Tree Surveying in Huddersfield by The UK’s No.1 Arboricultural Consultants

Tree surveys from as little as £300.00

Arboricultural Consultants providing Tree Surveys and reports throughout Huddersfield.

JCA Limited are industry leading arboricultural consultants based in Halifax, West Yorkshire but operating nationwide throughout the United Kingdom. Our specialist team can offer excellent expertise on a wide range of areas including tree safety, developing near trees, subsidence risk, trees and the law, bats, ecology and tree diseases.

What type of Tree Surveys do JCA offer?

Being experts in the arboricultural field and dependent upon your requirements, JCA Limited in Huddersfield offer an array of tree services ranging from BS5837 developmental to safety surveys to legal and homebuyers’ reports. Our arboricultural survey reports can be used to validate a planning application or assess the risk from trees to people and property. If you are unsure about what type of survey you require or would like any arboricultural advice, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01422 376 335 or email

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    Professional and Independent

    Professional and truly independent UK-based Arboriculture and Ecological consultants with a 98% pass rate — which we believe can’t be beaten.

    Market Leading Service

    Our work is widely used as best practices across the Arboriculture and Ecology sector and the JCA specialist team can advise on a wide range of arboriculture and ecologist areas.

    Fast and Efficient

    JCA Arboricultural and Ecological Services pride ourselves on our quick response to inquiries and fast turnaround times. Ensuring you get what you need on time.

    BS5837: 2012 Developmental Surveys and Reports

    BS5837 is the British Standard for Trees in relation to design, demolition, and construction – Recommendations. The latest version was published in 2012 and applies to all trees that could be affected during the design, demolition, or construction phase of a development. If you are an architect, land developer or town planner and you are planning to develop on land that contains trees, it is likely that you are going to need an BS5837 Tree Survey.

    Fast, Low-Cost Tree Surveys Throughout The UK

    Are you developing land with existing trees or natural vegetation? Then you may require a tree survey from JCA. We offer a range of tree surveys for developers, local authorities and smaller private customers undertaken by professional tree consultants.

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      Tree Safety Condition Surveys and Reports

      JCA Limited specialise in supplying arboricultural advice to Landowners, Estate Managers, Non-Governmental Organisations and Local Authorities. JCA has invested time and technology in developing a computer-based system for managing tree stock for safety purposes. Our consultants are well qualified and experienced in preparing Tree Safety Reports. Our aim is to identify and solve tree problems quickly and effectively whilst providing a management strategy which addresses risk management and budgetary needs. Our reports are high quality products complying with current standards, they are easily read with clear plans and we are proud of our thorough approach and report presentation.

      Homebuyers Survey and Report

      At JCA we can complete a thorough and honest homebuyers report into the safety and overall health of any trees that may be of concern quickly, to minimise any disruption to the sale of a property. A homebuyer’s report is often recommended to lenders or estate agents by surveyors and mortgage offers can be withdrawn if a surveyor is concerned about trees close to a property.

      Appointing JCA to check the trees around a property prior to purchasing will give you peace of mind, knowing that your new home is unlikely to be influenced by the trees and that, if there is a risk, we will prescribe the best course of action. Health and Safety issues are addressed at the same time for added security.

      Homebuyers’ reports are being provided by a number of people with varying degrees of expertise and insurance cover. Lenders are very cautious nowadays and clients are advised to check the surveyor’s qualifications and insurance before commissioning such a report.

      Tree Subsidence Surveys

      JCA has dealt with over 4000 tree related subsidence cases for a range of leading insurers, loss adjusters and consulting engineers. Our comprehensive services for tree related subsidence claims include specialized arboricultural survey, heave assessment, root identification, management/supervision of tree works contracts (including installation of root barriers), risk assessment for local authority street trees, and expert witness service for litigating claims.

      Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council Tree Preservation Orders

      Due to the large potential penalties for illegally carrying out work to protected trees, it is important that the correct procedures are followed if trees are subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or are within a Conservation Area.

      If you wish to undertake work on a protected tree, JCA can prepare a report to support your application. We are also available to submit an application form/notice of intent to Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council on your behalf outlining the works proposed on protected trees.

      Industry Leading Arboricultural Consultants in Huddersfield

      If you think you may require a Tree Survey but are unsure which type, please feel free to get in touch with us and one of our Arboricultural Consultants will be able to assist you. Our dedicated team provide high quality surveys for both the public and private sector operating throughout the UK and Internationally, ranging private clients with a single tree to municipal clients with over 50,000 trees. Alternatively, please contact us for a free no- obligation quote on 01422 376335 or email

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