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Barnes Associates Ltd  –  Serving  Leeds, Harrogate ,York, Hull,  Newcastle areas and beyond.

Providing Tree Surveys for Development BS5837, Tree Surveys 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 are the leading consultancy providing tree decay and tree stability assessments using hi-tech tree diagnostic equipment.

Yorkshire based  travelling throughout the UK  –       

                Arboricultural association registered consultant                                            Landscape  institute registered practice.

We work for private tree owners, Parish and Town councils, Churches,  Schools,  Architects , Town Planners, Developers of  housing schemes, Highways,  Local Authority  and commercial facility managers.

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

The team is led by Ian Barnes  he is an  Arboricultural Association  Registered Consultant. 

Our team also comprises Chartered Landscape Architect, Chartered Environmentalists, along with Chartered Horticulturalists

We are a Landscape Institute registered practice and  have a wide range of experience in green infrastructure and provide technical solutions when developing near trees.

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

We have specialist training in Tree Risk, Subsidence related cases and BS5837 surveys for trees on development sites.  We provide training to other arboricultural consultants in advanced tree assessments.

We provide provide professional surveys having decades of experience. 

We use modern hi-tech tools including those from , supplying Fakopp 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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