Thanks for An Excellent Job!

‘Ben and his team have provided a very professional expert service from start to finish. They came and worked on several trees we needed managing. Ben is very knowledgeable and provided all the necessary work form obtaining planning to the execution of the work. The arrived on time and worked skilfully carrying out the tree work required removing all the tree debris completely without any damage. I cannot recommend Wood Matters highly enough and would recommend them to undertake any tree surgery no matter how difficult. Thank you Ben and his A1 Team’ NE Church Stretton  24th October 2016

Thanks for An Excellent Job!

Thanks Ben to you and your workmates, it was a pleasure to see you work.  I know we had to wait a while for you to schedule us in – these things happen – but it was well worth the wait.  I have paid your invoice by BACS this evening so you should get it soon.  Thanks again and hope to see you again when i need you.

HK Belle Vue Shrewsbury June 2016

We Waited but it was Worth It!

It seems everyone nowadays has a chainsaw and canvassed me to work on my trees, but from the moment we met you and then subsequently your team, we knew we had made the right decision with a considerate contractor.  Your approached the tasks with a nice and friendly professional touch! Thanks again – we so appreciate what you have done for us. DG Shrewsbury February 2016

A Considerate Contractor!

Dear All,

I hope you agree that Ben and the Wood Matters team did an excellent job on the trees yesterday, a real improvement on the churchyard – many thanks Ben!

Joe Penfold  Community Officer  Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme February 2016

Many Thanks Ben

Hi, Ben !

Thank you for a good day’s work and a most reasonable bill . I am putting a cheque in the post today . I love my mushroom family and shall be interested in comments from the locals !

Regards DB Plealey February 2016


Love My Mushroom Family!

Dear Ben

Just a quick line to thank you again for coming out so quickly to attend to a broken branch hanging down dangerously from one of our trees.   As with all your work, the problem was attended to efficiently, professionally and with the minimum of fuss and was much appreciated.  We look forward to your next visit, but in the meantime will continue to recommend your services to anyone looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, highly professional and reliable tree surgeon.

Best wishes.

DR – All Stretton January 2016

Minimum of Fuss!

This is a great idea.  Last year i had my tree delivered to me and i had a living tree which meant no needles to clear.  After Xmas Ben picked it up and has been looking after it all year…so go on…have a living Xmas tree this year!

GG Pontesbury Shrewsbury 30th November 2015

Living Christmas Trees - A Great Idea!

Great job Ben!.  Everywhere looks so much lighter. Amazing difference, thank you very much.

NR Minsterley October 2015

Amazing Difference!

Thank you very much Ben .. was very impressed with your good work! I’ll forward monies to you by electronic transfer.  Many thanks again,

KH Shrewsbury October 2015


Ben, thanks so much to you and the team for doing such a great job at Cedarwood this week. Efficient, professional and just all-round brilliant. You even managed to sort out the Christmas lights in our big tree!

Can’t speak highly enough of the service, sensitivity and total professionalism of this team. Thank you so much.

T & K H Churchstoke October 2015

Efficient & Professional

Dear Ben.

I have paid your invoice by BACS.  I just wanted to say thanks for coming to sort out our failed tree which was recently blown down by the storms and also coming in such short notice as i know you’re very busy!  You undertook the task in a very efficient way.  Thanks again. HA Heath Farm Shrewsbury 2015

Thanks So Much

Hi Ben.  Thank you to you and your team, polite and professional as normal.  I got back and and actually said  “Wowsa!”  A great job thanks very much.  I have attached your cheque for a job well done.  PT  shrewsbury 2015


The Wood Matters Team are courteous and hard working as reflection of Ben’s own high standards.  I cannot reccommend Wood Matters more highly for specialised and general arboriculture works.  The Wood Matters staff had a solid grasp of the specification of the job, took direction easily as job developed and had been well briefed by Ben in preparation for the technical and general aspects of the task.  PL River Projects Manager Shropshire Wildlife Trust 2013



Courteous & Hard Working

Hi Ben

When i got home this afternoon and saw the tree, it was …. well…. WOW! This sounds mad, i know, but it didn’t really look like a tree that had so much surgery.  It looked right.  We are both very, very pleased with the result.  Can you pass on to Joe and Pat  as well – it is a great job you’ve done. Let me have your invoice so i can pay you.

Many thanks again CL Pontesford 2014



Hi Ben,

Thank you and your men for a tremendous day’s work – you have done a brilliant job. We will look forward to the stump being ground soon and the Electricity firm contacting us about clearing a way for the supply wires.

I attach a Dropbox link to the photos, as I promised. I would be happy for you to use any for your publicity 

Betton Shrewsbury November 2014

Tremendous Day's Work

Hi Ben
Before we had decided on a contractor to undertake the Tree and Hedge-work on our property, we were concerned that the contractor hired – would actually carry out what we had asked with care and attention to detail that we wanted. We had been let down before and rightly a little apprehensive. We are so glad you came to us with the attitude you did and has certainly brought back our faith that there are people out there that care about our garden as much as we do! It’s not just the work you did (very professionally) but the cheerful nature of all your staff and the way you did it. Thanks again to you and your team and i look forward to your invoice so that you can have your reward! I have already recommended you to my good friends. Thanks again. HS Church Stretton October 2014


Hi Ben,

Thank you to you and your team for today. The trees look great and thank you too for clearing everything away without leaving any mess. That’s the first time since we’ve been here that we’ve not had to get the broom out after someone has been to do work at the bungalow. The logs will be dried out and made into houses next summer.

Please let me know your BACS details and I’ll sort it out straight away.

Bye for now,
CC Minsterley November 2014

Trees Look Great!

Ben – Another good job done – trees pruned and hedges trimmed – everywhere left so neat and tidy – many thanks.

JT Copthorne, Shrewsbury September 2014

Tree Pruning & Hedgetrimming

We were very pleased with the professional, efficient & helpful service provided by Ben & his team and would not hesitate to use them again.

LS Norbury February 2014

Copse Thinning & Tree Planting

Trees removed, and reduced with Midland style hedge laying and new hedge with native plants to replace the trees . Sound advice, efficient and professional. Good communication and kept to the dates discussed. A team to trust, many thanks Ben

HC Guilsfield March 2014

Let There be Light!

Dear Ben, I am writing to firstly enclose a cheque for you and secondly to say a big thank you to you and your team for a brilliant job you did on a tricky site with a big tree.  We are both “well chuffed” with how you undertook the work and you all made it look so easy when we all know it’s a blooming hard job so well done all!

GD Shrewsbury 2014

Well Chuffed!

I am delighted with the service from you -You are a pleasure to work with. Your depth of knowledge and expertise always ensure that I receive an excellent service as well as top quality trees. Thank you for all the work you have done over the years!

LM – Pontesbury June 2010

Excellent Service

I have posted out a cheque to you 1 st class tonight. Thank you for the work that you and your team did it was so professional and you all worked so hard. The amount of people who commented on how impressed they were, even the residents enjoyed watching. We shall have no hesitation in recommending you

Jane Nursing Home Church Stretton Shropshire 2011


Thank you very much for your good work in the garden – it was like waving a magic wand…..DONE!!

GS Condover Shrewsbury 2010

Good Work

Thanks so much for the great work you’ve done on the trees. If we do need anymore tree work – we’ll definitely be wanting you again!

SC – Longden Shrewsbury 2011

Great Work

Thank you for coming to sort out the tree last week and for your superb job in cutting and clearing it without damage……and thanks you for your professional and high quality work…we would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone

AB Bentlawnt Shrewsbury 2010

Thank You

Excellent …… The quotation, work and follow up were very professional. Ben is great to work with and is very efficient having a good knowledge of arboriculture…. I have used Wood Matters three times and have no hesitation in providing a reference for any one wishing to use their services”

VS – Shrewsbury 2013


Thank you so much, for tidy, prompt, eco-friendly, quality and great-value work as always – with the added bonus of being able to ask you anything at all about pretty well any tree and know that you will almost certainly know the answer!

HB – Minsterley 2009

Thank You So Much

…Wood Matters offers a well presented and highly competent tree care service. I admire their honesty, thoroughness and sheer hard working approach. I wish Wood Matters continuing success; they deserve just rewards for their drive and commitment to the care of our sylvan treasures…

Pete Lambert – Telford Living Landscaper Officer -Shropshire Wildlife Trust 2013

Well Presented and Highly Competent

Really impressed with Wood Matters and have since recommended them to friends and neighbours.

SJ Ford Shrewsbury May 2014

Really Impressed!