Protected trees

Protected tree in front of buildings

Trees can be protected in law, and severe penalties await those who break them. The Mayhew Consultancy provides advice and representation on all matters relating to tree law. Our specific services include:

Tree preservation orders:

  • Establishing which trees are protected, what types of works are possible without reference to the Local Authority and when a tree work application is required.

Tree work applications:

  • Compiling and presenting tree work applications to local authorities in order to gain approval without undue delay or prevarication.

Tree preservation order representation:

  • Putting forward objections to Tree Preservation Orders.
  • Appealing tree work decisions.
  • Providing expert witness statements in relation to Tree Preservation Order contraventions.