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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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Tree surgeons sitting having a tea break following a tree removal and a crown reduction.
The team of tree surgeon climbers and ground staff relax after a hard morning’s work carrying out tree removal and a crown reduction.

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.

Company director Simon, stood on top of a large black poplar tree during a tree removal in Hebburn near South Shields.
Lead climber and business owner Simon pictured on top of a huge Black Poplar stem whilst carrying out hazardous tree removal in Hebburn.

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?

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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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