Grass cutting, hedges and trees

Trees on roadside verges

Trees on roadside verges are managed by West Sussex County Council and they should be contacted in the first instance.
Please visit their Tree and hedge maintenance page for more details.

Tree maintenance

We are committed to the responsible care and management of trees on land owned by Horsham District Council. This includes;

  • The management and conservation of Council-owned woodlands
  • The care and management of trees within parks and open spaces
  • Day to day arboricultural issues concerning Council-owned trees
  • Tree surveys

Further information on Tree Preservation Orders can be found here.
Further information on how we manage Ash Dieback can be found here.

In the event of a tree emergency, please call

During Office Hours:

  • Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm - 01403 215291

Out of Office Hours:

  • From Friday 22 December to Sunday 31/12/23 please call 07771 541 730
  • From Monday 1st January 2024 please call 07711 831 560

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Frequently Asked Questions aims to answer many of the commonly asked questions around the management of our tree stock.
Please note that except in exceptional circumstances, we are unable to offer advice or take action of trees owned on private land.

If you require any additional information or wish to report a non-urgent issue with a tree, please email, including (if possible) a photograph and location postcode.