Clwyd Environmental Services - Invasive Weed Control
Clwyd Environmental Services -

Invasive Weed & Plant Species and Management Solutions

Here at Clwyd Environmental Services we offer a complete and complementary range of services to tackle this ever growing problem of invasive plant treatment and management.

There is lot of scare tactics used by some companies that undertake these works and customers and clients sometimes can be pressured into treatment that might not be suitable or the most cost effective treatment on offer.

Our clients include Local Authorities and Local Housing Associations, Regional, National and Multi-national Building Contractors. 
Whether we are undertaking private and domestic treatment plans or undertaking a larger infrastructure scheme all our clients receive the same level of service and dedicated management  until the treatment plan is completed.

All sites will have a comprehensive site survey and an Invasive Weed Management Plan will be completed by our company for each individual location and site.


We undertake a comprehensive client consultation prior to any works and we will liaise and direct other contractor's and incorporate any consultations and tool box talks should they be required.

Our treatment methods have been proven to show an significantly reduce the treatment time on certain sites and locations.

NATIONWIDE ACTION PLAN
The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have in force an action plan for the control Non-Native Invasive Plant Species that they have highlighted as a major risk for the British Countryside. 

There are many types of non-native plant species that may be encountered by home and landowners here in the Wales and the UK. 
We offer advice and solutions for the three most commonly encountered species.

  • Japanese Knot weed
  • Himalayan Balsam
  • Giant Hog weed

OUR PROFESSIONAL SOLUTIONS
We use all current techniques for removing these plants from your home or land, we undertake a site survey to ascertain the best course of action and set in place a comprehensive Invasive weed management and action plan.

  • Foliar Herbicide Application
  • Stem Injection
  • Relocation and Treatment of soil
  • Screening of Soil's
  • Installation of Approved Japanese Knotweed 
          Barrier Membranes

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
We can provide Invasive Weed consultancy services and can under take awareness briefings and offer toolbox talks for staff and employees


  • Bio-security Consultancy 
  • Japanese Knotweed awareness briefings
  • Invasive weed "Do & Dont's" Booklet

We can provide this services for:
  • Local Aurthorities
  • Principle Contractors
  • Charities & Local Envionmental Groups
  • Fishing Clubs

LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Many home and landowners are not aware of their legal obligations if they have Non-Native Invasive Plants on the property or land.

Allowing the spread of these from your land onto adjacent landowners property can be regarded as a private nuisance under UK Law.

If reasonable steps are not taken to control and eradicate the non-native plants, you could be taken to court.

These weeds flourish when disturbed, and any poor attempt to remove it will result in the plant spreading.

Encouraging or planting of these plants can lead to legal prosecution and heavy fines under the current legal framework for the control of Invasive plants species

Non-Native Plant Species are classified as "Controlled Waste" and can only be disposed of at approved handling and disposal centrers.

Our company follows all current legal frameworks in place for the handling and disposal of these plants under the Environment Protection Act 1990 /2006 and additional Amendments 2013


We undertake free site surveys and will liaise with all relevant authorities on your behalf, Call today to discuss any concerns that you may have.

HOME OWNERS AND LAND OWNERS BE AWARE

ALL COMPANIES REMOVING THESE INVASIVE PLANTS FOR DISPOSAL MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY OR NATURAL RESOURCE WALES

FAILURE OF THE BUSINESS / HOME OWNER / LANDOWNER TO UNDERTAKE SUCH CHECKS CAN LEAD TO ALL PARTIES BEING FINED UNDER THE CURRENT LEGAL FRAMEWORK 


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