Japanese Knotweed Specialists in Swansea, Wales
TP knotweed are industry-leading specialists in the identification, removal and safe disposal of Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants. We operate nationally, and are well-positioned to treat infestations in Swansea. If you are looking for Japanese knotweed removal in Swansea, Wales, get in touch today.
We offer a range of services to help combat Japanese knotweed across Wales:
- Site inspection / mortgage survey reports
- Control, removal and removal treatment options
- Commercial and contrustcion contracts for land under development
- Client-specific service, personal to you and your circumstances
- 10 Year Insurance Backed Guarantee
Japanese Knotweed Survey Swansea
If you are looking to buy or sell a property in Swansea, you will likely require a full Japanese knotweed survey to confirm the presence or absence of Japanese knotweed within the boundaries of your property. Many times, there are also cases where Japanese knotweed has spread from a commercial site such as a railway embankment to a residential property, and a survey can provide evidence.
Our Home Sellers & Buyers survey and report offers peace of mind to clients in Swansea who are buying or selling property which is affected by Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants.
Our surveys in Swansea include:
- A full walkover survey
- RICS Management Category Assessment
- Annotated photographs
- A GIS CAD site plan
- Site findings & professional recommendations on the most appropriate remediation method
- A quotation on the recommendations above
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Japanese Knotweed Removal Swansea
Japanese knotweed has an incredibly robust plant structure, allowing it to grow in almost any environment. This is largely why the removal of Japanese knotweed is so difficult.
With its ability to tolerate low temperatures, it can rapidly spread through any gaps in structures like bricks or concrete. By choosing a trusted Japanese knotweed removal specialist in Swansea, you can ensure your infestation is removed permanently, and avoid the cost of knotweed damage in future.
Japanese Knotweed Removal Cost in Swansea
There is no one fixed Japanese knotweed removal cost, as this depends on the treatment plan and extent of your infestation.
Our careful and methodical treatment of Japanese knotweed using appropriate chemicals and dosages over time allow for successful control of the Japanese knotweed, as well as prevent it from spreading. We offer a 100% guarantee that our herbicide treatment programmes will prevent any future above ground growth. However, this treatment method does not guarantee that the underground rhizomes will be removed.
Excavation involves digging up the entire root system, and is the only method which allows Japanese knotweed to be removed fully and permanently. It’s important for works to be carried out by experts such as TPK knotweed, to ensure complete removal, as a minute piece of rhizome has the ability to regrow and lead to spreading.
Japanese Knotweed in Swansea: The Facts
Swansea is known to be affected by Japanese knotweed. Here are a few surprising facts demonstrating the significant impact of Japanese knotweed in Swansea:
- In a survey conducted in 2019, Swansea was ranked as the seventh city in the UK with the highest prevalence of Japanese knotweed, with the plant present on 3.6% of properties.
- Swansea is home to several rivers and streams, and Japanese knotweed is known to thrive in wetland areas. The plant has been found in areas along the River Tawe, River Loughor, and other watercourses in the Swansea area.
- According to the Swansea Council, Japanese knotweed is a significant problem in the city, and the council has a team dedicated to managing and controlling the spread of the plant.
- The cost of Japanese knotweed removal in Swansea can be significant, with some estimates suggesting that it can cost up to £10,000 per 100 square metres to treat and remove the plant.
Swansea City Council has acknowledged that Japanese knotweed is a significant problem in the city, and has a dedicated team responsible for managing and controlling the spread of the plant.
The council advises property owners and developers to take steps to identify and manage Japanese knotweed to prevent its spread and avoid the potential costs associated with treatment and removal, or they may be faced with legal action for failing to prevent its spread.
Dealing with Japanese Knotweed in Swansea
Swansea is a Welsh city located along the south coast. Much of the city was destroyed during World War II, when it was a particular target because of its industrial importance. Nowadays very little of Medieval Swansea remains, although it is still possible to see some of the ancient city in the roads and the ruins of the castle.
Japanese knotweed grows indiscriminately and with alarming speed, giving no consideration to city heritage – new or old. Resilient, it is capable of pushing through tarmac and concrete as readily as protected city ruins at great cost. As Wales’ most populous city outside of Cardiff, Swansea is under particular threat from knotweed, which spreads with incredible ease from property to property.
We’re proud to be able to provide Japanese knotweed removal in Swansea, benefiting both residential homes and city infrastructure from our experience, expertise, and keen attention to customer service.
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They have been fantastic throughout the treatment process. Happy to be flexible around schedules when they came to the house. Whenever we had questions they responded to our emails with amazing speed. Sometimes we would even get responses in the evening. Would highly recommend them!!!
I had concerns that a new plant was knotweed. I sent some photos by email and had a prompt response identifying the plant and reassuring me it was not knotweed. Very pleased that it was resolved so timely and efficiently
Prompt clear response. Very helpful.
Chartered Surveyor at Brooke and Associates Ltd
Excellent Service - emailed photos that afternoon and heard a few hours latter . Highly recommended
Having thought we had found knotweed in our garden and knowing what this might mean, we shared a photo with the company (TP knotweed) for an ‘expert’ to check. We received a speedy reply, reassurance and information about how we could proceed. I cannot thank The company enough for their swift reply which reduced significantly our stress levels. The company came as a recommendation from a friend & they certainly lived up to their reputation. I would have no hesitation in recommending them. Thank you to Tom, whose knowledge was invaluable.
Tom (MD) has been brilliant. Very accommodating and helpful. Will definitely recommend if the situation arises.
TP- gave the lowest quote and provided a quick and very efficient service. I had a buyer ready, they worked with speed to assess the property and sent all required documentation within days. Thankyou!
We discovered Japanese knotweed called in TP knotweed who responded promptly and efficiently. They treated the plant when they said they would with little interference to our daily lives and we are no longer troubled by it.The company has been helpful and efficient in providing all the documentation required, insurance and guarantee.
I was extremely happy with my dealings with TP knotweed right from day one, they're extremely courteous and knowledgeable and accurately allayed any fears that I may have had following the initial survey, highly recommended. Tom Payne has been informative and thorough throughout. They are highly recommended and if I had go through the same experience again, I'll be asking for them first.Their initial fee is reasonable and the potential savings in a seller's market were much appreciated.Many thanks, Neil