Our work as Chartered Tree Consultants covers a wide range of projects.
Just a few recent projects
for clients we've successfully helped are listed below:
Learning Centre, Clarion Woods, Sheffield
Working with FoCAL outdoor learning charity, to provide a BS:5837
tree survey with tree safety advice, for the creation an outdoor classroom and
associated structures, within a TPO'd woodland, south of Sheffield
on the edge of the Peak District.
Aldi Store Development, Skipton, North Yorkshire
This project required a full BS5837 Tree Survey,
Arboricultural Impact Assessment and Arboricultural Method Statement - at a large site on the edge of Skipton. The project involved retaining and protecting
several large mature trees close to the new development and the removal and
replacement of lower value trees within central area.
Home in Sheffield’s Green Belt
We worked with Wildscapes/Sheffield Wildlife Trust to gain planning consent for the development of a
new eco-home building on a sensitive green belt site in Sheffield.
Tesco Site, Barnsley
We provided an Arboricultural Method Statement and Tree Works
Schedule, in order to gain planning consent for this major new development.
This ensured the significant trees on site were protected during the new
development near Barnsley.
Tree Safety and Management at Hospitals in West Yorkshire
Large Scale Tree Safety Inspections - involving several hundred mature trees at hospital sites throughout West-Yorkshire. Detailed tree works schedules were provided allowing our clients to gain consent for the works to protected trees and gain comparable quotes from arboricultural contractors.
Primary School Redesign in Nottingham
A Tree Method Statement & Advice for the successful
retention of several mature trees at a development at a Primary School in Nottingham.
at Don Valley, Sheffield
The Motorpoint Arena Sheffield (originally Sheffield Arena) underwent an expansion, situated close to the river Don
and adjacent tree planting. Our BS5837 survey and tree planting advice allowed for minimal
impact to the trees and successful planning application to Sheffield Council.
Litigation Report, Chesterfield
Solicitors acting on behalf of residents at a historic Hall
required an expert arboricultural report in relation to alleged damage to a
boundary hedge and trees.
South Yorkshire Housing Association, Yorkshire
Tree management for a large charitable housing association in Yorkshire, including BS5837 surveys required for the development
of old unused sites and works organization.
Sheffield Street Tree Audit
AWA were instructed to audit the survey work of several tree inspectors undertaking council street tree safety assessments throughout Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Several thousand trees were assessed for hazards and the tree inspector’s survey work was independently audited and assessed by AWA tree consultants.
& Replacement of Protected Tree, Barnsley
Successful planning application to remove a large Monkey
Puzzle tree, within a Conservation Area of Barnsley. The tree was
inappropriately placed and had outgrown its location. It was replaced with a more
suitable tree in a better location.
Advice on Trees in Grimsby
Legal advice was given in a report relating to disputed
boundary trees in Grimsby,
North East Lincolnshire.
Manchester’s Building schools for the Future
Providing tree surveys, reports and advice on the creation of
8 new secondary school buildings and facilities, built within existing established
tree and wooded areas.
Tree Related Subsidence Damage
Subsidence report required to assess possible vegetation related shrinkage and root damage to a property from an adjacent council owned tree.
Site Expansion, Whitley, West Yorkshire
A new car park expansion was needed for a major factory site
near Whitley, West Yorkshire. The survey
allowed for planning approval for building a new car park whilst retaining the sites
mature TPO'd trees.
Centre, Wombwell, Barnsley
Full BS5837 Tree Survey and Method Statement helped gain
planning approval for new care home on a derelict site in Wombwell, Barnsley.
Walk Tree Assessment, Notra Dame High School
A Tree Safety Inspection and Hazard Survey was required for the
creation of new woodland walks and outdoor classroom for the schools pupils, within a
TPOd ancient woodland near central Sheffield.
Expert Witness Work in Leicester
We were instructed to act as an expert witness and provide the courts with expert legal reports for a case regarding TPOd trees in Leicester.
Station Development in Sale, Manchester
Tree Survey to BS5837 and Method Statement was required for a
new petrol station and car wash development in Sale,
Manchester. We successfully
detailed how several key trees could be retained and protected during the
Tree Report for Home-buyers Across South Yorkshire
As well as regular instructions from individuals who have had a pre-purchase home-buyers survey raise concern about trees near to their new home, AWA were instructed by several large estate agents to undertake home-buyers tree reports and mortgage tree surveys across the Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire region.
Management of trees on development sites including tree
survey, reporting and advice on TPO’d trees with regard to two sites, a Medical
Centre and a Local Community Centre, 300m from one another, located on the
outskirts of Grimsby. Successfully incorporating several mature existing trees
into the new development.
Tree Hazard Inspections
Academies and Schools Across Yorkshire
We have been instructed to undertake Tree Inspections for
safety for five schools and new academies across south and west Yorkshire.
to Widmerpool Improvement
Arboricultural consultant providing tree management advice on
a 28km section of the A46 road undergoing major works including entirely new
dual carriageway, most of it off-line, to replace the old road, going near several
semi-ancient and TPO’d woodlands. This work included tree inspections and
hazard evaluation and management of veteran trees.
Bradford Teaching Hospital Expansion
A tree survey for planning and tree protection plan - detailing
how the sites trees would be successfully retained - was required by Bradford Teaching Hospital, West Yorkshire, for the extension of a
new car park within extensive TPOd grounds.
Olympia Park, Selby
Tree survey, reporting and advice for the proposed Olympia Park
development; consisting of 1,000 new homes on brown-field land, near Selby, Yorkshire.
Sheffield Research Centre, Arthur Willis
Tree survey, reporting and advice on trees within TPO’d
woodland off Northumberland Road in central Sheffield within the grounds of
University of Sheffield's new environmental research centre, including
works program and supervision of contractors.
Protection for Aldi Store in Lancaster
Following our tree report, planning was approved for a major redevelopment of a food
store in Lancaster,
whilst successfully retaining the sites significant trees.
in Woolley, Wakefield
Tree survey and method statement for new housing development situated
adjacent to historic avenue of protected trees in Wolley,West
Yorkshire. Our initial Tree Constraints Plan allowed the architect
to sensitively position the new development in harmony with the existing trees.
Assessment, Bentley, Doncaster
A tree survey was needed for the development of a new retail
unit in Bentley, Doncaster - this included
replacement planting to mitigate for the required removal of existing low value
Housing Schemes in Nottinghamshire
BS5837 tree survey and tree constraints plans were required
to assess the potential for several sites across Nottinghamshire for major new
housing developments for one of the UKs largest house builders.
Care in Thackley, Leeds
Tree survey was required by the Council for the re-development
of a former care-home in Thackley, Bradford.
for New Schools in Sheffield
Tree surveys to British Standard BS5837 with Impact
Assessments and Tree Protection plans was needed for the development of two
major new primary school building projects in North Sheffield.
Trees near a Historic Building in Nottinghamshire
The land around a historic listed building required a Tree Survey and Method Statement in relation to extensive re-development, in
New Retail Park
Trees in Rotherham
This project included a tree protection plan for a line of high
value street trees, next to an existing popular retail park in Rotherham
on Castle Grounds in West Yorkshire
Pontefract Castle required extensive
restoration management on this historic monument, our tree assessments and
protection plans helped inform the sensitive restoration project.
to BS5837 (2012) at Former Chocolate Works site in York
Re-visit to the former Terry's chocolate factory in York to update the old BS5837 survey to new 2012 standard,
in relation to a major re-development of former chocolate works site in York, North Yorkshire.
Problems Solved at Development Site, Bessacarr, Doncaster
Following the initial rejection of the planning application
for a new residential dwelling, due to lack of detailed tree information - clients
instructed AWA Tree Consultants to undertake a new tree survey and Arboricultural Method
Statement for a new home situated next to protected trees in Bessacarr, Doncaster.
Inspection and Tree Preservation Works at Cleckheaton, West
A large scale tree safety inspection including woodland
groups. The report included a detailed tree works specification and a successful application to
the local authority.
Midlands Waterways Tree Survey
AWA were instructed to undertake an arboricultural safety
survey including management works, for several hundred trees along
the canal and waterways managed by the Canal & River Trust charity, around
the Birmingham and wider West Midlands area.
Food Stores in West Yorkshire and Derbyshire
Development surveys for two new Aldi stores, in Bingley, West Yorkshire, and Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire,
successfully retaining the most important trees within the wider development site area.
Management Plan, near Doncaster
Large scale woodland management plan and supporting information
for a planning application for a change of land use within a protected nature
reserve woodland area.
at Historic Hall in Nottinghamshire
Tree hazard assessment was undertaken within large a woodland
group adjacent to a busy Nottinghamshire road. Essential remedial tree works
were recommended to reduce land owners liability by the most cost effective
Scale Tree Hazard Inspections, Doncaster
AWA were instructed to organise and undertake a large scale
tree safety survey of several thousand trees for a village/care community near
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The site included several
thousand trees situated around the original Hall grounds, areas of residential
accommodation with purpose-built amenity areas, car parking and transport
areas, grassed amenity and parkland areas and woodland areas.