Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Removing Japanese Knotweed is totally committed to protecting our customers privacy and complying with UK and EU Data Protection laws.

It is necessary for us to collect the personal information of customers who agree to purchase our services in order to run our business and provide those services effectively. We take all necessary measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the information collected.

Information that we collect

We will collect personal information from you when you complete a form on this website to make a booking, make an enquiry or subscribe to a service. We also will collect personal information from you if you book by telephone or in writing.

The information we collect may include your name, job title, business address, email address and telephone number. If you choose to pay by credit or debit card then the necessary payment details will be collected through a secure payment gateway.

How we use the information

We will use your information to process your order for our services and to ensure that you receive all the necessary information to receive or access those services. We will also contact you to check that you were satisfied with the services you received.

If you subscribe to a service or book a training course then we may contact you with news about new courses or developments that we think our customers will find of interest. You may opt-out of receiving such communications at any time by contacting us via any of the means displayed on this website.

How we store your information

Our data and the data we collect is stored on a secure server based in the United Kingdom. Although transmission of information over the Internet cannot be guaranteed as one hundred per cent safe, once we have receive your data we will use strict security procedures and data protection tools to prevent data loss or unauthorised access.

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Passing information to third parties

We will not sell, trade, transmit, or otherwise pass on your personal information to a third party without your prior approval.


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Japanese Knotweed

Read the most common questions about Japanese knotweed here and find out many of the common answers. Us this page as your start in the battle against Japanese Knotweed.

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What is Japanese Knotweed?

Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) was introduced to the British Isles together with Giant Hogweed and Himalayan Balsam in the middle of XIX century as an ornamental garden plant. It was first described by Dutch naturalist Maarten Houttuyn in 1777 from Japan under the name Reynoutria japonica.

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How to identify Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed emerges as small asparagus-like shoots green/purple in colour. As the plant develops it produces small red/green shield-shaped leaves growing from the stem’s many distinct raised nodes or ‘knots’. Once mature, the leaves become a vibrant green colour reaching lengths of up to 120mm.

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Japanese Knotweed treatment services

If you find Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica var japonica) on your land, it is your responsibility to eradicate it and prevent its further spread. It is no use just phoning the local council. If you are in a new build property, and suffer from the weed, then it may well be that there is a case against your builder! Don't try composting it, this will not kill it - it is a waste of time and will lead to problems if you then use that compost on your garden!

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