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Sustainable Timber

The development of the timber industry has been a major success story. As a result of large investments in processing capacity during the last 20 years, the UK forestry industry is independently estimated as providing over £7 billion annually to GDP, and directly employing some 167,000 people.

Sustainable wood

wood for good

Timber from sustainably managed forests is one of the most environmentally friendly materials available. Find out more 

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Grown in Britain is creating a new, stronger market pull for wood products. It develops private sector funding, harnessing the positive energy and feeling towards our woodlands and forests.