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Tree Surgeon in South Shields

We are a local family-run company based in South Tyneside. Over the past six years, we have provided professional tree surgeon (arborist) services to residential and commercial customers across North East England.

The Tree Fella NE Ltd delivers a high standard of work through our friendly team of professionally qualified climbers and ground workers. Our customer service team work hard to ensure all our customers have a first-class experience from quote to clean up.

We are a growing team of tree care professionals proudly with a reputation that reflects, and we’re really proud to have hundreds of loyal customers who’ve supported us as we’ve grown.

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Can you spot Dylan or Simon?

The lads were carrying out three Sycamore reductions in Whitburn this morning with Andy on the ground. πŸ€™πŸΌ

The trees were cut to spec following a planning application as the trees were protected by a Tree Preservation Order.

#arborist #tree #treesurgeon #southtyneside #whitburn #sunderland

Making the most of these two conifers to get some rigging practice in for Dylan. Balancing quality slow-paced learning time with costs and productivity is Simon's biggest scheduling challenge to date.

Over the last two rainy days, we've completed a crown reduction on this mature beech and reduced a large willow tree. Wet and cold for the crew. Tops off a fantastic year for @thetreefellane. Thanks to the team for all their hard work and to our customers for being patient and helping us work through a complex 2020 with the rest of the nations small businesses. Have a great holiday season everyone!

A good days work today with these two mature sycamores receiving The Tree Fella attention to detail.

Crown reductions and a crown lift carried out following a successful planning application. 🌳🌳🌳

That β€œrunning low on bait” face, as demonstrated by Andy, during a long hard days conifer removal and tree pruning. 🀣

Best be careful here aye! πŸ€”πŸ€«πŸ€­

#arborist #treesurgeon #hedgereduction #treepruning

Following a 5-day notice to South Tyneside Council and planning we've removed a large hazardous Ash tree removed in Monkton, Jarrow. 🌳

Sad to see it go, but you just can't take the risk in such a built up area and so close to a road. 😒

Wedged in an alleyway πŸ˜‚

A crown reduction carried out in Whitley Bay recently

Here's hoping summer kicks in soon! Last weeks dose of the sun 🌞 has got us wanting more!

A perfect moment on this lovely sunny day to teach Dylan about the pivot point on a hedge trimmer and how to cut a square face.πŸŒ„πŸŒ²πŸŒ²πŸŒ²πŸŒ²

Where's that rain they mentioned? 🧐

Dylan's been tackling a nasty scratchy plum reduction in Whitley Bay. Poor previous pruning had led to a very dense crown. Safe to say it was a "fun" climb πŸ˜‚πŸ©Ή

The tree was located in a conservation area. Having completed the relevant planning application on behalf of our client we were able to crack straight on in today's glorious sun. 🌞🌳

The apprentice spent his Sunday afternoon washing the truck πŸ’¦. And wetting dad πŸ˜‚.

What a lovely day β˜€οΈπŸ˜ŽπŸŒ„

We dismantled this large sycamore using a Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP).

A large wound had resulted in major decay leaving the tree vulnerable to failure.

A few weeks ago we took most of the weight out of the crown and we popped back today finish off while traffic management was in place.

Hello my little feathered friend 🐦. See you in a month or two πŸ‘πŸ»

Nesting season might be "over", but it's always important to carry out a nesting bird check before 🌳 work starts!

Spotted us out and about yet?

Sycamore gap? Almost. We've been in Whitburn this morning carrying out a crown reduction on this tree. The Tree was protected by a Tree Preservation Order we gained planning permission on behalf of our customer.

The team have some canny chip/tan lines going on 🀣

The flowers were a lovely touch with today's tea and biscuits! New entry into our top ten πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸΌ

Every load tells a tale. This is the tale of a sweaty couple of days and a lot of bottles of water πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸŒ‘πŸŒž

Happy Friday bait thanks to @wolfmanns_eating_house 😍πŸ₯°

Lazing around in the back garden in the sun β˜€οΈπŸ˜

Don't worry! We've not gone anywhere. We're just too busy to take photos 😁.

Crown reduction carried out today in the West Boldon Conservation Area. #westboldon #eastboldon #southtyneside #arborist #crownreduction #treesurgeon

The boys learning quickly! Reducing a whitebeam this morning in Chester-le-Street. Nice one Dylan πŸ’ͺ🏼

β€œThere once was a great conifer hedge…” πŸ“š

Ooohh. I'm glad that weather's picked up again. Roll on summer!🌳

Looking for affordable and approachable tree surgeon in South Tyneside?

We are highly qualified & experienced

Fully qualified, insured and working to BS3998: 2010 Recommendations for Tree Work, we’re the perfect fit for domestic and commercial requirements. Whether we provide tree pruning, removal, stump grinding/stump removal, planting or large-scale site clearances, we guarantee completion of each job to the highest standard.

We rely on the latest arboriculture industry best practice, expert knowledge, and our dedication to customer satisfaction to uphold our reputation as the most recommended tree service provider in South Tyneside.

One of our qualified climbers pictured during tree removal in Jarrow.

We look after our clients and our planet

Our team of friendly customer advisors and experienced arborists work hard to make sure you’re delighted with our tree services.

Our team members hold various arborist qualifications, including relevant NPTC certificates, including but not limited to chainsaw use, tree climbing, felling, rigging, First Aid qualifications, enhanced driving licenses, and other industry-related requirements such as International Powered Access Federation licenses.

We maintain registration with the Environment Agency as Approved Waste Carriers, and all our waste is recycled.

We are working to improve our carbon footprint and over the last few years have heavily invested in equipment that produces lower emissions, battery tools, and have recently taken delivery of a new vehicle drastically reducing our emissions.

Young child learning Tree Surgeon & Arborist techniques, called rigging, that will assist in tree removal in confined spaces.
Practising tree felling and tree pruning techniques with our junior arborist.
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From the first contact and through the initial assessment visit by one of our arborists, the tree works themselves, and the invoice/payment process, you’ll feel like we’ve got your best interests at heart. Our business thrives from customer recommendations & referrals, and our customers must know we are the tree service they can trust us.

Our team are a happy & motivated bunch who’ll always deliver a first-class finish. Our tidy-ups are central to maintaining a good reputation and because we pay our staff fairly they’re always happy to go that extra mile for our customers.

Looking for a reliable arborist in South Tyneside?

We’re proud to be endorsed by Trading Standards.

Being approved by Trading Standards minimises the risk of people being frustrated by unreliable businesses or having difficulty resolving issues if things go wrong. It provides added confidence, with businesses being compliant with fair trading laws.

This means our customers can buy with confidence from a trusted business committed to treating our customers fairly.

Trading Standards Approval shows we are committed to complying with consumer protection laws and that checks have been carried out by Trading Standards Officers using intelligence databases and our trading history.

The scheme sets the standard of our Customer Charter and Code of Practice that the business complies with, including delivery of excellent customer service, compliance with consumer law, provision of high-quality services, a skilled and competent workforce, truthful and genuine sales practices.

If you’d like to learn more, visit our profile page on the Business Approval Register.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tree Surgery

There are a lot of tree surgeons to choose from. Here’s some information to help you make an informed decision.

What’s the difference between a Tree Surgeon and an Arborist?

tree surgeon using a chainsaw to remove a section of timber from a tree

In some ways the terms are interchangeable. Tree Surgeon is a commonly used & less formal term referring to an Arborist.

In practice, however, an Arborist should be a professional in the field of arboriculture, which is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees & shrubs, etc., and should hold professional qualifications. In the UK these terms are widely used and confused.

As a company, we much prefer the terms used by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) who differentiate between Tree Workers and Arborists.

Here at The Tree Fella NE Ltd, we are proud Tree Workers able to carry out tree pruning and tree removal work expertly. When expert scientific knowledge is required, we’d always refer our customers to an Arborist qualified to Level 4 or Level 5 for a professional survey back up by Professional Indemnity Insurance. Once the study has been carried out, and the doctor has prescribed the solution – we’ll carry out the work.

Why do I need a tree surgeon?

Tree work requires technical competence supported by a high level of training and lots of experience. For these reasons, tree work should only be undertaken by a qualified tree worker or arborist, with expertise in the area of work to be conducted.

If not carried out by a professional, tree work can lead to injuries to people, damage to property or severe harm to your trees.

No matter how small the job – it’s worth consulting a tree surgeon. Here at The Tree Fella NE Ltd, we’re not afraid to suggest if something can be done yourself to keep costs down – but equally, we’ll always be honest and inform you if it’s a task where you should seek professional advice.

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