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Meet The Team


Prior to forming Beddow Tree Care (former name) Michael Beddow undertook training at Brooksby College, Melton Mowbray, Myerscough College Lancashire and the University of Central Lancashire. In addition Michael spent a year to furthering his practical skills working in Washington DC, USA. During his year in the states Michael worked on prestigious sites such as Pentagon, Arlington Cemetery, Smithsonian Institute and was involved with the building of the Franklyn Roosevelt Memorial Garden amongst other famous landmarks. When he has completed college and gained some more experience he set up Beddow Tree Care on the 1st of September 1999.


BSc Hons in Horticulture

Higher National Diploma in Arboriculture

Arb Ass Certificate Getting to Grips with Subsidence

Emergency First Aid at Work plus Forestry

IOSH Managing Safely


Ladder association Ladder & Steps User & Inspector


PA1, PA6, PA06A Safe Use of Pesticides

Brushwood Chipper Operations

Lantra NHSS12 Traffic Management Certification Scheme

City & Guilds Streetworks Signing, Lighting, Guarding

Lantra Rough Terrain Telescopic Lift Trucks (Bucket & Forks)

Arb Association Morphophysiology – Understanding Tree Behaviour


Jamie our Leicester Tree Surgeon has been with Beddow Tree Specialists since 2009. He is the Foreman as well as an Experienced Crew Leader.

Jamie said ‘Beddow Tree are a fantastic company to work for and he enjoys each day he works here’


Basic Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling

Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue Operations

Use of Chainsaw from a rope & Harness

Pruning Operations

City & Guilds Tree Surgery for Craftsmen

Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate


Ed has been working at Beddow Tree for 4 years. He joined the company after working in the Leicester area for 2 years, as a groundsman, and has developed into an excellent crew leader.

Ed says: ‘Everyday at Beddow is different, one day we can be working in a commercial area and the next a domestic one. I really enjoy the variety of work we get exposed to’.


Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw.

Accessing Tree using Rope & Harness

Felling & processing Trees up to 380mm

Tree Climbing and Ariel Rescue.

Emergency First Aid at Work plus Forestry

B+E Trailer Towing License.


Wood Chipper


Ben is our Leicester Tree Surgeon and one of our brilliant Crew Leaders and joined the company as an experienced Tree Surgeon after working for another Tree surgery company.

Ben says: ‘He loves it here at Beddow Tree as he gets to work on a variety of client sites and really enjoys working in a friendly environment, we are all like family here’


Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw.

Use of Chainsaw from Rope & Harness

Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm

Tree Climbing and Ariel Rescue.

Aerial Cutting using Chainsaw and Freefall Techniques

Emergency First Aid at Work plus Forestry

B+E Trailer Towing License.



Rotary Mower

Wood Chipper

Stump Grinding


Jordan joined us as a qualified tree surgeon.







UA1 Utility Arboriculture Basic electrical knowledge

UA2.1 Prune trees

UA2.2 Prune and fell trees

UA2.3 Prune trees (aerial)

L2 NPTC Safe Use manually fed wood chipper (222)

L2 NPTC Ground based chainsaw operator

201 Maintenance and cutting

202 cross cutting using a cainsaw

203 fell and process trees up to 380mm

206 Access tree using riope and harness

303 Aerial tree rigging

304 Felling and processing medium trees over 380mm and up to 760mm

306 carry out aerial rescue operations

308 aerial tree cutting using chainsaw with free-fall trechniques

307 aerial pruning of trees

Using a chainsaw from a mewp

Ben R

Ben R joined us as a qualified Tree Surgeon.


He said “he loves being a tree surgeon and every day is different”




201/202 Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting


203 Fell & Process Trees upto 380mm


206/306 Access Tree using Rope & Harness and Aerial Rescue


309 Aerial Tree Rigging


222 Wood Chipper


Ipaf MEWP 1B


First Aid + Forestry




Josh is the newest member of the team working as Trainee Tree Surgeon/ Arborist.

Josh said “I joined Beddow Tree and love working here, every day I am learning new things & its great to be part of a team”



NPTC 201 Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting

NPTC 202 Fell and process trees up to 380mm


Saul is part of the Development role for a Tree Surgeon.

Prior to joining Beddow tree Saul spent nearly 5 years as a Recreational Assistant.

Saul said ‘I am looking forward to completing my apprenticeship here at Beddow Tree’


Use of Manually fed Wood chipper

CAT & Genny Cable Avoidance

Use of Stump Grinder

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting

Felling Small Trees up to 380mm

L2 Safe operation of pesticides plug equipment

Safe application of pesticides using handheld equipment

Tree climbing & aerial rescue

Chainsaw from rope & harness

Accessing tree using rope and harness and aerial rescue

Cutting of trees using free-fall techniques

Leon Pomroy

Leon joined the team as mechanic trainee and forestry operator.



Oliver joined Beddow Tree as a Trainee Tree Surgeon.


Hayley is our Quality Safety Health Environment (QSHE) consultant and has been working with us since February 2020.

Hayley says: ‘The best part of the job is working with a great team to implement quality health, safety and environmental practices’.


NCRQ L6 Applied Health & Safety

NEBOSH L3 Health & Safety

NEBOSH L6 Environmental Management

MSc Business Decision Management

BSc Hons Sociology


Polly is one of the Directors here at Beddow Tree. Polly has a busy life with her dual role of managing the office duties and the farm on a daily basis.

Polly said ‘I have been part of Beddow Tree for many years and I love the challenges each day, I take the time to get to know the clients; ensure the office runs smoothly and make sure our clients get their tree care services within Leicestershire’