CSG (Usher's) is a specialist arboricultural contractor based in North London, providing commercial
and domestic tree work throughout London and the South East, including Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire
and the Home Counties. Managing Director Rod Usher has been involved in the tree business since 1983.
CSG (Usher's) derives directly from Usher’s Tree Work, which was a leading contractor in the London area.
The company is part of the City Suburban Group, one of the largest Arboricultural Contractors in the
The company has historic links to the rail industry through Network Rail, Murphy Rail and Amec. At present, we are implementing a new initiative to put ourselves back into trackside vegetation management work, and we passed the RISQS rail industry audit in August 2015.
Since 2011, CSG (Usher’s) has worked with Fountains and the Canal & River Trust (formerly British Waterways). We have now established ourselves as a leading contractor managing trees and vegetation along the canal network.
The company works for local authorities such as Tower Hamlets, Haringey, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Southwark, and Hackney. We are continually looking for further opportunities in this sector.
Our client base also includes leading housing associations Peabody, Genesis, Tower Hamlets Community Housing and Circle Anglia. This market continues to develop and change, and CSG (Usher’s) is looking forward to further progress.
CSG (Usher’s) also serves domestic customers, and we offer skilled professional tree-work at cost-effective rates.
The company is fully aware of the hazardous nature of arboricultural contracting and has always had a strong focus on health & safety. (Please see our Health & Safety Policy Statement)
We are fully-committed to an employee training programme and staff's Continuing Professional Development, alongside the rigorous application of current legislation and Health and Safety regulations.
CSG (Usher's) currently has fifteen fully-equipped teams containing qualified Arborists and Grounds- Persons. They are capable of undertaking any form of arboricultural operation using all the latest plant equipment and machinery. We are always looking for qualified staff to join our expanding business who have the energy and enthusiasm to move forward with us.
CSG (Usher's) is an Arboricultural Association approved-contractor, and we benefit from the flow of professional information which this accreditation provides. We are also approved by Lloyd's Register of Quality Assurance (LRQA) , and hold the ISO 9001:2008 standard, which will shortly transition to ISO 9001: 2015. Additionally, we are a member of Constructionline, and have been passed for effective Health & Safety practice by CHAS, Safecontractor, and RISQS (rail industry).
The Company has always prided itself on providing a 24-hour emergency cover for all clients. With the frequency of storm force winds experienced these days, this is a comfort to customers large and small.