About us

A company you can rely on

History

The company was started by Tony Castle in 1979 when Arboriculture was starting to become the new term for tree care in the UK.We were one of the very first dedicated tree surgery co''s to operate in York. In the early days most of the work carried out involved working for farmers,felling trees and selling firewood. Today the company carries out all types of Arboricultural work and offers a full hard and soft Landscaping service from design to build. We also supply specialist equiptment for sale or hire.

Our customer service,safety record and in house training is second to none.This was rewarded by the Millenium commission and the City of London when in 2000 we were awarded runner up in the national "We in business awards" held at the dome.

Arboriculture

Surveys/Reports - TPO Application - Felling - Dismantling - Dangerous trees - Pruning - Planting -Stump Grinding

Tony is a  qualified Arboriculturalist educated to HND levels. During the 90's and early 00's he worked as consultant to Hambleton District Council and The Diocese of York. Most of his work for HDC was making reccomendations on planning and protected tree related matters.

Tony was for many years involved in the training and national examination process for workers in the industry. He was priveleged to train over 20 NY fire and rescue personel in chainsaw techniques for use in their work.

James Castle Joined the company in 2016 straight from school. He served his apprenticeship whilst studying at Askham Bryan College where he gaind level 2 Arboriculture. He became a partner on his 18th birthday and he is now our lead  climber. James together with our qualified team offer a complete service to tree owners working to Bs 3998  

 

Landscaping.

From a single fence panel to a £40k fully designed and installed landscaped garden or a vegetation management motorway embankment scheme we have done them all, and still do.Tony has a destinction in Landscape design and is happy to help with ideas on any size scheme

Fencing

We supply and erect all types of timber fencing

Drives 

The comany owns its own excavators and tippers. We have installed 100's of drives in different materials. We have the staff, machinery and skill to carry out any scheme. We source all our materials from local suppliers that we know and trust. 

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