Method Statements
Method Statements
London Japanese Knotweed - Construction Site Method Statements
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Japanese Knotweed Method Statements for Construction Sites

We produce Method Statements detailing procedures for Japanese Knotweed Removal on construction sites. Method statements are, more often than not, a requirement for planning applications and can also be of great benefit in any planning appeals process. A professionally produced arboricultural method statement will be cost effective as it will speed up the planning process. It may highlight also future potential problems concerning japanese knotweed infestation and removal.

Essential Reading

Guide to Japanese Knotweed for Developers produced by the Environment Agency
Japanese Knotweed Code of Practice produced by the Environment Agency

Method Statement will include

  • Machinery, Plant and Equipment
  • Method of Works - Excavation and Herbicidal Treatment
  • Health and Safety Procedures
  • Operational Procedures of all Equipment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Protective Equipment and Procedures
  • Problem Identification - Overhead Wires, Buried Services etc
  • Sequence of Operations

Our Method Statements comply with

  • The Knotweed Code of Practice by the EA
  • Wildlife and Countryside Act (as amended) 1981
  • Environmental Protection Act (as amended) 1990
  • Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991
  • Food and Environment Protection Act (FEPA) Part III 1985
  • Control of Pesticides Regulations (as amended) 1986
  • Plant Protection Products Regulations 2005
  • Plant Protection Products (Basic Conditions) Regulations 1997
  • Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007
  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998

We have been producing arboricultural reports and surveys for architects, property developers, land owners and local councils for over 30 years and have many, many delighted clients.

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