AWA Trees and Company News

11th September 2018
Mortgage tree survey reports for home-buyers

Mortgage tree survey and reports for home-buyers.

Trees provide significant benefits to property owners. Not only can they make a property more attractive, but studies have shown that nearby trees can increase property prices by up to 11%. However, if trees are highlighted as a potential problem when buying a new property, then there is a danger they can become a time-consuming, stressful and expensive hassle for the buyer. In a recent poll, two thirds of people voted moving-house top of their stress list, so the last […]
4th July 2018
Trainee Tree Consultant

We’re Hiring a Trainee Tree Consultant

We are looking for an enthusiastic future arboriculturist to join our existing team of tree consultants. You will assist our lead tree consultants with our increasing work-load, helping us provide high quality tree surveys to a range of clients. We are a small friendly tree consultancy based in Sheffield. Most of our tree surveys are in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the surrounding counties, but we often work further afield and cover most of England. We offer our private, commercial and public-sector […]
4th June 2018
AWA School Sites 2018

Tree surveys and risk assessments for schools

Trees in school grounds create inspiring learning spaces. In urban areas, trees in schools are often the main way young people connect with nature in their day-to-day lives. Trees do a lot more than make the school look pleasant, it’s even been shown in studies that students learn better with views of trees! The overall risk from trees to students, staff and visitors at schools is extremely low. Trees cause very few serious injuries; however, as the owner of trees, […]
9th April 2018
Leeds Tree Survey

Tree Survey for Planning in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

AWA Tree Consultants recently helped gain planning approval for 50 new dwellings with associated access. Our tree survey for planning in Leeds, West Yorkshire, minimised the impact on important trees at the site and maximised the development potential. The site was the former West Park Centre on the eastern side of Spen Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The Centre was demolished a few years ago, and much of the central part of the site remains covered with hard surfacing. There are […]
19th February 2018
Tree Survey Wakefield

Wakefield Tree Survey for Planning.

AWA Tree Consultants undertook arboricultural surveys in the Wakefield area that recently helped secure planning approval and meet planning conditions in relation to tree protection at the former Castleford, Normanton and District Hospital, West Yorkshire. The site is a triangular area of land which covers 4.4 hectares and was predominantly used as an administration base for various trust teams by the hospital. The site has many mature trees throughout that are covered by a tree preservation order. Our tree survey […]
29th December 2017
Tree Surveys across England

Have Arboriculturists – Will Travel!

As 2017 draws to a close, we’ve had a look back at some of the places where we’ve been undertaking tree surveys and created an AWA Tree Survey Map of England! This year we’ve undertaken tree consultancy work in a variety of locations, and we’ve inspected some great trees! One of the good things about being based in Sheffield is that most places in England are easy to get to. The map shows our core area for work, which runs […]
17th November 2017

Projects: Tree survey at Lincolnshire’s International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln, is a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command. During WWII over a million men and women served or supported Bomber Command. They came from 62 nations across the world and were united in their efforts to protect the freedom we enjoy today. Lincoln has been chosen for the site as it provides a central point for all 27 bases that earned Lincolnshire the […]
5th October 2017

AWA Trees are hiring an Arboriculturist

Do you want to get paid to look at trees? Then join our team! About AWA We are a small friendly tree consultancy. Our office is based in Sheffield, and most of our tree surveys in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and the surrounding counties, but we often work further afield and cover most of England. We offer our private, commercial and public-sector clients a range of tree consultant services, including: BS:5837 tree surveys for development, tree risk surveys and mortgage surveys. […]
4th October 2017

Projects: Tree survey for Sheffield Park Hill flats development.

The later phase of Sheffield’s Park Hill flats regeneration, including 330 student housing units by student specialist developer Alumno Developments, is expected to cost £20 million. We were instructed to undertake a tree survey for planning to assist in the regeneration works. Built between 1957-61 by the Corporation of Sheffield (the fore-runner of the modern-day Sheffield City Council), Park Hill is a landmark on the Sheffield city skyline, the largest listed building in Europe and widely regarded as a nationally […]
4th October 2017

Tree Survey in Nottingham for Planning at QMC bridge.

AWA Tree Consultants undertook a tree survey for planning in Nottingham for the new tram bridge at Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), which was officially opened on Friday July 28, which was also the QMC’s 40th birthday. AWA were the project arboriculturists throughout the duration of the scheme. The new bridge links the tram platform with the second floor of the hospital. The tram bridge is 90 metres long and eight metres off the ground, and features two rest areas and […]