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Filling in the short form below will instantly give you a set of contact details for experienced Arboriculturalists who can help you with an Expert Witness requirement relating to trees, shrubs, weeds or other vegetation.  You will be provided with their full contact details, all within less than a second and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss what level of service you require. Should you wish to place an order you would deal with them directly.  There is no middle man.

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Short Summary of Terms & Conditions

This website will help you find suppliers who provide property services.  When you enter your details and press submit, the system will immediately give you the contact details of the suppliers covering your local area.  Where appropriate, initial estimates will also be instantly provided. You can then contact any of the suppliers directly. In addition, your details will be sent to each of the suppliers listed, so they will also be able to contact you. Your details will not be forwarded to any other third parties. Your email address is required but if you do not want to provide your telephone number, please enter 0000. Using this website will not commit you to placing any orders or paying any money. If you do place an order with one of the suppliers, you will be dealing directly with them.  In most cases there is no middle man. Suppliers on this website pay advertising fees to be listed, they do not pay any commission to Local Surveyors Direct. Before placing an order you should ensure that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditation, experience and insurance. You will receive an email from us requesting feedback a few weeks later. After that we will not use your details again.

Detailed Summary of Terms and Conditions

This agreement describes the terms and conditions of your use, as a Client, of our services provided under the domain and sub-domains of our websites.

For the purposes of this agreement these websites are all refered to as 'The Website'

By using these websites you are agreeing to be bound by this agreement and by our Privacy Policy

The Website

The Website is a tool to facilitate surveyors, engineers and the like (Members) to promote their services to Clients. Members provide information about themselves, their services and their fees (Members Information) which is stored on the Website.  Selected parts of Members' Information may be displayed on the Website and emailed to you in response to your enquires so that you can contact them.  Members will be informed by email whenever any of their information is displayed and/or emailed to you, along with your details so that they can contact you.  We are not involved in any discussions, negotiations or agreements between Members and Clients.

Member's Information

We do not review or check the accuracy or legality of Member's Information.  You are responsible for checking that any Member's Information which you may rely upon is correct.  In particular before placing an order with a member it is your responsibility to ensure that the member has satisfactory qualifications, accreditations, experience and insurance suitable for your requirement.

In the event that any incorrect or misleading Member's Information comes to your attention you must inform us immediately, by email, so that we can request the Member to correct or remove it.

Member's Services and Estimates

Members must only offer to carry out work for which they are sufficiently knowledgeable, experienced, competent and able to carry out, taking into account all relevant factors, including the type of work, the age and type of the property concerned, and its geographical location (Services).  The offer of a Service or the provision of an estimate (Estimate) for a Service through the Website is based on limited information and does not constitute a contract or binding offer.

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Continuous Operation

We will use our reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Website and Members Information is always available to Clients.  However, we cannot and do not guarantee a continuous, uninterrupted operation as this could be affected by many factors beyond our control as well as our need to maintain and further develop the Website. 

Improper Use

You must use the Website only for the purpose of obtaining information about Members and their Services, and Estimates for their Services in respect of genuine enquiries.  You must not use the Website in any improper manner or for any fraudulent purpose, nor with the intention of doing so.

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You must ensure that you do not upload any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything which could interfere with the normal operation of the Website or any other computer, or which could intercept, access, gather or export data from the Website.


In the event that you have any grievance, complaint or claim against a Member, you agree to pursue this directly with the Member, without involving us. We would request that you do inform us of any such event so that we can take any other actions that we feel appropriate.

Limitation of Liability

Nothing in this agreement shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence. Subject to this, we will not be held liable for any loss or damages arising out of this agreement or the operation or non operation of the Website.


This agreement may revised at any time, without notice, by displaying the revised agreement on the Website.


Notices to us must be delivered to our registered office, The Stables, Rear of 60 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XS.

Notices to you will be sent to the email address or postal address which you have provided.

Governing Law

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. If any provisions of this agreement are held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain. 

The above are the terms and conditions for Clients using the website.  For the terms and conditions for members listed on the website please click here.


Filling in the short form above will instantly give you a set of contact details for experienced Arboriculturalists who can help you with an Expert Witness requirement relating to trees, shrubs, weeds or other vegetation.  You will be provided with their full contact details, all within less than a second and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss what level of service you require. Should you wish to place an order you would deal with them directly.  There is no middle man.

There are occasions when you may come to be in disagreement with someone over a matter relating to trees on or near your property.  In such circumstances you may need to commission the services of an experienced Arboriculturalist to act on your behalf as an Expert Witness.  You will be able to discuss your situation in detail and get an independent view of the position and your options are.  Your Expert Witness will, if needed, produce a comprehensive report detailing their opinion on the matter and if necessary will follow this through to a court appearance.  A court case is of course the last resort and hopefully the involvement of an Expert Witness at an early stage would help avoid this.

Filling in the form above will instantly give you a list of people who could help you.  In addition to their contact details you will receive details of their experience and qualifications to help you make a choice.  It could be useful for you to have an initial discussion about your situation in general terms with some of them, and about their qualifications and experience.  Before appointing an Expert Witness and placing an order it is wise to ensure for yourself that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditations, experience and insurance, to provide the level of service that you require.

The above form is to help you source an Arboriculturalist.  Expert Witnesses are also available via this website for the following professions:

Chartered Structural Engineers

Chartered Building Surveyor


Energy Assessors

Chartered Architects

Are you an Aboriculturalist?

If you are an Arboricuturalist and you want to find out more about being listed on this website, please click here.

Feedback from our Customers

All of the users of our website are invited to leave feedback. These are some of their comments

Trevor was excellent – incredibly fast response, survey done within 24 hours, managed all the Very prompt and efficient service, Trevor gave us plenty of useful advice during our site meeting and also afterwards when applying for planning permission and completing his reports. He sent the reports back to us very quickly and has since been available when needed for more questions!
Matthew, Warlingham
very good. Punctual, knowledgeable, professional.
John, Runcorn
I was astonished at the very swift replies - within a minute or two of asking the question I had useful contacts local to my site, Certainly, I will use Local Surveyors Direct another time, GBH, Consulting Engineer.
Rob, Thames Ditton
Excellent. Appointment was fixed with ease and very fast. He was very clear about what he could and could not comment on. The report was a model of clarity and will be very useful. He surveyed two trees - one for myself and one for my elderly neighbours - and was very helpful on both. Would recommend and would use again if necessary.
Caroline, Chiswick.
Worked as it should - pretty much instantly got an email from one of the companies, then the rest the following day. I would use this service again - free and easy!
Katherine, Keston.

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