Tree Surgeons in Chatham
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority in North Kent, in South East England, just 35 miles from central London. The name Chatham came from the British root ceto and the Old English ham, thus meaning a forest settlement.
Chatham has a population of around 77,000 residents and covers the postal areas of ME4, ME5. Broadleaf Tree Surgery has 25 years combined experience and has been serving the residents of Chatham with their tree surgeon needs for over three years and we have many happy customers in the area of Chatham.
For all of your Tree Surgery needs Broadleaf are your best bet for a clean, safe & courteous arborists.
Some interesting facts about Chatham are listed below.
This fascinating maritime destination of Chatham has a history stretching back over 400 years. Henry VIII constructed a dockyard at Chatham through fear of invasion, which is now one of Medway’s major visitor attractions, and the world’s most complete dockyard from the Age of Sail, known as ‘The Historic Dockyard Chatham’.
The Dockyard is home to three historic warships namely HMS Gannet, HMS Cavalier and HMS Ocelot, a visit onboard will enable you to discover what life was really like on a Victorian sloop, a WW2 Destroyer and Cold War submarine, the innovation, engineering and design that broke the mould in British maritime.
The site was in use as a Royal Dockyard from the17th Century in 1613 to 1984 when it closed on 31st March. It’s closure ended over 400 years of naval tradition and shipbuilding, leaving behind three decades of which is today’s amazing legacy.
The best known ship to be built at the Dockyard would be Nelson’s flagship at Trafalgar, HMS Victory, which was launched in 1765. The last warship built here for the Royal Navy and launched in May 1962 was, HM Submarine Ocelot, which can be seen at the dockyard today. In 1983 the last frigate, HMS Hermione, along with the last nuclear submarine to be refitted, HMS Churchill, left the dockyard before it’s closure.
The Dockyard has over one hundred structures and buildings dating back to Georgian and Victorian times to the present day, and spans over 80 acres, making it a charismatic location for period filming over the years. Some of the shows and films featuring at Chatham Dockyard are ‘Call the Midwife’, ‘Mr Selfridge’, ‘The Man From UNCLE’, ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ and ‘Great Expectations’ to name but a few.
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