As a specialist in utility and railway vegetation management, Ground Control delivers tree and vegetation management services on most transportation routes and powerlines across the UK.

We trim, maintain and sustain the vegetation along railways, highways and line-sides of electricity and utility sites across the UK, keeping the nation safe and moving while also caring for our environment.

We use state-of-the-art live reporting software that uses GIS tracking to give our clients total transparency of when they can expect to see our teams on site.

As a Tier 1 supplier for Network Rail, we we carry out railway vegetation management and tree work on their behalf, across the country.

We conduct line-side vegetation management to keep power lines clear for energy and utility companies such as Severn Trent Water, National Grid, Western Power Distribution and UK Power Networks.


IRATA arb teams clear grade 2 listed rail tunnels

IRATA rope access specialists complete complex vegetation clearance at Liverpool Lime Street’s historic tunnel portals

We are onboard the Railway Mental Health Charter

Ground Control signs the RMHC to support the mental health and wellbeing of rail workers

Detecting and protecting rail side badger habitats

Ground Control arb rail team works with ecologists and leading surveillance technology to detect and protect badger habitats around Tring, Hertfordshire.

Connecting communities on the Northumberland Line

Repurposing left-over materials from vegetation clearance for outdoor community use
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