BS5837 Tree Surveys in Relation to Construction


    PBA have extensive nowledge in providing Local Planning Authorities with Tree Surveys in accordance with BS5837 2012: Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction as part of the planning process. Our industry recognnised consultants can provide BS5837 reports providing recommendations on the care and protection of trees on development sites.


    PBA Consulting's services include:

    • Informal Pre-development advice giving due regard to tree constraints and development potential.

    • Advice on achieving the satisfactory juxtaposition of trees, shrubs, hedges and building structures.

    • Production of Tree constraints plans to guide design processes.

    • Arboricultural Implication Assessments (AIA's).

    • Preparation of informed Root Protection Area (RPAs) and tree protection plans using TreeRadar subsurface root predictions as required.

    • Arboricultural Method Statements (AMS'S) as required to discharge any planning conditions.

    • Advice on RPA, tree protection zones, ground protection and the planting of new trees close to structures.

    PBA operate nationally and all our consultant surveyors have access to the latest in house CAD services which are operated by trained technicians.

    Landscape management


    Our integrated approach to landscape management results in clearly-defined practical strategies that are cost effective and result in minimal intervention during implementation and monitoring.

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    Arboricultural management


    Our consultants’ quantified approach to tree evaluation, supported by specialist investigation equipment, provides safe, sustainable solutions for the most challenging of treescapes.

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    Conservation management


    We provide environmentally sensitive solutions which balance biodiversity needs and management operations. This creates an integrated, sustainable approach to conservation, the protection of endangered species and important habitats.

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