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Covid Safety Customer Update

Our Wootton Bassett showroom and self selection shed are now open by appointment.

For cladding, beams, plank and flooring we are taking orders by phone and email as usual. For collections please be sure to make an appointment. Deliveries are limited to sites with easy access and forklift offload or a minimum of two people on site for hand offload.

Please do not visit either site without an appointment.

Contact us to find out more.




March 6, 2020

Wood For The Trees: Resilient Woodlands

In part 3 of our series about the future for British forests, our MD Tom Barnes talks to forester Jez Ralph.

Jez gave us a brief rundown of the history of forestry in the UK, and showed us experimental planting of native and novel species at Dartington estate. He said resilient woodlands are those focused on the future. “Its about what’s right for the soil, what’s right for the site and what’s right for society.”

These more complex, resilient woodlands could be more difficult and expensive to harvest, but Jez made the compelling point that with no healthy forests, there’s no timber.

You can watch all the films on our environment page, and find out more about the series on TomBarnesBlog.