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WGS Tree Services

Mr Wesley Skinner

Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire
(219 Reviews)

Skills & expertise

  • Gardener
  • Tree Surgeon

Skills & expertise

  • Gardener
  • Tree Surgeon

Company info

We are a professional company with years of experience based in Hedge End, operating all around Hampshire and surrounding counties. Over time we have built up a great clientele supplying the best hard and soft wood logs around.
We have a great customer base due to our friendly and trusted service and always welcome new customers and are happy to share our knowledge on firewood and arboriculture.
When it comes to our Tree services it's refreshing that all of the team genuinely care for and very much enjoy working in the industry. We have regular ongoing custom domestically. We are also proud to do work for several local authorities.
I started logging at the age of 13 and at 16 decided to learn more about tree surgery.  After securing various tickets in in the industry. I started a small tree team that has developed in experience and size over the years. Covering all aspects of tree care and tree maintenance .
The team are extremely friendly, hard working and all with the relevant skilled qualifications. No job is too BIG or SMALL whether it commercial or domestic making sure we carry out all work to the British Standard 3998. Giving the customer what they want is important to us from the initial phone call to the site visit. As long as both parties agree on professional  work being undertaken in accordance to the laws .
We are insured up to 10 million public liability and 10 million employers liability which allows us to work in every eventuality.
 I only use the best climbers and groundsman to carry out all of our work to the highest standard. Please don’t hesitate to read our testimonials  from various satisfied customers.
Here at W.G.S. we take immense pride in the fact we leave all  work sites very tidy and also recycle almost 100% of our waste. Including wood chippings, hard wood and soft wood , wood milling . We cut and log up all our wood and allow all wood to air dry season until at the right moisture content.
For the last 20 years I have worked alongside my father running the family log business, as well as keeping the tree and hedge work operating in tandem. The last couple of years the tree business has really developed and due to our efficient and skilled work we keep on growing.
In 2010 I decided to buy a kindlet kindling machine to produce my own kindling wood made out of the finest seasoned soft wood.  All kindling is barn stored and dry. We provide a high volume of bags wholesale and domestic . We cater for all orders no matter how small or large.
Our services include:

  • All aspects of Tree Work
  • Kindling household and wholesale
  • Bulk bags hard wood and soft
  • Nets of logs
  • Arctic loads of firewood
  • Hedges
  • Tree & hedge pruning
  • Tree felling
  • Dead wooding
  • woodland management
  • TPO ( Tree Preservation applications ) Dealing with Authorities
  • Wood milling
  • Mobile wood milling
  • Mobile wood processing

  • Crown reductions
  • Crown thinning
  • Crown lifting
  • Logging & splitting
  • Stump removal
  • Pollarding
  • Site clearance
  • Chipping
  • Emergency response 24 hours a day
  • Landscaping
  • Ground Management

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  • Domestic Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Free Estimates
  • 24 Hour Call-out
  • Insurance Work Undertaken


Works in

Southampton, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire,

Vetting Status

Fully Vetted Trade

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Accreditations and Memberships

NPTC - Tree Surgery CS39

City & Guilds: 

  • NPTC CS39 - Use a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness (2 credits)(H/600/4118) awarded to Ben Mann.
  • NPTC CS38 - Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue (5 Credits)(F/600/4112) awarded to Ben Mann.
  • NPTC - Basic Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue awarded to Ben Mann. 
  • NPTC - Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting and Felling Small Trees up to 380mm.

  • Chartered Institute at Environmental Health - Level 2 Award in Emergency First Air at Work awarded to Ben Mann.