Tree Surveys

  • Tree Safety and Tree Maintenance Surveys
  • Individual Tree Surveys
  • Arboricultural Management Plans
  • Tree Inventory Survey
  • BS:5837 – Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction Surveys

Woodland Management

  • Woodland Management Advice
  • Preparation and Renewal of Long-Term Forest Plans and Forest Management Plans
  • Forestry Grant Scheme Applications and Advice
  • Felling License Applications

Digital Mapping Service

  • Detailed Digital Tree Location Maps provided with Tree Surveys
  • Latest GIS Mapping Software – ArcMap, Mapinfo, AutoCAD, Google Maps
  • Digital Maps can be provided for Long Term Woodland Plans and Woodland Management Plans for SRDP Applications
  • Aerial Photography

Previous Work

Our current clients include National Trust for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, Highland Council, Scottish Canals alongside many private clients and land agents throughout Scotland.
Scottish Canals
Scottish Canals
Scottish Canals
Scottish Canals
Scottish Canals

What We Do

Tree Surveys

  • Including Arboricultural Impact Assessments, Tree Constraints Plans and Tree Protection Plans
  • Arboricultural Method Statements and onsite supervision
  • Tree surveys to include future management recommendations and detailed report of any tree work required
  • Statutory constraints advice and tree work applications with regards to Tree Preservation Orders and trees situated within Conservation Areas
  • Tree pest and disease diagnosis with management recommendations
  • Advanced decay detection – PiCUS Sonic Tomograph and increment core analysis
  • Management of any associated tree work
  • Mortgage application surveys
  • Aerial drone surveys and photography
Andrew Jackman Carrying Out Tree survey

Woodland Management

  • Woodland and Forestry advice
  • Invasive Species identification and control
  • Woodland project management
  • Felling License Applications
A&R Inverness woodland survey

Digital Mapping Service

  • Data gathered using the latest GIS software
  • Production of digital maps
  • Maps can include themes e.g. to convey species mix, individual tree re-inspection frequencies, felling areas and woodland compartments
  • Maps for Forest Grant applications.
  • Digital maps for Planning Applications to BS:5837 standard to include Tree Constraints Plans and Tree Protection Plans
Digital Map by A&R woodland consultants

Drone Services

  • Aerial imagery in hard to inspect areas - safer and cheaper surveying without putting the surveyor in dangerous or inaccessible locations
  • Providing accurate tree counts
  • Aerial inspection as an extension to level 2 VTA tree inspections
  • Assessment of plant health and damage in relation to tree health pests and disease
  • identification and monitoring of invasive species
  • Forest acquisition surveys and promotional filming - for prospective buyers and agents
  • Site vegettation and species mapping
Aerial Drone Tree Survey

About Us

We have over 30 years’ experience caring for heritage and conservation trees and woodlands throughout Scotland for one of the leading conservation organisations in the UK. Specialising in Tree Safety, Risk Management, Trees in relation to Planning Applications to BS 5837 alongside Woodland Management.

A & R Woodland Consultants specialise in tree surveys and are independent of any tree surgery companies – therefore able to offer complete impartial advice on tree management recommendations. A & R Woodlands are currently carrying out tree surveys on some of the most important landmark sites in Scotland.

Andrew Jackman

Andrew Jackman had been managing the woodlands for the National Trust for Scotland from 1991 to 2017 and has setup their current tree inspection system. He has extensive expertise in woodland conservation and veteran tree management along with managing major woodland projects, Forest Plans and Forestry Grant applications.

Rebekah Fraser

Rebekah Fraser had worked for the National Trust for Scotland for 2 years following her graduation from the Scottish School of Forestry with a BSc in Sustainable Forest Management: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. Her area of expertise is tree risk management, pest and disease diagnostics, GIS mapping and Planning Applications, Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction BS: 5837.

Rebekah is also a Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association.


Find Out More

We are happy to provide these services throughout UK - with bases in Inverness and Glasgow.

Fully Qualified with BSc Sustainable Forest Management: Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, City and Guilds Qualifications, Professional Membership of the Arboriculture Association (Membership No. PR5625) and Lantra Professional Tree Inspection.

Fully Insured with £5m Public Liability, £10m Employers Liability

£1m Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover

For further information and a competitive quote, please find our contact details below, or use the contact form to get in touch.

Kinneskie House
07549 352792 / 07446 080463