Posts Tagged: BS5837

Do They Know About Professional Arboriculture At All? (A view from the Treehouse)

I was recently talking to a professional contractor who had been invited to tender for tree works by a housing association. The contractor was dismayed at the level of knowledge of those who had prepared the schedule of works. Apart from limited knowledge and understanding of tree species, the specification seemed to have been drawn up with no awareness of BS3998.

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A View From The Treehouse, 24th June 2012

This is an important year in the world of arboriculture, with BS5837, a document which guides the management and retention of trees within development sites, being updated.  In addition, the regulations regarding the administration of Tree Preservation Orders have been updated and amended in one of the most substantial overhauls since the legislation was first introduced in 1947.

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