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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.
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
Our tree surgeons are also able to provide:
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.
Trees in Conservation Areas and Application Forms
Conservation area designation protects all trees within the boundary from harmful topping, lopping or felling.
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.
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.