Professional Tree Surgery in Kent
The removal of the lower branches on a tree.
Crown lifting a tree often has the effect of making an area feel more light and spacious. Often a crown lift is combined with a crown thin to maximise light.
An Oak Tree before crown lifting
After a 5m crown lift
If you have a tree which borders the local footpath/highway then the branches should be lifted to 3m above ground level over the footpath and 5m over the highway.
This protected Holm Oak was lifted over the highway for Rochester Cathedral. It now has 5.5m clearance of the road.