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Charged as per quote / estimate100%
Appointments reported as missed (6 months) 0
Average score 9.87
15 reviews
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Hello, and welcome to The Original Tree Surgeons. 

My name is Robert (Bob) Noakes and I am the company proprietor.  After completing my apprenticeship with the City of London Grounds Maintenance and Landscaping, I chose to specialise in arboriculture and work within the tree industry. I subsequently spent twenty years climbing and pruning trees before moving into arboriculture management.

I have now been in the industry for over 35 years. Throughout my career I have continued with regular professional development, acquiring most of the certificates of competence in the trade. As regards experience, I have had the privilege of working at a number of high profile sites in London, but I have also maintained trees and shrubs in private properties, companies and schools throughout London, Essex and Kent.  

The Original Tree Surgeons was formed as a family business to offer a personal first class service to both domestic and commercial clients in Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells. I personally oversee tree work onsite, answer clients questions and give you peace of mind that your work is receiving a comprehensive, quality service.  We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and repeat business is the key to our success so every visit to your home or premises is treated with the utmost importance by our staff.  

Our clients range from domestic clients with a single tree or shrub in their garden, to large estates with multiple trees, shrubs and hedges and school sites. From the first occasion that we carry out work for you, we will provide an ongoing service where I will visit your property at least once a year free of charge to inspect your trees to give you full reassurance regarding their safety and maintenance requirements.  

The Original Tree Surgeons is not a 'one hit wonder'! We guarantee a reliable service with a quick response to every call. With all this in mind, take up our offer of a free site visit to give you advice on your tree or trees and provide you with a free estimate

Based in

Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0HL

Works in

Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells, Croydon, Kent