We offer a wide range of tree surgery services including: felling, crown thinning, crown reduction, crown lifting, dead-wooding and removal of climbing plants.

Tree Surgery

Tree surgery for commercial and domestic clients in Manchester, Saddleworth and Tameside.

Qualified And Insured

Fully insured unblemished claims record with 5 million public liability insurance. All tree work carried out to British standard BS3998 “Recommendations for tree work” and all chainsaw operators are NTPC qualified.

Quality Assured

Woetree is registered on Tameside Works First approved contractors list and has carried out work for both domestic and commercial clients including United Utilities, Vertical access, The LK group and Philip Millson Architecture.

Meet The Team

Say hello to our core team and find out more about our experience and expertise.


Sam Clayton
Founder & Lead Arborist

With a background in ecology and conservation Sam Clayton established Woetree Tree Surgery services in 2007. Year on year growth has helped him grow the business and develop a leading team of tree surgeons and project managers.


Brian Clayton
Depot & Fleet Manager

Coming from an engineering background, Brian has worked in construction and electrical engineering for over 40 years including a long tenure at United Utilities. His experience and knowledge ensures that our equipment and vehicles are always in perfect working order.


    Lee Burt Rowley
    Operations Manager

    Returning to his hometown from a senior position at a global arborist organisation, Lee came on board late 2013 to head up our project management team, manage logistics and oversee health and safety. His experience immediately streamlined business operations and helped make 2014 our most profitable year.


      Joe Clayton
      Chief Groundsman

      Working as a groundsman, chipper operator and site clearance specialist, Joe's intense work ethic helps projects run smoothly and efficiently. The first addition to the team, Joe has worked at Woetree since 2007 and has helped shape our reputation as a family-run business.


        Stefan Pope

        Stefan first worked for Woetree Tree Surgery Services as a freelance arborist from 2010, providing assistance on more technical projects. In 2013, he was offered a permanent position to firm up our offering in the planning and execution of jobs with demanding tree climbs.


          John Callaghan
          Head of Marketing

          Over 10 years experience in online marketing and comms. has made John a valuable addition to the team. As well as spearheading our marketing, John helps manage our community fundraising and education programs.

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          Woetree Tree Surgery & Vegetation Services.
          23 Cemetery Road
          Mossley, OL5 9PQ
          P: 07866985106
          Sam Clayton

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