Identifying Japanese knotweed correctly can be crucial, as property deals and mortgage decisions can depend on it. Unfortunately, other plants are often mistaken for Japanese knotweed.
You have some responsibilities when declaring Japanese Knotweed
PBA has over 15 years of experience treating and managing Japanese knotweed to the highest standard. You can feel confident of PCA trained surveyors and technicians, along with our adherence to the ISO 9001 (Quality Management Standard).
Home buyers and mortgage lenders require the treatment work carried out is professional and part of a management plan that is covered by an Insurance Backed Guarantee (IBG). All of our treatment plans are covered by 10-year GPI IBGs.
We are the UK's first PCA-accredited Japanese knotweed specialist. PBA provides the experience required to protect your home from invasive weeds of all types, and ensures that you receive mortgage-compliant surveys and management plans.
Providing expert friendly advice, surveys and plans to rail and highway organisations, housing associations, councils and ALMOs for over 15 years. Detailed and accurate reporting that adheres to the latest legislation.
Property developers, construction companies and landowners trust PBA to provide end to end solutions, with the confidence that we are CHAS, SMAS, Safecontrator and PCA accredited, and adhere to the ISO 9001 (Quality Management Standard).
A full range of solutions appropriate to your needs, including: excavation, herbicide treatment, cell burial and reduced level dig.
Free initial surveys, recommendations and estimates for developers and project managers.
If left unchecked bamboo has the ability to quickly dominate a residential garden.
Attractive, but highly prolific; Himalayan Balsam out-competes natural flora for space and light. The plant's rapid colonisation around waterways often leads to riverbank erosion.
Poisonous to horses and other livestock; land occupiers have a responsibility to control the plant on their grazing land.
The UK is home to a huge number of non-native and native plants that have become invasive. PBA specialises in providing solutions and tailored management plans for the plants that have become a nuisance to humans and animals.
Every invasive plant has its own unique characteristics, our treatment method reflects this.
A plan that addresses the problem and details our method (e.g. excavation, herbicide treatment, or reduced level dig).
We have over 15 years of product specification, design and installation experience.
An incredibly versatile geocomposite permeable root barrier that has been independently tested for use with Japanese knotweed.
Versatile, high performance HDPE root barrier with superior puncture resistance. Perfect for a range of tasks including containing Japanese knotweed and deflecting tree roots.
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Available in a variety of pre-cut sizes or custom to order
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Need help identifying the invasive plant in your garden? The 'identify my weed' team simply need a couple of photos from you.
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Examples of our work in the field. Find out how PBA approaches projects and installs root barrier for construction companies, house builders, councils and housing associations.
We adopt continuous professional development for our team, and hold accreditations/memberships with regulatory associations who lead best practice and governance.