How much does a Tree Surgeon cost?

When it comes to tree surgery services, the cost can vary significantly based on several factors, including tree size, accessibility, and tree species. The average cost from our experience is usually £350 to £3000 plus vat.  

Sunderland Tree Surgeons costs

Tree Surgery costs in Sunderland are on the medium range in terms of tree surgery costs in the UK, due to the cities cost of living being one of the cheapest in the country. But nonetheless prices still may vary for different companies for tree removal and this is down to the companies size and experience. As bigger companies may charge more.

Here is a price range for a small tree

  • Small Tree felling( less than 20ft): £350 to £500 per tree
  • Disposal of tree debris: £75 to £150
  • Crown reduction and thinning: £150 to £200 per tree
  • Additional stump removal and grinding: £150
  • Garden/Site Clearance: £200 per person per day or £40 per hour
  • Hedge Trimming: £40 per hour per person
  • Wood chipper hire: £150 per day or £450 per week
  • Weekend work and work after 5 pm: +50%
  • Tree survey, reports, and evaluations: £450
  • Ivy removal and disposal: £40 per hour per person
  • Japanese Knotweed removal: Contact for a quote

For trees in difficult to access locations, or closer to power lines or property structures then mobile crane or aerial platforms may need to be used, this would increase the price.

Tree Removal Costs

Tree removal is a task that should not be delayed, as it can lead to more substantial problems in the long run, including potential damage to property. While professional tree felling services do come at a cost, it’s a small investment compared to the potential expenses caused by tree-related damage.

Average Tree Removal costs

The cost of tree removal can vary widely, primarily depending on factors like tree size, type, condition, and placement. Here’s a rough estimate of average tree removal costs in the UK:

  • Tree felling: £300 to £3,000
  • Large oak at height with a team: £1,500 to £3,500
  • Medium birch tree with a medium team: £500 to £800
  • Day rate per person: £250 to £400
  • Day rate for a large team (3 people): £700 to £950

These figures provide a basic guide, with costs increasing for larger and more complex tree removal jobs.

Tree Trimming costs

Tree trimming and pruning is important to maintain healthy trees, it can also help prevent disputes and issues with neighbours and councils this is because tree’s usually grow big and wide, meaning they will need regular pruning to keep them in shape. Tree trimming for smaller trees can start at £150 to £600 for larger trees.

Tree Stump Removal Costs

Stump Removal can cost you £100 for smaller stumps and £350 + for larger stumps, this is usually calculated by the width of the stumps and if you need roots removed as well.

Arborist Survey cost

If you need an arboriculture survey, expect to pay between £250 to £1,000 for an arborist report.

How much does a tree surgeon cost?

The average cost of hiring a tree surgeon in the UK is approximately £300 per day, with most tree surgeons working in teams of three. This brings the total tree surgeon cost per day to around £900. For hourly rates, expect to pay around £40 per hour, depending on the experience of the tree surgeon. It’s advisable to obtain quotes from local tree surgeons for accurate pricing in your area.

Key Takeaways

  • Check if your tree is subject to a tree preservation order (TPO) with your local council before any work.
  • Address tree issues early to prevent damage and ensure safety.
  • Hiring a professional tree surgeon is crucial for safety and effectiveness.
  • Tree removal costs depend on various factors, with the average cost ranging from £400 to £3,000.
  • Regular tree trimming and pruning can help maintain your tree and prevent property damage.
  • Stump removal costs start at £100 for small stumps and can vary based on size and complexity.
  • Hiring a qualified arborist for an arborist report can cost between £250 to £1,000.

Don’t compromise when it comes to the safety and health of your trees and property. Always choose a reputable tree surgeon with the appropriate insurance to protect you, your neighbors, and the public.

If you have any tree-related concerns or require professional tree surgery services, it’s best to consult with a local tree surgeon for a customized quotation. Remember that investing in proper tree care is a wise decision in the long run, as it helps preserve the beauty and safety of your outdoor space.