Find a local tree surgeon

Tree surgeons are skilled in assessing different types of trees for form and growth pattern, ensuring they’re kept healthy. A tree surgeon can also tell you whether trees are structurally sound alongside taming overgrown specimens, and much more. Let Hoppy help you find a local tree surgeon in no time at all.

What can a tree surgeon help with?
  • Cutting down trees
  • Planting trees
  • Assessing hazardous trees
  • Removing and pruning branches
  • General tree health and treatmen 
How Hoppy helps you choose a tree surgeon with Rated People

Hoppy has partnered with Rated People to help you find local trusted tree surgeon and get the job done in just 4 easy steps. 

  1. Select ‘tree surgeon’ from the list of trades and tell Hoppy all about your job by completing a short form. 
  2. Then post your job – you’ll get a confirmation email from Hoppy and our partner Rated People that your job has been posted, with a link to where you can manage it. 
  3. Now sit back and wait to hear from up to 3 trusted tradespeople about your job – be sure to check out their profiles, where you’ll find examples of previous work and genuine reviews. 
  4. Then simply choose the right person for your job! 
What questions should you ask a tree surgeon?
  • Do you have public liability insurance?
  • Will you supply all the materials?
  • How much experience do you have?
  • Can you provide references for previous work?
What qualifications should a tree surgeon have?

There are no set qualifications for tree surgeons as most will learn on the job. Some may start as grounds workers or take college courses. Experience is the main factor and look out for knowledge of ropes and harnesses as well as power tools to get the job done.

Common Questions

Do you need planning permission for tree surgeon jobs?

You might not know this, but many trees are protected by tree preservation orders. This means that usually you’ll need consent from the council if you want to fell or prune them. There are additional controls over other trees in conservation areas; find out all about them over at the Planning Portal

Do you need insurance for tree surgeon work? 

Your tree surgeon should have public liability insurance as it protects against any damage that could be caused to your property. Ask your tree surgeon whether they have it before any work starts.

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