Street Scene Grounds Maintenance teams are responsible for maintaining all adopted green areas within the highway; also parks, open spaces and hedges that are the responsibility of the Council. The teams plant and maintain where appropriate, are responsible for Council Sports facilities, and provide treatments to areas that require weed control.
The council undertakes hedge cutting on its amenity and town centre hedges between September 30 and March 1, unless requested where a hedge is seen to pose a Health & Safety risk.
Certain trees and hedgerows are protected by law and must not be removed without permission.
Information and guidance on grass cutting, tree services and hedges
Anyone can set up in business and call themselves a tree surgeon or arboricultural contractor.
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