Fully Qualified Arborists Operating In Colinton

Welcome to Top Special Branch Scotland (SBS), we are a tree services business with many years of experience in tree surgery; we offer a professional service for all our clients, catering for all domestic and commercial requirements.

We always go the extra mile for our clients; our tree surgeons in Edinburgh are the finest in the area and have many years professional experience behind them making us the perfect choice for all your tree services!

We offer a comprehensive service, covering all your garden needs. We can shape, prune and fell according to your specifications and our vast range of services include:

  • Stump Grinding and Removal
  • Emergency Tree Surgery
  • Chipping and Tree Reduction
  • Crown Reduction, Thinning and Shaping
  • Dead, Dangerous, and Damaged Tree Removal
  • Sectional Dismantling
  • Hedge Cutting, Trimming, Height Reduction, Pruning and Coppicing
  • Tree Removal
  • Developmental Trimming
  • Conifer Height Reduction and Removal Including Root Removal
  • And many more

Leading Tree Surgeons in the Colinton Area

We offer competitive rates on our services and we come highly recommended by our base of satisfied clientele, of whom can testify to about our expertise services that we offer..

Why you should choose SBS: –

  • Specialist Tree Care Surgery based in Edinburgh
  • We hold comprehensive public liability insurance cover
  • A free no obligation quotation is available
  • Our work is carried out by ourselves and not subcontracted out to another company
  • All our employees are expertly trained tree surgeons who are willing to go the extra mile for our clients
  • Available 24/7 for emergency work due to for example storm damaged trees
  • Replanting tree schemes available

The Professional Service Carried Out By Trained Employees


All our staff are NPTC-qualified, and we provide continuous training to maintain and further develop the knowledge and skillset of all our staff.

Professional Well-Maintained Equipment

We utilise only the best and the very latest equipment to ensure all work is carried out efficiently, safely and to the highest standard possible.

Fully Insured

We hold public liability insurance to the value of £2 million.

Stump Grinding Services

Stumps of any size can be removed cleanly and efficiently using our specialist stump grinding equipment. The tree stump is ground down normally to a depth of between 6" to 10" below ground level, it can be deeper depending on your requirements. The hole is then back filled using the grindings and the excess is piled on top of the hole and then it is all done!

Please contact us today to discuss your tree surgery requirements and any other queries about our tree services we offer you may have, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Please call us on 07952 046494 for a no obligation free consultation today!

Coffee Shop Colinton

Java Moment

An Independent Coffee and Tea House located in the heart of Colinton village, is a great wee place to pick up a coffee when we are on the go in the Colinton area.

Address: 18 Bridge Rd, Colinton, Edinburgh EH13 0LQ
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 10am–3pm | Saturday/Sunday: Closed
Phone: 0131 466 5001 Website: www.javamoment.co.uk

Testimonial From a Happy Client in the Colinton Area

We hired Special Branch Scotland last month to removed a large eucalyptus tree from our garden . 2 very friendly and polite guy showed up my husband and i felt very comfortable with there advice and professionalism. After a long chat with them we decided to hire them. They completed the work very well and wouldn't hesitate to used them in the future highly recommend using if your need tree surgeons.

Mrs Taylor, Colinton

Contact Us Today

Whether you require tree pruning in Colinton or stump removal somewhere else in Edinburgh, we are the reliable professionals to call. For more information on all our services please feel free to contact us today here at Special Branch Scotland on 07952 046494 and we will be happy to help.

slicing up a sycamore tree with a chainsaw

Having a great day in Arrochar slicing up a huge newly felled Sycamore tree with a chainsaw.

up high cutting tree branches

We love being on the road and this project took us to the enchanting island of Arran to do some tree work for a lovely client.

hedgework services team
When you need a tree felled and removed then you can rely on our team of Tree Surgeons!