Chop Chop Tree Fellers has been in business for over 41 years, as a Durban based tree felling specialists. It has a loyal client base all over Kwa Zulu Natal that has grown over 4 decades due to its consistent, high quality service and dedication to our clients needs. Our high level of supervision, coupled with the ethos of always leaving the site clean and neat, gives our clients the high-end service that they expect and deserve.

Chop Chop has been under new ownership since July 2013 after David Vause purchased the business from Sharon Blakeney. Sharon approached David as a prospective buyer as they had enjoyed a long association within the horticultural industry.

David Vause is the founder of Pure Landscape Maintenance, which is a commercial, industrial and body corporate landscaping and garden maintenance company. Chop Chop’s long standing staff members have remained unchanged and the new management has brought additional skills to this trusted Tree felling company.


  • Highly skilled and long standing tree felling team with collective on the job experience in excess of 40 years
  • Fully insured for tree felling and boast an exemplary damage and safety record
  • Current, comprehensive safety file that meets all required health and safety requirements
  • Expert pruning and shaping of trees to enhance look, health and views, while retaining the natural integral shape and canopy of the tree
  • Habitat rehabilitation including invasive alien tree removal, invasive alien plant removal and introduction of high quality indigenous and endemic species to improve environmental balance and diversity
  • We do tree felling and pruning that many other companies are not prepared to tackle
  • We have a Bobcat stump grinder that can handle large scale stump work and a smaller machine that can grind stumps in difficult areas

  • Site manager and owner supervision
  • Expert advice and guidance on tree pruning, health assessment, identification and ongoing care of the tree
  • Tree felling
  • Tree pruning and shaping
  • Stump grinding
  • Stump removal
  • Plot and site clearing for building sites
  • Bobcat hire
  • Chipping machine
  • Storm damage felling and clearing
  • Invasive alien removal
  • Habitat rehabilitation, including forest and sand dune rehabilitation
  • Cartage / Site clearing services
  • Garden upgrades
  • Complete garden design and landscaping

Need Tree Felling? Pruning? Stump Grinding? Stump Removal?



031 564 3250

083 789 3250

086 567 9735


Our aim is to give our clients the best possible advice and service that achieves and/or exceeds our client goals and expectations.

We pride ourselves as a tree felling company that has a passion for service, trees and the environment.