We offer Experienced & Qualified Tree Surgeons & Landscaping Services to Banstead in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey. Interesting facts about Banstead:- A population of around 17,000. This town was first recorded in an Anglo-Saxon charter of AD 967 whilst under the reign of King Edgar. The Domesday Book of 1086 lists the town as 'Benestede'. It's believed that the first part 'bene' is an Anglo Saxon word meaning bean. The latter part 'stede' means an inhabited place without town status. There is a large Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on Banstead Downs which covers 430 acres. This along with Burgh Heath, Banstead Heath and Park Downs are known as Banstead commons. This is the home of Lionel Blair, the famous actor, tv presenter and tap dancer.