Richard has been working in the tree industry for 25 years.
Assisted with clearing various sites in Herts., Essex and Suffolk. after the ’87 storm.
- Spent 3 years as a forest worker on the Blenheim Palace Estates.
- Studied Arboriculture at Merrist Wood College.
- Worked for a leading company in the Sevenoaks area to a team Leader position.
- Moved on to a firm in the Dartford area as Senior Foreman .
- Richard was the climber in a demonstration team for 2 rigging workshops ran by the S.E. Branch of the Arb.Association .
- Prior to starting Hazel Wood Tree Management Richard worked as a Free-lance climber for various contractors in the Kent area.