Trusted tree surgeons in Norwich & Norfolk

We would like to thank you for taking the time to visit our website and give you an insight into who we are, what tree services we offer and the ethics and morals of an eco-conscious tree surgeon business. We are based in central Norfolk, in the quiet village of Hoveton and have been providing tree surgeon services in Norwich & Norfolk for over 20 years.  We have grown from a one-man band to a fully operational team of 5-8 employees. We have gained a reputation for being highly knowledgable tree surgeons and we have built an impressive portfolio of clients both domestic and commercial customers.

Target Trees have been leaders in the arborist industry in the Norwich and Norfolk area for both domestic and commercial tree surgery services. Our services include hedge cutting and trimming, tree planting, garden waste clearance, tree management, stump grinding and tree surveys and much more.

Target trees employ tree surgeons who are trained to the very highest standards and led by Ian flatters who has over 20 years of experience and is at the very top of his profession.

We hold the following qualifications:

  • Arboricultural Impact Assessment (AIA)
  • Arboricultural Method Statement
  • BS5837 Surveys
  • First Aid
  • Fully Qualified Tree Consultant
  • Fully Qualified Tree Surgeon
  • GIS /GPS Tree Plotting
  • Insurance liability
  • Loler Inspector
  • Mortgage Tree Reports
  • PAL card
  • Tree Constraints Plan (TCP)
  • Tree Impact Plan
  • Tree Surveys
  • Waste certificate


8 great tips to consider when employing a tree surgeon

When looking for a tree surgeon in Norwich, you should be looking for a company or individual to carry specific credentials to completely protect yourself in the event of a problem occurring. You are completely within your rights to ask about the company accreditations and the type of qualifications that they possess.

  • Ask your tree surgeon if they possess accreditations and are linked or approved by any bodies or membership schemes, such as the Arb Association or
  • Get a detailed quote from your tree surgeon that you are considering and feel free to bring up any issues or questions to the quote that you do not understand
  • If you want complete satisfaction hen you should probably hire a specialist (Arborist) who will be able to cover every single aspect of tree surgery
  • Do they carry an up to date loler inspectors certificate (This is a certificate which proves that they have had their equipment annually checked for safety)
  • Make sure that you fully understand who will be on your property and get familiar with your tree surgeon to establish a clear understanding of all works to be completed including time scales
  • Does your tree surgeon carry a waste carriers license? Your tree surgeon should carry this and please be aware if your tree surgeon can not provide proof of this license
  • The National Proficiency Tests Council (NPTC) is the new level of tree surgeon competence, formerly City & Guilds Group. If your tree surgeon does not carry this card to prove they have been tested, then please be aware as this is an industry-standard level which should be the minimum requirement to prove a tree surgeon’s abilities.
  • First aid at work, in the most worst-case scenario, the first aider on-site is essential to minimise the effects of a potential medical issue.

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    We are trusted & rated by our customers

    Target Trees was established in 2009 by Ian Flatters who has a wealth of knowledge and a genuine passion for his job. Here at Target we are not your average tree company, due to our specialist equipment, skill set, training and machines which allows us to complete much higher volumes of work throughout the day.Our dedicated team allows us to not only carryout all aspects of tree works from tree removal to pruning but we are also able to provide an experienced and qualified consultancy.

    Ian Flatters, Target Trees

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