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Barnes Associates Ltd  –  Providing Tree professional Surveys in Leeds, Harrogate ,York, Hull, Newcastle areas and beyond.

A Yorkshire based firm but travelling throughout the UK Arboricultural association registered consultant and  landscape  institute registered practice.

 Tree Surveys for development (BS5837), Tree Risk Assessments,  Advanced  Tree Assessments, Tree Health and Safety reports,  Tree preservation orders TPO advise, Tree reports for mortgages / insurance, Legal advise, Landscape  Design and management.   

We work for private tree owners, Parish councils, Churches,  Schools,  Architects , Town Planners along with developers of  housing schemes, highways and  Local Authority projects .

Our involvement can be from one tree through to larger private estates, development sites.

Often called upon for second opinions and specialists in building near trees  (BS5837) .

We are one of the leading consultancies dealing with and tree decay and stability assessments using hi-tech tree diagnostic equipment.

Ian Barnes is our lead arboricultural consultant he is an  Arboricultural Association  Registered Consultant. Our team also comprises of a Chartered Landscape Architect, Chartered Environmentalists, along with Chartered Horticulturalists

We are a Landscape Institute registered practice and  have a wide range of experience. 

We are Fellow members of the arboricultural association. Professional members of the Consulting Arborist Society.

We have specialist training in Tree Risk, Subsidence realted cases and BS5837 surveys for trees on development sites.

We provide provide professional surveys having decades of experience. 

We work with a leading edge equipment suppliers of hi-tech investigative tools including  amongst others providing the most update  tree care in the UK.



Health & Safety Surveys

Risk Assessments

Homebuyer (Mortgage and Insurance)

Veteran & Venerable Trees

Legal & Law (TPO & Valuations)


Decay & Defect Scans

Tree Stability Checks

Tree & Plant Health Care

Root Detection & Mapping

Aerial Inspections


BS5837 Tree Surveys

Impact Assessments

Method Statements

Planning Conditions

CAD Plans (2D & 3D)


Commercial Landscape Design

LVIA (Landscape Visual Impact Assessments)

Landscape Management

Garden Design

Green Infrastructure


"Ian - thank you very much for you very good and thorough report"
Parochial church council
We did a Health and Safety survey
"Having now read Ian's thorough report I would like you to submit the application for removal of the tree"
Mr H
Private client - We did a health and safety survey
"Thanks very much Ian – this is very comprehensive"
We provided a advanced tree assessment
"We have found this system to be very useful in assessing the health and therefore the management of some of our elderly trees”
Katherine Musgrove
Garden Manager - RHS Harlow Carr,Harrogate ( We provided advanced tree assessments)


Our address is;

Barnes & Associates Ltd 
Rivermead, Skelton Road 
Langthorpe YO51 9BZ


We are always here to help!

Office 01423 322 371 
Ian 07831 530 563 
Sue 07442 535 777


If you think you could benefit from our help or advice, please feel free to email us;

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