Tree felling is the complete removal of a tree. Where space allows, the tree is felled in a single section using various techniques to control the direction of fall. We can safely dismantle any tree to ground level. We have experience of working with all sorts of trees and sites, including removing very large trees from very restricted sites.
Arbor Call will work closely with either our in-house or your ecology team to ensure that best practice is adhered to at all times.
Trees identified as bat roosts will not be felled until the appropriate consents have been obtained from Natural England and will be felled in a bat sympathetic manor.
Trees with woodpecker’s holes, cracks, splits, cavities and rot holes, can be ‘soft-felled’. This involvers section dismantling by removing the top branches first and working down the tree removing it in sections. A tree identified as having bat roost potential will be lowered sympathetically using ropes to ground level. Each section will be laid on the ground with holes and cracks facing upward for as long as possible (at least 24 hours under suitable weather conditions is advisable); this gives any possible bat a chance to vacate the tree. Please note that cutting through cavities would be avoided.