Areas we cover

We’re proud to serve towns and cities across the UK, providing expertise in Japanese Knotweed identification, control, treatment, and removal.

Invasive species affect all areas of Britain, and we have worked with residential and commercial clients to successfully combat this threat to infrastructure and property.

If you would like to know more about the services that we provide in your area, give us a call on 0800 389 1911 or contact us online.

Here are just some of the main areas that we serve:

Top 10 Hotspots For Japanese Knotweed (In 2021)

Where Does Japanese Knotweed Grow in the UK

The town of Bolton, Greater Manchester has ranked as the number one hotspot for Japanese Knotweed this year, coming in at a reported 621 infestations within a 4km radius.

Bristol comes in second, with 465 Japanese Knotweed infestations in 2021 within a 4km radius.

In spot number three for Japanese knotweed infestations in 2021 is St Helens, Merseyside, with 440 infestations within a 4km radius.

Cardiff, South Wales is hotspot number four this year. Cardiff, South Wales has 419 infestations of Japanese knotweed within a 4km radius.

The town of Blackburn, Lancashire has ranked as the fifth hotspot for Japanese Knotweed this year. Blackburn, Lancashire has 406 infestations within a 4km radius.

In spot number six for Japanese knotweed infestations in 2021 is Llanelli, South Wales, with 382 infestations within a 4km radius.

Swansea, South Wales is hotspot number seven this year. Swansea, South Wales has 330 infestations within a 4km radius.

Rotherham, South Yorkshire came in at the number eight spot this year. Rotherham, South Yorkshire has 320 infestations within a 4km radius.

The town of Shepherd’s Bush, West London has ranked as the ninth hotspot for Japanese Knotweed this year, coming in at a reported 230 infestations within a 4km radius.

Lastly, Nottingham was ranked as hotspot number ten. Nottingham has 228 infestations within a 4km radius.

Is There Japanese Knotweed In Your Area?

Across the UK, 5% of all homes are infested with Japanese knotweed. There are a shocking 54,000 known infestations of knotweed nationwide. 

This equals a combined £20 billion loss in property value for UK homeowners from knotweed.

Some areas are worse than others. So, to answer your question “Is there japanese knotweed in my area?”, here are the top 10 hotspots for 2021 – indicating the current distribution of Japanese knotweed in the UK.

Infestation Ratio and Legal Responsibility

Japanese Knotweed has become a widespread problem in the UK. Due to the nature and ease of its spread there are very few areas of the country that remain untouched by Japanese Knotweed. In fact, it is estimated that Japanese Knotweed can be found in almost every 10 square metres. 

Considering its prevalence, and the costly damage we know it can cause to infrastructure, it is unsurprising that it is now subject to legislation to prevent its spread and growth.

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