A Selection of Older Tree Works
Here is the nostalgic part. It always brings a smile to our faces when we see the yellow van below. Trotters independent traders we are not, high quality operators we certainly are! We hope you enjoy viewing these images as much as we had whilst carrying out the tree works.
1991, Beech dismantling in York.
Tree Surveying at Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, Wetherby.
Our Little yellow van!! 1990.
Beech felling at Crayke.
Large timber felling and removal at Bishops Palace, York
Large Beech felled and removed at Bishops Palace, York. 1998
Work on a damaged mature Beech tree at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal for the national Trust. 1997.
Rylands first chipper in action, an ARBOREATER, 2000.
After dismantling a damaged beech tree at York University, the carvers came and created this masterpiece!
Bramham Park, Yorkshire. Crown lifting Beech plantations to open up the views for Sir George Lane-Fox 1989.
Dragging out fallen timber from the carp pond at Bishops Palace, 2000.
Beech dismantle and clearing works with the Arboreater wood chipper, before any training courses had appeared via LANTRA & NPTC.
Beech tree works as Studley Royal for the National Trust, 1997. All staff wearing full PPE even back then!
Dragging out wind damaged and fallen trees at the carp pond, Bishops Palace, York.
The lads admiring their work and waiting for the truck to do a final clear up. 2000.
A hired in army truck and bigger chipper, before PPE a flat cap was acceptable! 1995.
Early days of MEWP/ Cherry Picker use for topping out a Leylandii hedge.
Re-pollarding river bank Willows for Nether Poppleton Parish Council, York. 2014.
Pollarding Poplars at a poultry farm at Easingwold, as the roosting starlings were in danger of bringing in poulty diseases from Eastern Europe. 1995.
Large timber extraction 1998.
MEWP/Cherry Pickers were getting more advanced. The first time Rylands used a tracked machine, which was more maneuverable and more suited for tree works.
A large damaged Beech of around 260 years old being felled. Crayke near Easingwold, Yorks.
Another Beech dismantle in a tricky location at Husthwaite, Yorks. 1995.
Shepherd Homes Ltd. along the Mount York ( now Hotel du Vin, York) crown reduction of a mature beech tree, sited very close to the main building. Shepherds and the tree have now both gone!
Oak tree crown reduction, taken back to remaining suitable laterals, Yorkshire. Suffered major gale damage so it was the best of a bad job without lopping/topping which we did not want to do.
Rylands had just been set up in 1983. Working for Babergh District Council in Suffolk on small pruning jobs.
Hire of Mitchell & Struthers, bigger beast of a wood chipper to clear Leylandii top from a site. 1993.
Stuart and Tim at an Environmental Agency job at Masham, Yorks. 1993. RIP Tim you are sadly missed by many.
This is what happens if you don’t have your trees regularly inspected!! A housing agency clearance job, after the storm.
Nunnington Hall, Beech hedge reduction 1997.