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Tree Root Claims Liaison Group

This Group has been set up to encourage and promote greater liaison between all sectors involved in the Forum, specifically in relation to tree root related subsidence.

The current Chair is Ian Brett-Pitt, of Best Answer Subsidence Engineering Ltd (BASE) and any queries about the Group may be directed to him at If you wish to join the group please email Ian.

The terms of references of the group can be viewed here.

The next meeting of the group will be held on: Tuesday 30 June 11.00 BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford WD25 9XX Building 16, Room 203.

Members of the group are:

Andrea Plucknett

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Leslie Calder

Clancy Consulting Ltd

Neil Curling

Lloyds Banking Group Insurance

Tom Griffiths

Constructive Response

Margaret MacQueen


Ian Brett-Pitt


Andrew Plunkett

Berrymans Lace Mawer

Jon Kiely

Fresh Aspect

Rachel Bolt

Freeth Cartwright Solicitors

Peter Osborne

Treesubs Ltd

Brian Butcher

Richard Jackson Intelligent Engineering

Haneet Johal

Infront Innovation

Julian Harrison

Chelmer Site Investigations Ltd

Nigel Chopping

Marishal Thompson

Lisa Davison

Marishal Thompson

Ian Marsh

LV= Home Technical Claims

Jeremy Carpenter

Ufton Associates

David Edmonson

Davies Group

David Mahon

MWA Arboriculture Ltd

Nathan Spencer

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Graeme Phipps

Smithers Purslow



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