Category: Arboriculture

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Jun2020

Elm tree woodland

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Whilst out undertaking fieldwork associated with an Environment Impact Assessment, one of our assessors was lucky enough to discover themselves in a beautiful elm tree woodland in Cambridgeshire. Elm tree woodlands and trees were once commonplace in the English landscape but started to reduce in the early 1900s after woodland ... Read More
23rd June 2020ACD Environmental

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Jun2020
Multifunctional landscapes are becoming increasingly popular and are providing a creative way to adapt green spaces. Whilst visiting a park recently we noticed that on the surface of it it was an attractive place for people to visit, take their daily exercise, meet up with friends and family (whilst observing ... Read More
11th June 2020ACD Environmental

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May2020
ACD has recently been working with Horndean, Old Windsor and Bramshott & Liphook parish councils to ensure that they meet their duty of care to users of their land from a tree perspective. This included conducting health and safety tree surveys for parish councils, parks and cemeteries to ensure the trees ... Read More
1st May 2020ACD Environmental

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Apr2020

ACD Graphics Examples

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ACD has developed a strong graphics department, specialising in a variety of 2D and 3D programmes. Utilising software which is appropriate to the project and ranging from simple line drawings to fully rendered packages. We are able to tailor our graphics to not only suit the project but also client ... Read More
16th April 2020ACD Environmental

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Mar2020
Following our series of blogs regarding the variety of factors that need to be considered when specifying trees within residential schemes. We have put together an information sheet with all chapters included.   Please see below to read the information in full.   Specifying Trees in Residential Schemes 2020
4th March 2020ACD Environmental

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Feb2020
ACD Environmental was excited to attend the official launch of Whitethorn Gardens, Stoke Mandeville. Although a little wet it did not dampen the spirits of those who attended. ACD Environmental started work on this project with Kier Living in 2018, assisting with the full suite of ecological and arboricultural surveys, ... Read More
28th February 2020ACD Environmental

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Apr2019
In February, ACD were contacted to investigate the integrity of a Sweet chestnut tree in Henley-upon-Thames that had a Tree Preservation Order. The tree owner was concerned about the health of the tree after she noticed three woodpecker holes on the stem, as well as a branch failure from further ... Read More
2nd April 2019ACD Environmental

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May2018
The team at ACD Environmental are pleased to announce the recent opening of our new office in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire! The Cambourne office, headed by Dan Mottram (Regional Manager – East Anglia), has been established to support and enhance the service ACD Environmental provides to existing clients in the East Anglia ... Read More
30th May 2018ACD Environmental

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Jan2018
On 27th November 2017 Natural England and the Forestry Commission updated their Standing Advice on Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees, which will potentially have a major impact on our use of the buffer zones for engineering features and recreational uses, particularly SuDS features.   More worryingly, where ‘pollution’ (for example run-off during ... Read More
4th January 2018ACD Environmental

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Aug2017

Tick Season!

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Tick Season – Beware! One of the ACD staff returned from field survey work recently, to find that he had five ticks on him, and was naturally worried, so he was recommended to see his doctor and we have since reviewed and updated our Health and Safety Policy as a result. Lyme ... Read More
11th August 2017ACD Environmental