Ashley has a diploma in countryside and forestry from Merrist Wood College – 1999-2000. NTPC CS30,31a, 31b, 32, 38, 39: & NCH arb.

Since college he has owned and run his own business with his brother.

ashley and harvey sessford


Harvey has over twelve years of experience in tree surgery and tree care with a chainsaw certificate, NPTC (City & Guilds) and aerial rescue CS38, 32, 31 & 30. Together with his brother, he has been running South East Tree Care since 2000.

Since starting their own business in 2000, Ashley and Harvey Sessford have taken on many projects requiring the teamwork that is their trademark of excellence. Together they are an enthusiastic and energetic force that rips through heavy lifting and garden work in no time. Every job is tackled by the two brothers personally to ensure the attention to detail and commitment to customer service that they have become known for.

garden clearance

Tree surgery projects are the company’s speciality; Ashley’s specialist knowledge of trees, their health, their value and their uses ensures that homeowners are aware of their rights and stay within the law.

South East Tree Care is fully insured for Public Liability. If you’d like to a see a copy of the Insurance Certificate, it can be downloaded here. All of our workers are covered, and we make sure that they are properly equipped and supplied with the correct gear for safety on the job.

tree surgery
garden tidying

You want to know that, when the job is finished, we tidy up personally, making sure that the waste is ethically disposed of and your garden is clean and tidy for your enjoyment.