The forecast of softwood availability is published every five years. The 2005 forecast covers softwood availability from the Forestry Commission (Great Britain) and the Forest Service (Northern Ireland) and potential softwood availability from the Private Sector (United Kingdom).
The 2005 forecast and details of how it was derived can be viewed by clicking here: UK Forecast 2005 (pdf file)
A summary of the main results of the 2005 forecast for the UK was published in the October, 2006 edition of Forestry & British Timber.
The 2000 forecast for GB was originally published in the April 2001 issue of Forestry & British Timber.