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1. Best tree surgery in Manchester

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Tree surgery in Manchester

Roots and Shoots tree surgery in Manchester have been established for several years, and is now ongoing to the next generation as my son takes an ever increasing role in the business.

At our tree surgery company in Manchester we have maintained a solid reputation, this is reinforced by our five-star ratings on Google, Facebook and Bark. This results in peace of mind for anyone who needs tree surgery in Manchester.

Our Qualifications

At Roots and Shoots, we are all fully qualified having been through NPTC and LANTRA exams. At our company, all the tree surgeons are qualified to this standard. I always carry my chainsaw card to prove I am who I say I am and to give the customer confidence and peace of mind.

Firstly, when getting quotes it is always a good idea to compare like with like. I ask the customer to seek to see proof of qualifications and proof of insurance. I inform my customers that our industry is very unregulated. It is essential to ask these questions so that you get a competent and skilled arborist to work for you in tree surgery in Manchester

At Roots and Shoots, we have 12 different N.P.T.C. qualifications together with 1 LANTRA qualification. We also have at least three members of the team who have undergone trauma training courses. All our tree surgeons undergo regular refresher training when the appropriate time has elapsed.

Here is a list of legislation we comply with and employ a consultant to keep us up to date in this respect.

PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998);

LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998);

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992);

the Work at Height Regulations 2005;

the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health);

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.

Arboriculture and Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) guidelines for tree surgery work.

We have £5 million liability insurance and £10 employers liability insurance

Our Tree Surgery In Manchester

Our tree surgery in Manchester is one of the most comprehensive in the county. We carry out all aspects of tree surgery no matter how large or small the job is. Quotes are free and are given on-site, in writing, either by text or email. There is no obligation whatsoever. If you have questions concerning the tree work, please feel free to ask. I love talking about trees and can advise based on the size, location, health, age and so on. We put you in the driver’s seat fully armed with all the facts so you can make the best-informed choice.

Tree Pruning

Different trees and circumstances call for different types of pruning.

Some trees will produce a thick crown with branches going across each other and high winds can cause a sail effect on the tree which can cause a lot of stress on the structure of the tree. If done properly it will improve the appearance of the tree, allowing more light and air through.

Fruit trees need to be pruned regularly. This is to ensure strong growth, removal of deadwood and branches that aren’t producing fruit and encourage vigorous growth of the main stems.

Another reason to keep a tree maintained to a particular height and width is to keep it under control. More often than not the tree has outgrown its location which is the reason why sometimes we are called in to help

At Roots and Shoots tree surgery Manchester we aim for a professional job, done safely and competently and of course, our customers are pleased with the finished result.

For more on how to choose your tree surgeon, visit:

Arboricultural Association – Choosing your Arborist (Tree Surgeon)

Or, have a look at one of our other blogs:

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