Who are Universal Tree Care?

Tree Surgeon Totnes
When Tommy,  founder of Universal Tree Care, established his tree surgery business in Totnes, it was from his deep passion for trees, mycology (the study of Fungi) and nature in general.

The team leader and lead climber at Universal Tree Care, Tommy holds the following professionally accredited tree surgery qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons) in Forestry from Bangor University, North Wales
  • Level 3 National Diploma in Arboriculture from Bicton College
  • NPTC tree surgery tickets 30, 31, 38, 39 and Manually Fed Wood Chipper
  • Technician member of the Arboricultural Association

Tommy has a strong work ethic, ensures meticulous attention to detail, and employs professional qualified Arborists and Foresters for any work undertaken.

At Universal Tree Care, our customers care and satisfaction are our paramount concern.

This is why Universal Tree Care provides competitive rates for domestic, private and commercial tree surgery in the South Hams area, at efficient work rates, whilst leaving work sites tidy.

All of our work is covered by ‘Public and Products Liability’ up to £5 million and ‘Employers’ Liability’ to £10 million, carried out according to ‘BS3998 2010 – Tree work recommendations’ standards, and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAW) are strictly adhered to.

All of our climbing and lifting equipment is subject to rigorous LOLER (LOLER stands for: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations inspections) daily, weekly and by an external examiner on a six month cyclic bases.

What does this mean for you? It means that with Universal Tree Care, any and all tree work we carry out is done by qualified and covered professionals.