Japanese Knotweed & Invasive Weed News

PBA Latest News

Contamination Expo NEC 11-12 Sept - Here we come!

PBA Solutions are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting at the Contamination Expo in September. Come and see us! FREE Tickets are just a click away.

read more

Mon Jul 15, 2019

Ivy Removal - the only way is up

PBA have a number of customers who have asked us to tackle this plant for them. This London site suffered from rampant Ivy growth that needed professional removal.

read more

Tue Jul 2, 2019

Property Care Association Code of Practice - Updated

The PCA has developed a Japanese knotweed Code of Practice at the request of the RICS and CML. This has now been updated to reflect the deepening understanding of the best practice.

read more

Wed Jun 26, 2019

Giant Hogweed - A timely warning

When I was a child my Dad used to warn me about Giant Hogweed. We had the native common hogweed near our home that I picked to feed to the goats

read more

Tue Jun 18, 2019

Japanese knotweed has friends – So correct identification is essential!

While the focus of Invasive Weed companies such as PBA Solutions has rightly focused on the plague that is Japanese knotweed, there are many other plants listed under Schedule 9 of Section 14 the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981...

read more

Tue Jun 11, 2019

Government Inquiry Report on Japanese Knotweed Published and Critiqued

The Team at PBA watched the Government Science & Technology Inquiry into Japanese knotweed and its effect on the built environment in January with keen interest.

read more

Thu May 30, 2019

Invasive Species Week 2019 - are you aware?

The NNSS (Non-Native Species Secretariat) have chosen this week as Invasive Species Week 2019 to increase general awareness of these culprits and the problems that they cause.

read more

Tue May 21, 2019

A Reality Check - Japanese Knotweed Infestations

Examining the question - Is the current reputation of Japanese knotweed a fair one? There is a lot happening in the world of Japanese knotweed. Different voices are publicly proclaiming their points of view but are often missing the bigger picture.

read more

Thu May 2, 2019

Waistell v Network Rail

Japanese Knotweed Court of Appeal Judgment - Success for Homeowners

read more

Fri Aug 31, 2018

Japanese knotweed features in BBC Rip Off Britain

This week the BBC programme Rip-off Britain ran an item on the little known way in which Japanese knotweed influences properties from a distance.

read more

Wed Jun 20, 2018