Leicester Tree Care

The Team -

Leicester Tree Care is a small family run business, meaning that our customers will always benefit from that personal touch.  We are proud that our customers constantly tell us that our team are the hardest and fastest working individuals that they have come across. We believe that this comes from the passion and enjoyment that we get from doing work that we love.  We will always try to go above and beyond for each customer, committed to offering our best possible service.

Simon Chamberlain - Arborculturist / Director

Typical work activities include:

  • Selecting plants and designing landscaping schemes;
  • Applying knowledge of tree biology for effective tree maintenance;
  • Following and negotiating clients' requirements;
  • Managing tree care and tree planting contracts;
  • Carrying out tree inspections and surveys;
  • Writing reports for engineers, solicitors, mortgage and insurance companies, providing information relating to trees, for example if a tree root system is damaging or likely to damage a building or cause subsidence;
  • Reviewing and responding to planning applications;
  • Providing training for junior colleagues and volunteers;

Qualifications:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting - City & Guilds CS30
  • Felling & Processing Small Trees Upto 380mm Diameter  - Lantra M/504/0321
  • Felling & Processing Large Trees Over 380mm Diameter  - Lantra F/504/0565
  • Sever Individual & Multiple Uprooted (Windblown) Trees - Lantra L/504/0620
  • Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue - City & Guilds CS38
  • Sectional Felling, Rigging and Dismantling
  • Working Safely & Working At Height
  • Manual Handling
  • Emergency First Aid At Work
  • COSHH (Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health)
  • CRB / DBS Certified
  • Traffic Management NHSS-12D-T1 & T2

 

Rob Goodman - Arborist / Climber

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Robbie is first and foremost an experienced and brilliant climber, his true love is rock and ice climbing but as we don’t have too many of either in the Midlands, trees come a close second. Robbie is capable of scaling any tree in any situation, committed to using the latest arboricultural techniques to achieve the best results for the customer. Robbie is also a keen athlete, and competes at a high level in fell racing and cross country races.

Qualifications:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting - City & Guilds CS30
  • Felling & Processing Small Trees Upto 380mm Diameter  - Lantra M/504/0321
  • Felling & Processing Large Trees Over 380mm Diameter  - Lantra F/504/0565
  • Sever Individual & Multiple Uprooted (Windblown) Trees - Lantra L/504/0620
  • Tree Climbing  & Aerial rescue - City & Guilds CS38
  • Use Of A Chainsaw From A Rope & Harness – City & Guilds CS39
  • Emergency First Aid At Work

Training:

  • Sectional Felling, Rigging and Dismantling – City & Guilds CS41

 

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Paula Chamberlain - Office Manager

Paula manages the accounts, administration and day to day running of the office. With an extensive background in customer service, she always does her best to provide an excellent service for each individual customer.

Paula provides all of the administration backing for all of our projects, dealing with any planning applications, conservation area and TPO checks, compiling reports for local councils in addition to the day to day running of the office and diaries.


 

 

 

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Kaan Cardakli - Part Time Ground Crew / Firewood

Kaan is currently studying for a degree at The University of Wembley but when he can, he will always help us out with groundcrew duties. Strong and capable, Kaan helps to provide extra support when it is needed, gaining hands on training and experience with the team.

Kaan also handles all of the firewood enquiries, processing and deliveries.

 

 

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Dale Colver - Part Time Ground Crew

Dale is another valued member of the team that works on a casual part time basis. Strong and hard working, he is enthusiastic and always willing to offer an extra pair of hands whenever the situation arises.

Dale is also a very talented recreational climber and is studying as a carpenter as well as working for the NHS organising staff in a Leicestershire hospital.