Gavin Hendry Tree Surgery & Grounds Maintenance

Tree Surgery & Grounds Maintenance

   Closed today Open Monday 09:00 - 17:00

Why Choose Us?

First Class Service
Public Liability Insurance
Fully Qualified

Business overview

Professional, reliable, dedicated, fully insured and qualified. A team that you can trust to get the job completed to the an excellent standards.

Having completed a successful career of 24 years in the HM Forces (Army), I have decided to turn my passion into my new career. I started trading as Gavin Hendry Tree Surgery & Grounds Maintenance in February 2017, where my business has developed and grown beyond my expectation.

My team are dedicated, professional and conscientious with everything we do. Being passionate about trees, gardens and the outdoors enables us to give 100% at all times.

As professional Arborists & Gardeners, we have the very best equipment to deliver a competitive service. My team and I have obtained many National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) City & Guilds qualifications in Tree Surgery, which enable us to deliver a robust, professional, safe, efficient and reliable service guaranteed.

You can find many pictures and reviews of our work on Google, Rated people, and my FACEBOOK page by searching Gavin Hendry Tree Surgery & Gardening.

NPTC City & Guilds qualifications held:

CS30 Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting

CS31 Felling & processing small trees

CS32 Felling & processing trees over 380mm

CS34 Emergency tree works (windblow & dangerous trees)

CS38 Tree Climbing & Ariel Rescue

CS39 Aerial Cutting with a Chainsaw

CS40 Aerial Tree Pruning

CS41 Aerial Dismantling & Rigging

Manual Wood Chipper

Waste carriers license holder

PA1, PA6, PA6AW & PA6PP (Pesticide/herbicide) qualified

Signing Lighting & Guarding (traffic management)

Basic first aid trained

Insurance details:

Employers liability insurance £10M

Public Liability insurance £5M

Thank you for taking the time to read this brief description. The team look forward to making more contacts in the future where we guarantee not to disappoint.

Gavin RJ Hendry


I joined the military in the early 90s and finished in 2018.
The L200 makes our lives so much easier!
With one of the very best stump grinding machines around we are able to undertake all aspects of stump grinding.
The team hold the relevant chapter 8 qualifications to conduct work on the roadside.
We undertake all aspects of fence work.
Tipper truck, woodchipper and qualified operator for hire.
With the very best equipment we are able to undertake all aspects of tree surgery and grounds maintenance.
This woodchipper is for rent with a qualified operator.
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Brand new woodchipper for rent.
Man a wood chipper available for hire half a day or full day.
Its very important to maintain machinery at all times!
All branched were lowered safely to prevent damage to any of the out buildings.
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We use Tirfor winches to fell trees safely and move logs around like the picture shows.
Euwin the young man operating the winch is our new apprentice. He is swiftly learning the ropes and is doing very well in his new career.
I am fully qualified City @ Guilds NPTC to rig and dismantle trees.
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The trees were felled to clear a path for a new road to be build.
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Photo taken while at Larksbear woods where you can see the team working hard on the ground.
Jacob placing brash through the woodchipper.
We conducted a number of assisted felling to ensure we felled the trees in the correct location to make life easier for when the logs are collected.
No grass is to small or big we can cater for all jobs.
We can remove all unwanted ugly stumps.
Jacob operating the stump grinder.
Over three days we collected 100 real Christmas trees and placed them through the woodchipper and managed to raise £1000 for Ilfracombe dogs trust.
We hold the relevant NPTC qualifications to undertake wind blown & damaged trees.

Products & Services

Tree surgery

Stump Grinding

Grounds Maintenance

Garden Clearance

Garden Makeovers


Hedge Cutting


Lawn Mowing

Soft Landscaping

Forestry Services


Tree Surgeons


Fencing Services

Wood chipper hire with operator

Tipper truck hire with operator



  • BS3998:2010 Tree Work Recommendations
  • Register Of Waste Carriers (CBDL233380)


  • Accessing a tree using a rope and harness, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Aerial Tree Pruning, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Aerial Tree Rescue Operations, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Aerial Tree Rigging, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Assisted Fell Operations, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Chainsaw Maintenance, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Emergency Treework Operations, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Supporting Colleagues Undertaking Off Ground Tree Related Operations, Level 2 Award (Lantra Awards)
  • Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw, Level 3 Award (Lantra Awards)


Excellent tree surgeon, very helpful and friendly.

Gavin and his team were great at removing multiple stumps from front and back gardens which had been worrying me due to them being trip hazards. He also removed a tree. He turned up on the agreed day, kept my garden tidy once the stumps were gone and was very helpful. I highly recommend Gavin.
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Excellent service - Very professional, punctual, polite and tidy. I would definitely recommend these guys 👍
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Prompt, efficient and professional

Thanks Gavin for removal of trees in Bideford in neighbouring gardens. I contacted three different tree surgeons. You responded promptly and professionally, turned up when you said you would, did a good job and the price was less than expected. Thank you - would recommend.
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Extremely happy with the result of Gavins work.

Fantastic and professional. Gavin and his team are a pleasure to be around. The results of there work is outstanding. I would highly recommend them.
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Tree trimming and bramble removal. Trees overhanging a ditch

Excellent service provided by Gavin and his team. What looked an awkward job was made to look easy. Prompt, efficient service and at a great price. Everything left tidy. Extremely pleased with the result and I would highly recommend. Will certainly use their services again.
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