Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.
Revised rubbish and recycling collection days are available here:
Christmas & New Year Waste Collections
Clean Surroundings are responsible for the management of all trees on Sedgemoor District Council owned land. These include trees on land managed by Homes in Sedgemoor.
Clean Surroundings have a dedicated fully qualified arboricultural surgery team that are responsible for:
Frequently Asked Questions provide further information about the maintenance of tree owned by the Council, and how our trees are managed.
If you discover a problem with a Council owned tree, please report it here:
Report a problem with a Council owned tree
Please note that trees on the public highway are owned by Somerset County Council. To report an issue with one of these trees, please see their website:
Report a problem with a tree by a road - Somerset County Council
Tree Protocol and Policy - Sedgemoor District Council March 2018 [217.04KB]
Our tree surgeons are also able to provide:
A quotation can be requested here:
Request a maintenance quotation for a tree on private property
Hedgerow regulations and application forms for hedgerow removal
The current Hedgerow Regulations came into force on 1st June 1997. Find out how these regulations affect your rights in respect of hedgerow removal.
Read more about Hedgerow regulations and application forms for hedgerow removal
Trees in Conservation Areas and Application Forms
Conservation area designation protects all trees within the boundary from harmful topping, lopping or felling.
Read more about Trees in Conservation Areas and Application Forms
Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and Application Forms
This page provides general information in respect of Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) including the process in which they are served and the implications of owning a protected tree.
Read more about Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and Application Forms
Diseases affecting trees
Read more about Diseases affecting trees
High Hedge Disputes
Sedgemoor District Council can only get involved with hedge issues on residential properties. A garden hedge is useful as a boundary, creating privacy and encouraging wildlife but it can occasionally have its drawbacks.
Read more about High Hedge Disputes