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Building Research Establishment - BRE - http://www.bre.co.uk/
one of the most comprehensive, integrated capabilities for timber related research, consultancy and testing of wood based products and composites anywhere in the world.
Confor - http://www.confor.org.uk/
The Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd (ConFor) has been established to help build the market for timber and timber products, create a supportive policy environment for the forest industries and to help members become more competitive and successful.
Association for Environment Conscious Building - AECB - http://www.aecb.net/
to increase awareness within the construction industry of the need to respect, protect, preserve and enhance the environment.
UK Timber Frame Association - http://www.timber-frame.org/
UKTFA is the trade association representing over 85% of UK timber frame manufacturers and also the sectors key suppliers.
Building with Wood Conference - [http://www.woodfairsouthwest.co.uk/events/building-with-wood-2007.html
This link will take you to the report and downloadable presentations from the conference, held in September 2007.
Forest Research - http://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/
principal organisation in Britain engaged in forestry and tree related research and the research agency of the Forestry Commission.
Forestry and Timber Association - http://www.forestryandtimber.org/
UK's leading representative body for all those with an interest, or a professional involvement, in the growing and management of trees.
Forest Stewardship Council UK - http://www.fsc-uk.org/about.asp
non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world's forests.
National Statistics Online - http://www.statistics.gov.uk/
Data Results for Forestry
Small Woods Association - http://www.smallwoods.org.uk/
UK's leading organisation in supporting and promoting the work done by the owners and carers of small woodlands.
TRADA - http://www.trada.co.uk/
Research, development, consultancy and training services to the forest industries worldwide
Wood for Good - http://www.woodforgood.com/
a generic wood campaign, which started in 2000. It is now the largest timber promotional campaign ever undertaken in the UK.
Scottish Forest Industries Cluster - http://www.forestryscotland.com/
Encompassing companies, organisations and industries involved with the planting, management and harvesting of forests, through sawmilling, pulp, paper and board production to the production of higher value manufactured goods.
Improving Conifer Timber Quality Steering Group - http://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/
News, reports and papers from the Improving Conifer Timber Quality Steering Group
Charles Ransford & Son Ltd - http://www.ransfords.co.uk/
Established originally in the 1920's Ransfords have grown into one of the largest suppliers of timber to the fencing industry in the country. Based in rural Shropshire the sawmill is located on a 38 acre site producing home-grown timber which is turned into individual components for fencing purposes.
Oak Barns - http://www.oakbarns.com/
Specialists in traditional construction oak framed buildings
Oak Garages - http//www.oakgarages.com/
Traditional oak garages and oak buildings
Oak Houses - http://www.oakhouses.com/index.html
Self build oak framed houses
Oak Frame Buildings - http://www.oakframebuildings.com/
Traditional English oak framed buildings
Wood Workers UK - http://www.woodworkersuk.co.uk/
Manufacturing joiners specialising in gates and garage doors
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