Arboricultural Association


Founded in 1964, The Arboricultural Association is the largest and most established UK body and authority for the amenity tree care profession. It has a membership base of over 2000 members in government, commercial and educational employment at craft, technical, supervisory, managerial, tutor and consultancy level.

The Arboricultural Association is regarded by the Royal Horticultural Society, central and local government as a focal point for best practice in arboriculture, for certification and regulation of the industry, information, education and research.

The Association publishes a range of technical leaflets, guidance notes and other publications concerning arboriculture, a quarterly magazine and the scientific peer-reviewed Arboricultural Journal.

The Association also maintains a directory of ‘Approved Contractors’ and ‘Registered Consultants’ all of whom have reached standards of excellence in arboriculture and whose standards are regularly re-assessed and runs training through workshops, seminars, conferences etc.


Tel: +44 (0) 1242 522 152


The Malthouse,
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3DL
United Kingdom

Key Words

Membership, body, for professionals in arboriculture, tree surgery

Memberships & Accreditations

Society for the Environment
European Arboricultural Council
Tree Council

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Wednesday, 20 March, 2013 - 10:24

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