Services

The Homegrown Timber Group offer a “one stop shop” for all your vegetation management, arboriculture, ecological mitigation and fencing requirements. Whatever service you need and whatever the requirements we will work in partnership with you to find the best solution at the best price.

 

The following page explain our key services in more detail, but these are just some examples of the services we can offer, we’re happy to help you with anything, so just give us a call to discuss.

Site Clearance

 

We provide a wide range of heavy duty and specialised site clearance equipment that ensures projects, whether large or small, can be completed on time. We work with the majority of developers, groundwork & demolition contractors and civil engineers.

We have Mulchers able to turn hectares of scrubland into areas ready for construction projects in a matter of hours, 360 excavators with harvesting heads capable of felling a tree, removing the branches and cutting to a specified length in a matter of seconds and whole tree chippers that can turn a mature tree into woodchip (that can be used as renewable energy source) within a few minutes as well as the capability to not just grind down stumps but remove them and chip them. In short we have everything to provide you with a site clearance service on time and in budget.

Tree Surgery

 

As a very experienced contractor, we provide professional Arboriculture, tree pruning and tree removal services, together with, bracing, air spading and planting. All our works are undertaken in accordance with British Standard 3998 Recommendations for Tree Work.

Our project managers will ensure all works are planned and executed safely and efficiently ensuring developments within our industry are utilised and practiced.

In addition to undertaking work on trees we offer consultancy services. We use the latest technology and methods to produce detailed tree reports, arboricultural impact assessments (AIA), arboricultural method statements (AMS), condition and safety assessments. We understand everyone’s needs for tree assessments differ and are able to tailor our services to our clients needs. We will always advise on duty of care, legal requirements, and environmental considerations.

Whether you require some pruning or surveying we have the experience and accreditations to help you.​

Fencing

 

Using only CSCS / FISS accredited fence installers HTG has acquired considerable experience in the installation of environmental and security fencing. 

 

Priding ourselves on our attention to detail when it comes to fencing, we provide a huge variety of fencing services.

 

Whether it’s protecting our wildlife with reptile or amphibian fences or protecting us with high security government approved fencing for our critical national infrastructure we’ve got it covered.

 

Just give us a call and we can discuss your requirements and help advise on the best solution.

Weed Control

 

We specialise in the control and eradication of invasive weeds and plants including Giant Hogweed, Ragwort, Floating Pennywort, Himalayan Balsam, Japanese Knotweed (our speciality), Skunk Cabbage and Rhododendron.

 

These weeds and plants are increasingly becoming a nuisance and many people and organisations do not understand the law surrounding their removal and disposal. We are experts at in this field and we use our expertise to decide the best method of control including herbicide treatment, manual pulling and removal by mechanical means, depending on the type of weed / plant and its situation.

 

HTG can advise on the best method of eradication, arrange the licences and make the necessary arrangements for Landfill Tax (LFT) exemptions. The Company is BASIS registered and all operatives using herbicides are NPTC PA1 and PA6 qualified.

Ecological Mitigation

The Homegrown Timber Group takes pride in its sensitivity to the ecological aspects of engineering and development; the Company has built up expertise in environmental mitigation ranging from large scale soil translocation projects to the collection of plants and construction of badger setts.

We undertake habitat improvement for conservation and environmentally sensitive mitigation works. We supply experienced ecologists and environmentalists for surveying and reporting and offer a watching brief service during the construction phase of any project.

Our environmental policy commits us to continuous environmental improvement, to be environmentally friendly, to demonstrate sound environmental performance, to prevent pollution and take actions that will lead to environmental sustainability. It applies to all our activities and their effect on our employees, contractors, suppliers, customers, the general public, and the world environment.