Emergency Call Out/Storm Damaged

If you have a tree problem that needs immediate attention you can call Bill Crumby 24 Hours a day 7 days a week on 07778 412145. We can then arrange to have the tree inspected or a team response to sort out the problem.

A bit about us....

Greentrees Arboricultural Services Ltd. We offer a broad range of arboriculture and consultancy services to the domestic and corporate sectors, covering the whole of Devon and Cornwall.

Greentrees was established 27 years ago by Bill Crumby. We have a large and loyal customer base, (98% of our work is repeat business or recommendations) which bears testimony to the high standard of work we provide. You will find all of our arborists to be polite, helpful, and dressed in company uniform. We have a wide range of equipment which is regularly checked and kept up to date.

Bill Crumby is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture, the Arboricultural Association and the Consulting Arborist Society.

Bill Crumby attended Merrist Wood College, Guildford from 1986 – 1989 and passed a BTEC National Diploma in Arboriculture (ND.Arb).

I am a professional member of the Arboricultural Association (M.Arbor.A).

I am a member of The Consulting Arborists Society and The International Society of Arboriculture.

I am Lantra accredited to undertake Professional Tree Inspections.

I also act as an honorary consultant to the Diocese Advisory Committee.

I have over thirty years’ experience of all aspects arboriculture and have been Greentrees since 1991.

As part of my continuing professional development I attend various seminars, workshops and conferences throughout the year.


Great Service. Very efficient and clean

Dear Bill. Thank you so much for the work yesterday. It was a delight to have such a pleasant, well mannered, professional crew in my garden. You left it so tidy I could hardly tell you had been here. I would not hesitate to recommend you to others. Thanks again.

 Mrs TC. Exmouth

Tree felling in Torquay

[metaslider id=25404] Mitie Group contacted Greentrees to dismantle a large Monterey Cypress planted in the Victorian era on a restricted site.  There was no crane access and very limited work area with the tree being situated on a cliff edge.  The job was completed safely over two days.  Picture shows Charlie Bradford preparing to rig…

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Felling trees infected with Ash Die-back

Greentrees was contacted by The Devon Railway Centre in Bickleigh to remove mature Ash trees infected with Ash Die-back.  The GRCS rigging system was used as the trees were dismantled over the very delicate crazy golf course without causing any damage. Bickleigh was the site of the first outbreak of Ash Die-back in Devon and…

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Greentrees New Office

[metaslider id=25333]   Various stages of the building of the office at Greentrees. Emanuel Hendry Ltd built this as a green larch frame (no nails or screws) using traditional methods and locally sourced timber. We now have a totally unique building.

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Turkey Oak Hung Up During Recent Storms

  Greentrees called in to make safe a large split out Turkey Oak hung up in other trees after recent storms. Bill Crumby is probably the most experienced tree surgeon in the  area for dealing with storm damaged/hung up trees having spent 8 months in London clearing damage after 1987 and then again in 1990/91…

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Greentrees Arboricultural Services Ltd

Bridford Wood House, Dunsford

Exeter EX6 7ER

T: 01647 252 753