Howdens Tree Surgery Ltd
01746 552815   07815 858764
Shropshire • Worcestershire • West Midlands • Staffordshire • Herefordshire • Mid Wales
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Our arborists are trained in the skills necessary to carry out all aspects of the job

Couldn't fault their work & wouldn't hesitate to use again or recommend to anyone else

Jayne, Cleobury, Shropshire



With 20 years in the tree care industry, we remain committed to customer satisfaction and a job well done.

Howdens Tree Surgery are a most conscientious and professional company

Annette, Worfield, Shropshire



Our specialist tree surgeons insurance has no restrictions on height or proximity to infrastructure

They were good guys to work with. Everything was done sympathetically & to my satisfaction

David, Codsall, West Midlands



Our professional approach gives you peace of mind

A first class professional tree service you can rely on

Rod Pomery, National Trust


All staff members are fully trained, competent and qualified to carry out tree works operations. We are committed to our employees development and strive to maintain a high skill level and efficient tree crew.

This high level of training and certification results in a professional, safe and efficient work force. 


NPTC City & Guilds

Qualifications held include a host of NPTC City and Guilds Certificates of Competence for all disciplines used within the tree work industry. These certificates cover everything from chainsaw operations to advanced tree dismantling and the use of mobile elevated work platforms.


The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

IOSH is the largest health and safety membership organization in the world, committed to creating workplaces which are safe, healthy and sustainable.

Staff at Howdens Tree Surgery Ltd. hold both IOSH Working Safely & Managing Safely qualifications. 


Construction Skills Certification Scheme

All Howdens employees hold CSCS Cards. This ensures they are competent to carry out work on construction sites. 



LOLER is the Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, and is aimed at ensuring all lifting operations are properly planned, lifting equipment is used in a safe manner and lifting equipment is thoroughly examined at suitable intervals by a competent person.

Alex Howden is a certified LOLER Inspector of arboricultural equipment.


Personal Track Safety - Sentinel 

Howdens Tree Surgery Ltd. staff have undertaken the necessary training and examinations which enable them to work on railway track environments and hold PTS Cards.  


Utility Arboriculture

Staff hold the relevant Utility Arboricultural certificates enabling them to safely carry out tree works adjacent to power lines.


Arboriculture and Bats: a Guide for Practitioners

Our staff have attended an Arboriculture Association course held in conjunction with the Bat Conservation Trust enabling them to identify bat habitat and the laws in relation to protected species.


Emergency First Aid at Work

All employees are certified emergency first aiders.


Higher Learning

Howdens Tree Surgery Ltd. employees are passionate about trees and hold higher learning qualifications in a variety of fields, which include:

BTEC National Award in Forestry & Arboriculture

BSC Honours in Countryside & Environmental Management

Royal Forestry Society Certificate of Arboriculture. 


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