Tree services, stump removal, hedge cutting and tree consultancy for residential and business clients.


Based in Southampton


023 8084 7287

Commercial Tree Services

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DGS Trees provides arboricultural contracting services to other businesses on an ad-hoc and contract basis. We specialise in commercial tree work and up to 80% of our annual work relates to aboricultural contracting services provided to other businesses.

Our Tree Services

Clients We Serve

  • Developers
  • Utility companies
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Councils
  • Housing associations
  • Facilities management organisations
  • Businesses generally

Local planning consent / Protected trees

When instructed to undertake work, we always check the legal tree protection status of all trees included in our quotations. Failure to check tree protection status can potentially result in significant fines and legal action. DGS Trees deal with all planning applications, acting as an agent for our clients and there are no additional costs for this service when instructed to undertake work we’ve quoted for.


We carry insurances to undertake all of our work and every quote sent includes a copy of our insurance documents, we have the following insurance policies:

  1. Public liability - £5 Million
  2. Professional indemnity - £500,000
  3. Employers liability - £10 million  


We are audited annually by two different health and safety organisations called CHAS & SMAS, each organisation puts the company under a microscope and assess our operating procedures, ensuring we operate to a recognised industry health & safety standard. There are pass and fail criteria, only a pass will maintain our approved contractor status each year.

We are committed to maintaining a safe working environment for staff, clients and members of the public. Annual health & safety audits ensures we keep pace with industry best practice and keeps  everyone at work safe, including those that work with us! 

Customer Care

DGS Trees is a truly unique and energetic award winning organisation that consistently looks to improve the experiences of our clients.

We set ourselves extremely high levels of service expectations as we strive to maintain our reputation as a leading arboricultural organisation. Below is a summary of our commitments to our customers; these commitments are reviewed regularly in light of experience and feedback from staff and clients.

We will endeavour at all times to provide customers with:

  • Excellent value for money
  • An assurance that our business is conducted in a professional manner at all times.
  • A user friendly and informative website and supporting written documents for all communication with our customers.
  • A dynamic technical team of arborists both in the office and onsite that are committed to providing expert qualified services to our customers.
  • Ensure staff undertake continued professional training and development, translating into an expert, qualified and trained services for our customers.
  • In house training for staff that meets the needs of DGS Trees to meet industry standards and the high expectations in the delivery of service to our customers.
  • A streamlined and friendly enquiry, site visit, quotation and invoice process.
  • Quotations are sent to customers within 2 days of the site visit. Ensure work is booked and managed as expediently and efficiently as possible
  • Purchase and maintain High-quality and specialist arboricultural equipment that will enhance the delivery of services we provide our customers.

General support

We will endeavour at all times to:

  • A manned Office/Reception that is responsive on a daily basis to general enquiries received by phone, email or by post.
  • Ensure a respectful, friendly and supportive attitude at all times to everyone visiting and associated with the company, in whatever capacity.
  • Listen to and respond positively to feedback and suggestions.


Due to the high standards, we expect of our staff and the service we provide our customers we do not believe we should have dissatisfied customers. However, should a situation arise whereby a customer wishes to complain about any aspect of our service, please call or write to our head office directly: 

DGS Trees
Hotspur House
Prospect place
Hythe, Southampton
SO45 6AU

Telephone: 023 8084 7287

Any complaint received will be dealt with as a matter of urgency and resolved to the very best of our capability.

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