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Tree pruning and tree removal experts

Here at Westbeams our team of professional tree surgeons have helped homeowners and business owners from across the New Forest achieve their arboricultural visions. This is thanks to our skills, knowledge, expertise, industry equipment and sophisticated machinery.

All our tree surgeons are fully qualified and insured, giving you peace of mind that your job will be completed with the utmost care, attention and cover. Not only that, we have everything needed for even the most challenging tree surgery works right here, in-house and ready-to-go, which means absolutely no holdups due to reliance on third parties.

Your local tree care specialists

Based in Brockenhurst, New Forest, our tree surgeons will always give you more than one option to achieve your goals, potentially revealing a course of action that had not immediately come to mind. It is this client-centred approach, along with our commitment to diligent aftercare, that has led to us securing our reputation as one of the leading firms of New Forest tree surgeons. We are also competent and experienced in dealing with local authority planning applications, which means you can leave any important legal work to us.

To discover more about what makes us special, please take a moment to browse the tree surgeon section of our website. Alternatively, please feel free to drop us a line or give us a call.



We undertake a wide variety of residential tree services. For these domestic jobs, we carefully plan the best course of action, always showing the utmost care and respect for your property, your outdoor possessions, and any exterior fixtures and/or fittings. Tree removal, crown lifting, pollarding, stump grinding and hedge cutting are all services we undertake regularly with precision, efficiency and attention to detail. Meanwhile, all our workers are disciplined in completing a comprehensive clear-up afterwards. You can see evidence of our commitment to the highest standards of residential tree care by reading our customer reviews on the respected industry feedback website Checkatrade


When it comes to commercial tree services, we are on-hand to tackle jobs from the smallest to the very largest. Since 2007, we have enabled a wide range of business clients to improve the character, appearance and amenity of their real estate. Whether it is an overgrown tree blocking light, a tree that has grown out of scale with its surroundings, a dead, diseased or dying tree that requires removal, or virtually anything else, our experts are on-hand to always get the job done on time and on budget. Importantly, we can deal with any planning applications on your behalf. Plus, we will take every care to safeguard your property and cause minimal disruption to your business operations.


Our managing director is also the surveyor who will visit you for a free, no obligation verbal appraisal and written quotation. His extensive background as a New Forest tree surgeon means he has the insight and experience to outline and explain the pros and cons of all appropriate courses of action. In fact, a brief site visit can often make difficult decisions much more straightforward.


Did you know? We can also take care of any legal hurdles relating to Tree Preservation Orders and/or
Conservation Area applications by contacting your local authority on your behalf to submit applications.

Simply use the drop-down menu below to discover more about each tree surgery service:


Our surveyor will meet with you to assess your tree situation, answer any questions you may have and provide you with a detailed quotation. Importantly, he will outline all your options for achieving satisfaction by making recommendations based on best practice and the long-term interests of the tree(s).


Tree removal is exactly what it says. Often, trees that are dead, dying, diseased or fallen are best removed. However, sometimes trees are simply unwanted. The removal of unwanted trees usually benefits other trees in the landscape while improving light and creating a more attractive appearance. At Westbeams we have the vehicles and sophisticated machinery required to perform tree removal tasks with both care and efficiency.


Tree pruning is about taking away dead wood and unwanted growth while reshaping to secure a more appealing look and a healthier overall balance. Our tree pruning experts are skilled professionals who can climb your tree(s) if necessary to perform pruning. They will also exercise close attention to detail in order to create the desired visual effect.


Pollarding is a method of hard pruning that enables you to restrict a tree to its desired height and width while maintaining a natural and aesthetically pleasing shape. This practice is usually started when your tree has reached a certain size. Annual or biennial pollarding is guaranteed to maintain your preferred dimensions. However, a one-off pollard can yield significant and long-lasting benefits as well.


Crown lifting involves the removal of a tree’s lower branches to create a completely different appearance – usually that of a more mature, well-established tree. This practice is always done to a specified height – for example, 3.5 metres above ground level. Benefits of crown lifting include increased light reaching the ground and improved sight lines across your land.


Crown reduction is one of the most common hard pruning services we perform. This technique enables you to control the size of the crown while maintaining the tree’s natural shape and structure. The idea is to restore the scale and appearance you want. To achieve this, our aborists will concentrate on reducing the upper portions of your tree to reduce height, while making commensurate reductions to lower limbs.


Crown thinning is all about achieving a more standardised density of branches. It normally involves removing smaller, tertiary branches to achieve a more balanced overall crown structure with no dead, overarching, weak or duplicated limbs.


Our hedge and shrubbery experts can perform annual maintenance cuts and pruning jobs to smarten your garden’s overall appearance. We can also reduce the height and/or width of your tree or shrub if it has become too large.


Stump removal is nowhere near as difficult as it sounds. In fact, we can remove inconvenient and/or unsightly stumps in much less time than you might think. This is thanks to our range of stump grinders, which make short work of even the largest, most established tree stumps. Tight spaces usually present few difficulties and all waste is suitable for mulching.


Tree planting is something we are always enthusiastic to support. Feel free to ask us about the best options for planting new trees according to your garden’s unique characteristics.

We have full arboricultural insurance and £10 million public liability cover. All our work is carried out according to HSE complaint risk assessments. All our arborists hold full NPTC qualifications.

We have full arboricultural insurance and £5 million public liability cover. All our work is carried out according to HSE complaint risk assessments. All our arborists hold full NPTC qualifications.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you determine the cost of tree services?

The cost of your tree services or tree maintenance will depend on many factors. These factors include size of tree, type of tree, location, accessibility, what materials must be removed and what equipment is required. While we may be able to give an initial estimate, we always recommend booking an appointment to review your requirements and options. As a result, we will be able to give you an accurate price and timescale for completion.

How do you address tree diseases and pests?

When formulating quotations, a full ground-based visual inspection will be undertaken. This will reveal  a detailed and often complete understanding of the condition of trees and surrounding species. If it is deemed necessary, climbing inspections can be undertaken before any works commence or while some works are being completed.

How do you ensure proper tree care and maintenance in the New Forest ecosystem?

All our work is undertaken to the highest standards, with strict adherence to all relevant legislative guidance.

Do you offer land clearing and site development services in the New Forest?

We offer a full range of tree services, including all different levels of clearance. Importantly, with our full range of machinery we are able to undertake any clearance job in good time.


Contact us now for a FREE, no obligation
quotation and/or arboricultural advice.