Welcome to Foremost Tree Surgeons

Welcome to Foremost Tree Surgeons

Your local and trusted professional tree service provider. Whatever your requirement you can rest assured that we  will deliver a fast, safe and reliable service. Local Authority and Arboricultural Association approved, all our teams are fully trained and experienced and work to the highest standards. See below for the range of services we offer, check us out on Check a Trade or simply call us for a competitive quote.

Contract & Public Services

Foremost provide a comprehensive tree management service to many public services and are Approved Contractors for Local Authorities and public utilities like Hampshire County Council and Scottish & Southern Energy plc, as well as working with several major Construction & Development groups providing our full range of services.


Foremost work with many businesses in the commercial sector providing a fast and reliable service which includes the supply and installation of commercial hoardings, security fencing and site clearance.

Foremost also offer a tree survey service which is regularly used by housing and commercial project developers.

Residential & Private

For nearly twenty years Foremost has been providing tree work for homeowners and private clients throughout the South of England.

Our work includes general tree and hedge maintenance, tree felling and stump removal, new tree planting and all forms of garden fencing.

Our Services


Foremost can supply and erect all types of fencing for home owners, businesses and local authorities. From steel palisade fencing for factories or building sites to timber panel fencing for domestic gardens. We have a solid reputation for doing the job well, and we take pride in the work we do. In all cases you can rely on us to leave your site looking tidy with all arisings removed and recycled.

We can help with tree protection, perimeter fencing and site security. For all your fencing requirements, contact us, first and Foremost.

Tree Stump Removal

Once trees have been felled within the urban environment it is usually necessary to remove the remaining tree stump and this requires specialist machinery and trained staff. Foremost have a wide variety of stump grinding machines that can work on any site and on any ground conditions.

Tree stumps can be removed from any situation, from urban highways to forest plantations and even from seemingly inaccessible spaces like small back gardens and courtyards. For all your stump removal work needs contact us, first and Foremost.

Tree Planting

We offer a reliable tree planting service sourcing a wide variety of healthy trees from saplings to mature trees. We are happy to provide advice on which trees to plant in your garden or grounds, taking into account the suitability of the soil, light, drainage and competition from surrounding trees. We use the best suppliers of both bare root and mature trees to ensure only the very best specimens are planted, first and Foremost.

Forestry Work

At Foremost we offer a range of forestry contracting services. Our forestry services include, woodland creation, felling, thinning, hedging, plantation management, timber extraction, winch operation, mulching and vegetation clearance.Contact us, first and Foremost.


Tree surveys can be supplied in various formats ranging from a simple spread sheet, containing as much information as a client requires, to digitally plotted maps in an electronic format with accompanying spreadsheet and full-blown individual tree reports. For all your surveying needs contact us, first and Foremost.


At Foremost we are determined that materials from felled trees are put to good use. We use chippers to reduce arisings into high-grade woodchip which, depending on their size, can be used as fuel for biomass boilers or be used to create environmentally sound paths in parks and play areas. Contact us, first and Foremost.

Site Clearance

Foremost are regularly called upon to provide a first rate site clearance service. From small-scale garden clearance to large-scale site clearance for house builders and property developers. Our teams work safely and tidily removing all waste, including felled trees, stumps, hedges and vegetation for recycling. For all your site clearance needs contact us, first and Foremost.

Hedge Maintenance

Foremost have many years’ experience looking after hedges in urban and rural locations. We can operate a one-off service or an annual maintenance visit. For those with problem hedges that are overgrown or causing neighbour disputes our trimming, reducing and maintenance service is fast and reliable. Alternatively, our tree surgery team can quickly and efficiently remove any size hedge, grind and remove stumps and clear away all waste. Contact us, first and Foremost.

Tree Pruning and Felling

At Foremost, all pruning and felling operations are carried out in accordance with BS3998, Approved Codes of Practices (ACOPS) and Arboricultural and Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) guidelines.

Our work includes Formative Pruning, to improve form and remove defects from trees. Lifting, the removal of lower branches to increase clearance beneath the canopy. Thinning, to reduce a tree’s density. Crown Cleaning, Reduction and Shaping. All arisings are removed and recycled and we always leave sites in a safe and tidy condition.  For all your tree work needs contact us, first and Foremost.


Fallen leaves and small arisings from felled trees, hedges and site cleared vegetation make perfect mulch for use in gardens and parks. Mulch feeds new growth so is ideal for digging into flower bed areas and around tree and plant bases. Foremost have been mulch suppliers for many years. Contact us, first and Foremost.

Site Hoarding

At Foremost we are experts in the design, construction and installation of commercial hoardings for the property and construction sectors. This includes emergency board-up services, repair work and security fencing. Contact us for commercial and domestic quotations, first and Foremost.

Satisfied Customers

Foremost have achieved an average satisfaction rating of over 97% on Check a Trade and a 5 star Google rating. See what others are saying about us.