Japanese Knotweed Removal
Phlorum is one of the UK’s leading specialists in Japanese knotweed removal, offering our services for both domestic and commercial Japanese knotweed removal enquiries. Our range of expertise includes Japanese knotweed identification, including a , through to a variety of comprehensive Japanese knotweed removal treatments tailored to your individual situation and requirements, depending on time, budget and the risk posed by the infestation.
Domestic Knotweed Removal & Control
For domestic properties, particularly those requiring a knotweed survey and/or treatment strategy in order to secure a mortgage, Phlorum is your solution.
We have a dedicated domestic Japanese knotweed removal service package that has been developed with input from lenders (via the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Building Societies Association) to specifically address the problem of knotweed affecting property value. This work is undertaken to the UK Government-endorsed TrustMark standard and is covered by an industry-leading Insurance Backed Guarantee, with additional bonded payment protection.
To stop knotweed in its tracks, find out more about our domestic Japanese knotweed services, now!
Commercial Knotweed Removal & Eradication
We have extensive experience of performing commercial Japanese knotweed removal and eradication works for a wide range of commercial clients across a variety of industries in the UK & Europe. This is mainly as part of the remediation of contaminated sites prior to their development.
Providing these services was the basis on which Phlorum was founded in 2003. We can project manage clients’ existing site plant and resources or provide a complete remediation treatment package, acting as consultant and contractor to design and carry out your bespoke Japanese knotweed removal works from start to finish.
Why Use Phlorum for Japanese knotweed Removal?
We are founding members of the Property Care Association Invasive Weed Control Group and the working group that produced guidance for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors on surveying Japanese knotweed and assessing its risk to residential property.
We have also appeared on numerous national TV and radio programmes, including the BBC, to provide insight on knotweed problems. Furthermore, we are actively engaged in research with various UK universities and have published our findings in scientific papers, trade journals and national press articles.
We have also remediated thousands of tonnes of knotweed-contaminated soils from development sites across the UK, with the full involvement of regulators, where appropriate.
Japanese Knotweed Legal Advice & Obligations
Phlorum’s staff are regularly appointed as expert witnesses. We have particular experience in Japanese knotweed legal cases where land and property is alleged to have been blighted or a diminution in its value has otherwise been caused.
Principally, this has been part of litigation action, where knotweed issues have resulted in claims for damages. However, we have also provided expert witness services and been cross-examined by experienced counsel at Public Inquiries and the Lands Tribunal.