About Godwins Tree Surveys

Godwins Tree Surveys offer an excellent level of service and over 10 years of industry experience. Our staff are qualified to a high level of competency and we have experience working on many thousands of arboricultural projects.

Robert Godwin

MSc, MArborA

Robert Godwin has worked in arboricultural consultancy for over 20 years, covering a broad range of arboricultural activities. Robert began his employment in arboriculture after completing his degree in Landscape Planning and Management at the University of Manchester. Whilst employed as a full-time arboricultural consultant Robert gained a Master’s degree in Arboriculture from the University of Central Lancashire.

As a professional arboricultural surveyor and consultant, his workload has included the management of trees on construction sites, the management of risk from tree failure posed to people and property and the assessment of trees involved in tree-related subsidence damage.

Robert has also acted as Expert Witness at the London County Court on tree-related matters. Robert has been a Professional Member of the Arboricultural Association for many years.

Our Promise

Why choose us?

We strive to supply our clients with an efficient, reliable and friendly service. We currently provide tree surveying services to commercial companies, private individuals and the public sector on projects such as large-scale planning applications to the detailed assessment of individual trees. We promise all our clients:

A polite and friendly service

Excellent support at all times

A competitive quote

That an arboricultural report will be provided within agreed timescales

That all our reports are prepared by an experienced, qualified tree consultant

Full Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance cover of £2m

Godwins use the latest technology, which allows us to undertake efficient data capture on-site. In turn, this helps us to keep admin time and office costs down to a minimum, thus enabling us to provide very competitive prices on our survey reports, with high accuracy and a low margin for error.

Robert offers a friendly and professional service and provides a comprehensive report. He is flexible in his approach and is happy to advise on measures that can be taken to reduce the impact of design proposals on trees. We have worked with Robert for many years and envisage working with him for many more.

Eleanor Hall, Director
Hayes & Partners Architects

We are chartered architects and have worked with Robert Godwin for over 10 years on various projects. We have found his company to be professional, knowledgeable, reliable and always available. Robert’s attention to detail is first class and he is well able to deal with the local authorities arboriculturists.

Peter Dickinson
Peter Dickinson Architects

As developers with more than thirty years’ experience our success has depended upon selecting professional advisors and consultants with a high standard of competence. Robert Godwin has acted for us on numerous projects. His work is of the highest standard and has always produced successful results. We look forward to a continuing working relationship.

David Rahal, Director
Malvern Homes Limited, Property Developers

We’ve worked with Godwins Tree Surveys on numerous projects and have always found their service to be efficient, thorough and friendly. A clear quotation at the outset is followed up by a flexible site visit and detailed report; and Robert is always happy to discuss questions and concerns. Highly recommended.

Mark Whitfield, Architect
Whitfield Architects

We have worked with Godwins for a number of years to provide arboricultural advice and prepare statements in support of a variety of planning application submissions. We have found them to be professional, competitively priced and especially responsive at resolving issues during the application process, all of which are essential in order to secure timely planning permissions for our clients.

Chartered Town Planners
De Pol Associates

We have previously used many arboriculturists to prepare tree surveys for our planning applications submissions, but found Godwins to be the most efficient, cost effective and our consultants of choice.

Jason Cartwright, Director
P4B Extend Limited, Architects

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