Japanese Knotweed Removal

Japanese Knotweed Ltd is a leading specialist company in the removal of knotweed and other non-native invasive weeds. We provide Japanese knotweed removal services to commercial and residential clients.

Ground contaminated with knotweed rhizome is a problem to home owners, property managers and developers alike. Knotweed waste needs to be disposed of legally. Failing to control knotweed and allowing it spread to neighbouring land is an actionable nuisance. We provide knotweed removal services to resolve these issues.

Survey and Proposal

As part of the knotweed removal process we survey your site (using CSJK qualified surveyors) and devise a Knotweed Management Plan. Advice given in our report is covered by our professional indemnity insurance.

Japanese knotweed removalJapanese Knotweed Removal by Excavation (Eradication)

The underground rhizome system can spread for several meters surrounding the aerial growth of the plant. In residential situations, this creates a loss of amenity use to the resident. For development sites, large areas and volumes of soils are contaminated, which require remediation.

Our excavation methods fully remove the knotweed from the ground. Our experts ensure complete removal, because leaving as little as 0.7g of rhizome can result in recurrence of growth.

Japanese knotweed herbicide treatmentJapanese Knotweed Control by Herbicide Treatment

Herbicide treatment of Japanese knotweed is suitable as long as the area of land will not be disturbed. i.e. no planned change of use of the land, such as a driveway or conservatory.

Our herbicide programmes are cost-effective and will exhaust the plant from producing aerial growth and prevent its natural spread.

Japanese Knotweed Removal for Construction

Our expert teams devise a knotweed remediation strategy to suit your proposals for the site. The knotweed will be removed to a landfill site as controlled waste, or disposed of on-site as a burial or relocation. You can rest assured that works are completed in accordance with all current legislation and codes of practice

Knotweed removal typically takes just days to complete, and the site is free to develop the day we finish our works.

Selling house with Japanese knotweedJapanese Knotweed Removal for House Sales and Mortgages

Our 10-year Knotweed Management Plan product will satisfy most UK mortgage lenders and enables house sales.

Our herbicide programmes are packaged within a 10 year Knotweed Management Plan (KMP) product which comes with an Insurance Backed Guarantee. In most cases our 10 year KMPs are accepted by mortgage lenders and allow residential house sales go through.

Our service is delivered quickly, therefore avoiding a delay in the conveyancing process.

Legal Knotweed Help

Our legal team work with approved solicitors to ensure that our clients receive expert legal advice and support. If encroachment or imminent encroachment of knotweed from your land into neighbouring land is established, this is an actionable nuisance.

We work with solicitors to provide Part 35 Compliant reports and provide expert witness to legal claim cases. These may be raised under the laws of private nuisance, professional negligence or misrepresentation.

Japanese Knotweed Removal Cost

The cost to get rid of Japanese knotweed varies, depending on whether the land requires excavating or if a simple glyphosate based herbicide treatment programme will suffice. However, herbicide treatment can vary in cost, depending on the size of the knotweed infestation.

Excavation involves the removal of knotweed contaminated material and the installation of a root barrier, which could cost thousands of pounds. However, as knotweed specialists we work with you to reduce your cost of removing this invasive plant.

Herbicide treatment is subject to more standardised pricing, which we base on the area of affected land.

Japanese Knotweed Removal in a Nutshell

You have two choices to get rid of Japanese knotweed:

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Find out how we can remove your knotweed problem. We have a team of experts who will help and provide no obligation, simple advice.

T: 0333 2414 413

E: contact@knotweed.co.uk


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