ABOUT

A breath of fresh air, touch wood!

Our vision is to use the experience and knowledge gained over the last 20 years to provide a modern approach to tree management.

Arbor-Folia is an Arboricultural Consultancy Company based in Lanchester, County Durham.

We cover Northumberland, Durham, Teeside, Cumbria and North Yorkshire undertaking various aspects of tree surveying, report writing and planning. 

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About William Barron

William was born in 1984 into a farming family. Growing up he spent many hours playing and helping out on various family farms and has a natural affinity with the outdoors and nature. Leaving comprehensive education in 2000 with 9 A-C GCSE grades he enrolled at East Durham and Houghall Community College to pursue an education in Arboriculture (the study of trees).
 
After 2 years of full-time education, he graduated with a National Diploma (level 3)with a distinction and began working for one of the largest tree service companies in the North-East of England. Within 4 years he had achieved team leader status and an award for employee of the year (2005).
 
In 2007 he embarked on a 3 month working trip to Australia undertaking fire risk reduction work. On his return, he started working freelance as a climber for various large companies throughout the north of England. The majority of his experience (2008-present day) was gained carrying out storm damage and amenity pruning works for Northumberland Estates.
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In 2015, he decided to further his education and subsequently enrolled on the Fdsc Arboriculture course (level 5) at the well-renowned college Myerscough. Since then he has been undertaking various survey work for grounds maintenance companies and private customers and finished his degree in May 2019 passing with a merit award.

His experience within the industry sets him apart from other consultancy companies, many of which do not possess the core level of industry work experience.

His vision is to provide surveys and reports that can bridge the gap between consultancy recommendations and ground-level industry practice.

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We are Accredited

Arbor-Folia knows the importance of knowledge and understanding of the environment and the current issues the world is facing today.
 
We are now an associate member of the Institute of Chartered foresters (ICF) and will be working towards Professional Membership status.

Kind words from clients

“Great service provided by Arbor-Folia. Their reports have allowed us to manage our communal Parkland’s trees, increasing safety for our residents whilst also allowing us to budget for future management.  
Professional, reliable and supportive.”
Andrew Ellis, Committee Chairman
Axwell Park Estate
“We have always found the service and work to be of high quality and would have no hesitation in recommending Arbor Folia for arborist or consultancy work. You are guaranteed to get first-rate, friendly service and the work will be carried out in an appropriate and timely manner.”

Michael Wright, Operations Director
Grounds Maintenance Specialists Ltd

Ready to create a safe environment?

The moment you choose to take action for the well-being of your trees, you also choose the safety of neighbours, friends and loved ones. And it doesn’t cost a penny to reach out.