Japanese Knotweed Removal Devon is a PCA trained contractor, all our work adheres to the Environment Agency's code of practice and the latest UK legislation. This governs the control, treatment, removal and disposal of a section 9 invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed. We are the leading Japanese Knotweed Removal specialist covering Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. We guarantee to beat any genuine like for like quote. So why not take advantage of our FREE photo identification service and Japanese Knotweed site survey.
Managing land infested by
Japanese knotweed in an
appropriate way can avoid:
• excessive cost
• potential prosecution and/or compensation claims
• physical damage to buildings and hard surfaces
• harm to the environment.
All of our Japanese Knotweed Removal Devon teams are Property Care Association Certificated Surveyors and Technicians, covering all aspects relating to the Identification, Control and Eradication of Japanese Knotweed.
FREE photo identification
Japanese Knotweed Identification
Japanese Knotweed is Britain's most invasive non-native plant. It was originally brought from the Far East as an ornamental plant by the Victorians but it has now widely naturalized and occurs across the UK as well as Europe, USA, Canada and New Zealand. This website is designed to help you find the information you need to help you recognize and deal with Japanese Knotweed in Devon, Cornwall And Somerset.
Japanese Knotweed Removal
The Law & You
“FACT: It is a criminal offence to plant or cause to grow a non-native invasive species that is listed on Schedule 9 in the wild which carries penalties of up to £5,000 fine and/or 2 years imprisonment.”
– Royal Horticultural Society https://www.rhs.org.uk
Schedule 9 Wildlife and countryside Act 1981
It is an offence to plant or otherwise cause to grow schedule 9 species (Japanese knotweed is classed as a schedule 9 species) in the wild, punishable by fines or imprisonment.
The Environmental Protection Act 1990
Waste containing any part of a schedule 9 plant that could facilitate the spread of the species is classified as controlled waste and should be disposed of in a suitable waste facility, accompanied by appropriate Waste Transfer documentation!
Japanese Knotweed Removal Devon
01626 832 869