Invasive Weed Control


HELMRIG LTD have a division that specialises in the treatment of Invasive Weeds. Knotweed Eradication offers our comprehensive client base a complete package of the highest standard, from walk over survey, client consultation and preparation of Invasive Species Management Plan through to the effective and practical implementation of the plan by our fully qualified operatives.


In addition to working with The Environment Agency to ensure treatment programmes are fully compliant with the Japanese Knotweed Code Of Practice our close liaison with teams of qualified ecologists allow us to be able to prepare Japanese Knotweed (and other Invasive Species) Management Plans which are often the subject of a planning condition attached to planning consent. Additional more in depth services such as Phase 1 habitat surveys, ecological appraisals, protected species surveys etc can also be carried out in conjunction with external ecological companies dependant on the requirements of the site. On site works are carried out by our NPTC qualified operatives, under the supervision of IOSH qualified site supervisors with advice on herbicide selection and appropriate application being offered by our in house BASIS qualified advisor.


Knotweed Eradication are also the Northern distributer and installer for a range of weed control geotextiles and specialist knotweed geomembranes such as RootX and Tufftex F30.