The Arborist - a specialist in the care and maintenance of trees
VMS delivers all aspects of commercial arboriculture nationally across multiple sectors from local councils to large blue-chip clients and Landowners.
Our extensive range of the highest specification plant and machinery of Wood chippers, mobile winches, stump grinders, timber grabs and mobile elevated work platforms, as well as our inhouse surveyors, consultants and ecologists allow us to deliver large scale Arboricultural projects and site clearances efficiency to a high standard and with a cost effective all in one solution from planning stage to delivery.
All our operatives go through a robust training schedule to allow the highest standards in Arboricultural works delivery adhering to British Standard 3998: 2010 ‘Tree Work – Recommendations’ they hold CSCS skill worker cards as well as NPTC/LATRA qualification and over 100 different industry relevant competences giving flexibility and experience to work in almost any environment. Our inhouse compliance team ensure our teams receive the best training and are always have the correct competence, experience, and confidence to deliver the works required at the highest of standards.
VMS are also fully accredited RISQS approved contractors as well as water way tree work specialists bringing another dimension in safety and specialist kit to the commercial sector this kit and safety standard is readily available to our clients, something that sets VMS to be one of the leading Arboricultural contractors in the UK.
VMS are also fully approved in both the Amenity and Utility standards with the Arboricultural Association. With this dual accreditation, VMS is part of only a handful of Arboricultural contractors nationally to achieve both. The AA established its Approved Contractor Scheme over 40 years ago to set the standard for tree work – an industry not regulated by government but one that cares for the largest living organisms on the planet in some of the most hostile growing environments. The ARB Approved Contractor scheme offers a recognised benchmark for Arboricultural contracting throughout the UK and Ireland and is increasingly required by Local Authorities and other large commercial organisations.
ARB Approved Contractor is the only quality mark within this complex industry and assures our clients on VMS dedication to drive standards in both delivery, quality and Safety.
VMS Arb management
The VMS Arb Management team hold almost 60 years of experience in the commercial sector with experience in planning, execution and training future arborists in to name a few areas.
- Tree Surveys, including Aerial Inspections
- Ecological Surveys
- Tree removal from full large fells to skilled dismantles involving cranes and winches
- Amenity tree care including Crown reductions, formative pruning, crown lifting and dead wooding
- Emergency tree work planning and delivery