Trust our Tree Consultancy team for effective solutions & sustainable practices, ensuring a thriving and harmonious environment for your trees.

Arboricultural Consultancy

Benefit from our professional tree consultancy services, providing expert advice & guidance on tree management, preservation, and maintenance. Our knowledgeable team is ready to assist you in making informed decisions regarding your trees.

  • BS:5837 Surveys
  • Tree Hazard & Risk Assessments
  • Arboricultural Reports
  • Arboricultural Management Plans & Method Statements
  • Planting Scheme
  • Air Spade Services
  • Decay Detection Services
  • Aerial Tree Inspection

"Mark @ Hill-Fort has assisted on various planning projects over the years for my clients, delivering high quality & honest arboricultural advice to assist in securing consent whilst processing necessary trees. He provides a professional assessments & feedback, highlighting any concerns up front to allow smooth running through the application process."

-  Jonathan Weekes BSc (Hons) MA TP MRTPI, Regional Director, Aitcheson Raffety Group.

Our Experienced Consultants

MARK ASHMAN Pd Arb, marborA

Founder & Director

With 26 years of experience in Tree Surgery & Consultancy, Mark is a highly qualified expert adept at tailoring consulting practices to meet both client and tree needs.

HARRY ASHMAN L4 dip arb (Abc)

Consulting Arborist 

An accomplished consulting arborist with a Level 4 diploma, Harry offers expert advice blending scientific expertise & comprehensive planning knowledge for optimal tree care solutions. Harry is also the part-time Tree Officer at Rutland County Council.


Everards brewery 

A popular Leicestershire based brewery founded in 1849, with over 150 pubs to it's name.

Rutland County Council

The Local Planning Authority for the county of Rutland, which covers over 50 villages  and 2 towns

Hazleton Homes
An East Midlands based development firm, specialising in high end  dwellings, re-designs and new-builds alike.
RTK architects

A skilled, high end architecture firm, operating nationwide with studios in Stamford and Holkham

Aitchison Raffety

A well respected property consultancy, operating nationwide since 1997.

Burghley House and Estates
A prestigious, 500 year old estate,  covering over 10,000 Acres of land, covering parts of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
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