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About Us

We are fully qualified arborists striving to provide the best in tree care and management techniques.

A little bit about
South Hams Arborists

South Hams Arborists was established in 2013 by Ben Hoare and Dan Haslam, whilst they were on the level 3 extended diploma course in Arboriculture and Forestry at Bicton College, Devon. Ben took over the sole running of the business during Summer, 2013.

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Whilst attending Bicton College, Ben achieved the following qualifications and awards:

  • Level 3 extended diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture
  • NPTC CS30- chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting
  • NPTC CS31- Small tree felling (10 inches diameter)
  • NPTC CS38- Climbing and aerial rescue
  • NPTC CS39- Use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness
  • NPTC wood chipper
  • Emergency first aid at work certificate.

Since graduating from Bicton College in Summer 2013, Ben and his team have gone on to achieve further, nationally-recognised qualifications to ensure that they are fully qualified for all aspects of arboriculture, and not just the minimum, basic qualifications required for insurance purposes.

These include:

  • NPTC CS32 Medium Tree Felling
  • NPTC CS33 Large Tree Felling
  • NPTC CS41 Tree Rigging
  • Chapter 8 signing and lighting, suitable for working on a public highway

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Please Call Us: 07814 376119

Please contact us if you would like to discuss anything tree, hedge or woodland related or alternatively, to enquire about a free quote.