Forestry

We offer a fully bespoke forestry service to suit landowners, estate managers, farmers and forestry managers requirements throughout the southeast including Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Whether it is carrying out contracts with our digger and tree shear to remove ash dieback trees, reinstate field boundaries that have been left to become overgrown or reducing field hedgerows to submitting a felling licence for a clear fell, we have a range of forestry machinery available and well established contacts within the biomass and timber markets to make carrying out the work as cost effective and as sustainable as possible. We can also carry out the re-planting of woodland and native hedgerows.  

Some of the services we can provide are:

    Timber harvesting (mechanical and hand cutting)

    Timber Extraction to roadside for marketing.

    Timber Sales

    Clear Fell

    Chipping for biomass of cord and brash wood

    Woodland management

    Thinning, Coppicing, Ride and Vegetation Management

    Ground preparation and Mulching 

    Ditching and access road instillation or reinstatement

    Planting

    Ash Dieback Removal- Fully mechanised or with the use of a mewp. 

 

Some of the machines and equipment we have available:

Valtra tractor, fully forestry guarded with roof mount botex timber crane and forwarding trailer

Heizohack 8-400 crane fed chipper

Jcb Fastrac with ten tonne hydraulic winch and 17 cube chip trailer

8 Tonne excavator with terratech tree shear, cone splitter and timber grab.

Forestry mulcher and flail

All our operatives are certificated with the relevant FMOC tickets and First Aid plus F and all relevant RAMS (risk assesments, method statements and COSHH) completed prior to any work being carried out.

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