Lester specialises in consulting across a range of arboriculture issues with 15 years experience in the UK and Australia.
TREES & THE LAW
Lester can help you understand your rights when it comes to you, or your neighbours, trees. Offering expertise and advice on all aspects of trees and the law including:
Local Government Authority (LGA) reports
NSW Land & Environment Court
Submitting reports (adherence to Section 7, Expert Witness Code)
LGA Tree Preservation Orders (TPO exemptions & allowances)
Dangerous trees; rights and obligations
Neighbour disputes (including reduction of high hedges)
TREES & DEVELOPMENTS
Lester offers professional advice regards trees and developments including:
Tree reports for DA submissions
Project arborist for large developments
Advice in regard to AS4970 (Australian Standard for Trees on Development Sites) in particular regard to root and root plate protection and advice
Tree Protection Zones; Erection and Management
Structural Root Zone calculations and incursions
Mitigation advice and techniques
TREE RISK ASSESSMENTS
Lester is at the cutting edge of this controversial and evolving issue including:
Risk assessment methodolgies
Explanations and reasons
Simple through to complex
Mitigation and risk reduction advice and techniques
TREES & THE COMMUNITY
Lester is committed to a greener urban environment f0r a happier, healthier and cleaner Sydney. Lester specialises in appropriate trees within urban landscapes and community liason in street tree selection.
Lester is on the Steering Committee of Park to Pacific, a community group
re-imagining Clovelly Road as a string of villages on a greener, safer and more sustainable street from Centennial Park to Clovelly Beach.
Lester has also been involved in the Better Block movement (Clovelly Road team leader - trees and landscaping) and attended the launch and is an advocate of the 202020 Vision to increase our urban green space by 20% by 2020.
Lester specialises in all areas of arboriculture consulting.
For more information, please contact Lester (Pip) Willis.
Client references and sample reports available on request.
Mobile: 0424 566 222
12 Mundarrah St, Clovelly NSW 2031
"The success of Clovelly Road Better Block demonstration event was thanks largely to the beautiful trees and plants organised by Pip (Lester), our landscape team leader who did a magnificent job."
Ari Anderson, Registered Landscape Architect and Heritage Consultant (Clovelly Road Better Block Nov 2013)