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This year R Watts and Sons Ltd is celebrating 50 years in business!

Watch this space and check out our Facebook page for more photos as the old albums get dusted off and published online to show how times and arboricultural practices have changed.

Can you spot the PPE differences in these two photos of Nicky Watts?
Photo 1: Ascot, 1987
Photo 2: Windsor, 2014

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The photo below was taken in the 1960s, the decade the company began.

Company founder Richard Watts

Company founder Richard Watts

Richard’s wife Sue found the details of this large oak fell that the team completed in 1989 for Wexham Park Hospital and many amazing photos to go with it. The lack of personal protective equipment is quite astonishing but Nicky looks like he was enjoying himself!

A Wexham Park news letter from 1989

A Wexham Park news letter from 1989

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