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Chaffin’s has been undertaking a number of site clearance jobs around the South East, clearing vegetation, tree stumps and other obstacles from vital transport arteries to reduce accidents and keep people moving. Whether you are a small business owner, or large scale developer who needs earthworks and pre-construction clearance, Chaffin’s has both the skills and …

Tree Works, Sussex
November 8, 2017

Types of Tree Surgery

Here at Chaffin’s we do more than simply fell trees! Tree surgery comes in many forms, and this list explains a few of the key types: Crown Reductions: This process reduces the size of the tree’s overall canopy by evenly pruning branches. Deadwood and crossing branches are also removed, reducing the risk of tree disease. As …

Tree Works, Tree Laws
October 25, 2017

What are TPOs?

TPOS (Tree Preservation Orders) are legally binding restrictions on what can be done to trees within certain protected areas, and include the prohibiting of felling, uprooting and willful damaging of trees within the designated area(s). These are often in areas of natural beauty or scientific interests, but can be enacted on a wide array of …

Chaffin’s has recently been engaged on a number of sites controlling the presence of floating pennywort. Floating pennywort, also known as Hydrocotyle ranunculoides is an invasive aquatic plant which infests waterways and changes the oxygen levels within them, endangering native plants and killing stocks of fish and invertebrates. Here at Chaffin’s we have years of experience in …

The survival of Britain’s vast population of ash trees is threatened by the fungal pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, commonly known as Ash Dieback. This is the perfect time of year to visually inspect ash trees for evidence of infection and to take action if necessary. Often tree removal will have to be the outcome, and here …

Tree Damage, Sussex
September 13, 2017

Storm Aileen Batters Sussex

70mph winds battered Sussex last night causing travel disruption and minor damage to homes across the county. While the storm has died down and no major incidents have been reported, it is important to be on the look out for any downed or dangerous trees. If you spot any – please contact your local council!

Chaffin’s have recently been undertaking large scale grass cutting and grounds clearance work across the South East. With years of experience under our belt, we are leaders in delivering affordable and quality clearance solutions even for large and commercial outdoor spaces!

Chaffin’s has been working to cut back and manage trees across a number of sites across Sussex and Kent. Managing tree growth is particularly important on roads and railways where it can interfere with smooth transit and downed trees and branches can cause significant setbacks. In our increasingly built up streets, tree management and tree …

Flash thunderstorms hit Sussex yesterday evening, with heavy rains and lightning lasting for several hours. The Hastings Observer captures the full fury of the storm. If you see any trees damaged by the rains or lightning, please contact your local council.

With the summer heat wave in full swing, outdoor space is now more important than ever. Here at Chaffin’s we are experts in land clearance and removal of unwanted weeds and plant waste, so don’t hesitate to get in touch!