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About the company

Over 45 Years of providing professional tree related services to Local Authorities and Utility Customers. One of largest market leading Arboricultural Contractors in the UK

The City Suburban Group Incorporates City Suburban Tree Surgeons Ltd: Dealing with Local Authority & Utility Customers, CSG (Ushers) Ltd: Dealing with Housing Associations, Corporate & Domestic Customers.

City Suburban Tree Surgeons Ltd are an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor, we have ISA certified arborists, we are members of the International Society of Arboriculture, the Tree Care Industry Association, and the Royal Forestry Society and are a CHAS, Exor & Construction Line accredited contractor. 

All of our company processes and procedures are carried out via our “Integrated Management System” which continually monitors our Works Performance, Staff Development, Service to Clients, Safety Management, Environmental Impact and General Operating Procedures. 


Our “Integrated Management System” is certificated as compliant to ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS18001 Health and Safety Management at our Stockwell Depot, Enfield Depot, Croydon Depot and our Recycling Centre, by a UKAS accredited certification body. 

As an Arboricultural Contractor, we are extremely conscious of the risks involved in arboriculture and are, therefore, fully committed to an employee training programme and our staff’s Continuing Professional Development along side the rigorous application of all current legislation and Health and Safety regulations. City Suburban Tree Surgeons Ltd currently has over fifty fully-equipped teams containing qualified Arborists and Grounds persons capable of undertaking any form of arboricultural operation using all the latest Plant equipment and machinery.

Connect with our team

Office & tree planting manager

Lhian McConnell

Lhian oversees all company administration and manages all of the company’s tree planting operations

operations manager

Brodie cherry

Brodie oversees all of the company’s contract managers and allocation of resources throughout the company

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Cheryl Casey

Cheryl administers company recruitment & training and provides admin support to our contract manager and the operations manage

accounts manager

Jean Hammond

Jean looks after all customer and supplier accounts to keep our finances on track


Jackie Muir

Jackie is generally our first line of contact when calling through on our main number and provides admin support to our office manager

SEQ manager

Peter Holloway

Peter looks after all of the company’s management systems to ensure the company’s high quality standards and advises on a safety matters

equipment manager

Karl Underwood

Karl looks after all of the company’s climbing equipment, PPE and tools from purchase to tracking and legal compliance 

senior contract manager

Keith Vowles

Keith manages our Croydon tree contract, our tree waste recycling centre and oversees operations in Sutton, Kent and Medway

senior contract manager

Danny Donovan

Danny manages our Havering tree contract, Operations from out Enfield Depot and oversees the management of our Tower Hamlets tree contract

contract manager

Lee Kristian

Lee manages our Camden tree contract


contract manager

John Mackie

John manages our Lambeth tree contract


contract manager

Jason Cuff

Jason manages our Wandsworth tree contract

contract manager

Sam Morgan

Sam manages our Royal Parks and our Kensington and Chelsea tree contracts


contract & fleet manager

Dave Paul

Dave manages our Sutton tree contract and the management of the companies fitters, fleet and plant                                         

contract administrator

Sharon Tansill

Sharon provides admin support for our Kent and our Medway tree contracts


contract manager

Mick Rogers

Mick manages our Kent West tree contract and oversees stump grinding and planting operations in the Kent and Medway

contract manager

Jamie Budd

Jamie manages our Kent East tree contract and our Medway tree contract


contract manager

Paul Sparks

Paul manages our Tower Hamlets tree contract


commercial director

Tony Cutting

Tony aids our managing director in overseeing the management of the company and finding us new business

managing director

Scott Farrens

Scott oversees all aspects of the company