Tree Surgeon Derbyshire

Based in Derbyshire Bark and Branch Tree Surgeons provide a high quality tree surgery service throughout the High Peak Area. We under take all our tree work with pride and are committed to providing first class customer service and professionalism from start to finish of any job we undertake. All of our work is undertaken by City & Guilds qualified tree surgeons who are all highly experienced. We hold £5 million public liability insurance. Our tree surgery services are not only available to domestic homes but to commercial customers, builders/developers, golf courses, commercial land etc. James Ratcliffe is the owner/operator of Bark and Branch and will meet all his customers personally to discuss the needs of the job. He will also be on site whilst the job is being undertaken from start to finish.

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Tree Surgeons in Derbyshire – Tree Removal Experts

Centrally located to service Derbyshire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester, Bark and Branch are expert tree surgeons and vegetation management specialists. From the removal of trees to the control of invasive weeds, we provide quality arboriculture services that have earned us a reputation as one of the leading tree surgeons in Derbyshire.

Whether it’s tree surgery and site clearance or vegetation and invasive weed control, all our expert work is carried out by a skilled team of City & Guilds qualified arborists in Derbyshire. We have the experience to provide our services to both domestic customers and commercial clients across a range of sectors.

What does a Derbyshire tree surgeon do?

Derbyshire tree surgeons and arborists specialise in the care, maintenance, and removal of trees. Much like a medical surgeon, we understand how and when to perform various operations to live trees and shrubs in a way that is sympathetic to the ecosystem they are part of. Our aim is to avoid harm to trees and ensure they will benefit from any work carried out.

Hiring a qualified tree surgeon in Derbyshire

We provide expert consultation and surveys so that we can fully understand your needs. Here, we can take a detailed brief and assess the project to provide the most appropriate recommendations. Based on your vision, we can provide expert advice on all aspects of tree surgery, from where to position trees, tree removal, tree pruning, and treatment and care of trees and shrubs.

Tree removal Derbyshire

Our tree removal services in Derbyshire are end-to-end, which means that we complete all of our projects by safely and sustainably removing waste. Tree surgery in Derbyshire often generates a lot of waste depending on the level of pruning, trimming and cutting required – all of which is cleared from the site by our team before we leave.

If you’re looking to recycle any removed branches or trees as part of your landscaping project, we can help you covert the waste into woodchips to use for mulch using our specialist equipment.

Experienced arborists in Derbyshire

It may be tempting to carry out the work yourself, but tree surgery is a skilled profession with a high level of risk and injury. We are fully insured and our specially trained arborists in Derbyshire have a wealth of experience handling heavy machinery and specialist tools safely.

We take safety very seriously and recognise that tree surgery is often dangerous work. Our team are fully qualified under the National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) for all aspects of arboriculture, including the use of a chainsaw (CS39), the felling and processing of small trees (CS31), and aerial rescue (CS38). Our work, recommendations, design, and removal are all executed to British Standards (3998:2010 and 5837:2012).

To find out more about our tree surgery services and what our team of arborists in Derbyshire can do for you, please get in touch. Our tree surgeons have years of experience delivering outstanding services in Derbyshire, the surrounding areas, and across the UK.

Bark & Branch tree services is owned by James Ratcliffe and offer a wide range of tree surgery services to the surrounding area. Based in New Mills in the High Peak area of Derbyshire we can easily cover Buxton, Chapel-en-le-frith, Disley, Glossop, Hayfield, and all surrounding areas. We are fully insured to £5 million and all staff are experienced and fully qualified.


Hi James, Just a short note to thank you and ‘the team’ for the work done last week. Both myself and Jean were really grateful for the professional way you all conducted yourselves and the timely way in which the work was done.  We would have no hesitation in recommending you to other prospective clients.

Kind regards,


Mr & Mrs B