Who We Are
Experienced Arborists with over 15 Years of Expertise in Tree Surgery
As local tree surgeons based in London since 2008, we have quickly established ourselves as the leading tree surgery company, working for homeowners, local businesses, and local authorities across London and Kent.
Crowntree was founded by David De Costa after leaving the British Army, with the aim of providing an environmentally conscious approach to tree surgery. This includes offering clear, expert advice to customers and organisations whilst highlighting the importance of the preservation and maintenance of our trees.
At Crowntree Surgeons, we are passionate about trees and dedicated to providing exceptional tree care services. With years of experience and a team of skilled arborists, we pride ourselves in delivering professional, reliable, and environmentally conscious solutions to our valued clients.
We recruit the best London tree surgeons trained to NPTC standard. The company also has a vested interest in their staff, as well as promoting a customer-focused approach to our tree work. We understand that arboriculture industry jargon can be confusing and that’s why our tree surgeon teams are always there to offer free advice in tree surgery and tree consultancy.
The NPTC certification our staff have undertaken includes training on specific tree surgery elements, such as climbing trees with the use of chainsaw, tree pruning techniques, tree felling, rigging, dealing with storm damaged trees and arial rescue, and tree decay detection equipment. Training and education are important to us, which is why a number of our staff have gone onto higher education acquiring their level 4 diploma in arboriculture, all supported and paid for by Crowntree.
Our mission is to enhance the health, beauty, and safety of trees while preserving the natural balance of the environment. We strive to exceed customer expectations by offering tailored tree care services that promote sustainable practices and ensure the long-term vitality of trees.
Customer satisfaction is at the heart of our business. We value open communication and take the time to understand our clients’ specific needs and objectives. Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or part of a public institution, we tailor our services to meet your requirements, ensuring a positive and stress-free experience.
We believe in responsible tree care services that respects and protects the environment. Our practices prioritise sustainability, and we strive to minimise our ecological footprint. We employ eco-friendly methods and proper renewable green waste management, to promote the health of trees and preserve the natural ecosystems in which they thrive.
Safety is our top priority in every tree care operation. Our team adheres to strict safety protocols working within the company’s health and safety policy, utilising specialised equipment and techniques to ensure the safety of all our tree surgeons, clients, and their properties. We are fully insured and committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety in all our work.
We are proud members of the local community and actively participate in initiatives that contribute to its well-being. We support tree planting programs, educational workshops, and environmental conservation efforts, working together with residents and organisations to create a greener and more sustainable community.
Contact us today to experience the difference of working with our professional team of tree surgeons. Let us help you maintain the beauty and health of your trees while providing you with exceptional customer service and peace of mind.
We cover all aspects of tree surgery in London to the highest standards.
Experienced Certified Staff
Our tree care team consists of highly experienced and certified professionals, ensuring exceptional service and expert care for your trees. Trust our skilled staff to handle all your tree care needs with precision and expertise.
Well Organised & Tidy
Our tree surgeons take pride in our well-organised and tidy approach. From meticulous clean-up to efficient project management, we ensure a neat and orderly experience throughout the entire process.
Specialised & Safety Equipment
Equipped with specialised and state-of-the-art safety equipment, our tree surgeons are prepared to tackle any tree care task with the highest level of precision and safety. Rest assured, we prioritise the well-being of our team and your property at all times.
We can deploy our team of experienced and skilful tree surgeons in London & surrounding boroughs.
Verifiable Customer Reviews following our Tree Surgeon Service
Crown Tree Surgeons were extremely flexible and helpful! The team gave their time to come and help Demelza Hospice Care for Children with their 2023 Tree-Cycle Event. Around 300 trees were chipped on site and we couldn’t be more grateful for their support.”
Demelza, Hospice, Care
Highly professional, knowledgeable and sympathetic service from first enquiry to completed works. Significant works carried out in a conservation area to the highest standards. The site and surroundings were left with no debris or disturbance. No hesitation in recommending Crown Tree Surgeons Ltd.
Needed a large fir tree removing as it was too close to the property. Crown Tree Surgeons ltd replied to the enquiry immediately and gave good advice and quotation. The Felling of the tree was done by a professional team who were efficient and tidy . Many thanks to David and his team. Highly recommended Crown Tree Surgeons Ltd.
Very impressed with David and his team. David is highly knowledgeable and offered great advice for sorting out a large lime tree. The work was carried out less than a day after accepting his (very reasonable) quote–and done so to a high standard. Will definitely use Crown Tree Surgeons again.
Michael, Lea, Rock
Had my oak tree’s crown reduced. Found the company really helpful from the word go. Real professionals, did a really good job at helping me decide what was best for us and importantly the tree long term. Really happy with the end to end, would recommend.
Crown did a fantastic job of dealing with a problem tree which was growing into the back of our church. David came promptly, looked at the problem and had the team out to fix it so quickly. The lads were polite and hard working and the price was exceptional. Would totally recommend them to anyone.
Rev, Nick, Walsh, St, Luke's
Do you have any questions about our Tree Surgeon Service?
Permission will need to be sourced from your local authority if the tree is protected. Trees can be subject to planning by an individual TPO “tree preservation order” or they could fall within conservation areas. Our trained tree surgeons will carry out all checks. Heavy fines of up to £20,000.00 are in place for carrying out tree work to a protected tree.
On most occasions there would be no need to enter a neighbour’s property. In cases where the mature tree being removed is on a property boundary, our team of tree surgeons may need to enter a neighbouring property. This is to safely lower branches to the ground and then to tidy any debris by blowing the garden with leaf blowers.
Our tree surgeon teams have many years of experience. When we come out to quote you, our team will highlight anything of concern that day. We will then relay this again on the day of work. In some cases, protection will be used to safeguard your property, from lawns to garden rooms and ponds.
In most cases tree works never exceed a day to carry out. Even the biggest of trees can be removed in one day. Occasionally, where trees are located on the roadside or have obstacles directly under the base of the tree, this may exceed a day as extra care must be taken.
Health & Safety legislation and the associated insurances are at the core of our business. We are covered with both public and employers’ liability insurance. In addition to this, we are also covered for professional indemnity.
Yes, all of the resulting green waste will be removed unless you specify otherwise. Our woodchippers chip branches up to 8inch in diameter and any logs are processed into manageable sizes to be removed. 100% of our green waste is processed and used as biomass.
The resulting wood chips from stump grinding a tree stump are back filled into where the stump once stood. The wood chips themselves are very small in size and biodegrade quickly.