Author: elena chapman

London’s top cultural leaders collaborate with influential designers to create a ‘legacy’ piece in American red oak for London Design Festival. In May of 2019 Sir John Sorrell CBE, Chairman of London Design Festival, invited leaders of London’s cultural institutions to collaborate with some of Europe’s most exciting designers...

A new art film and installation exploring the role of the timber industry as custodian of our forests Seed Store at Alice Holt Seed Extractory, © Amanda Loomes Developed as part of the Forestry Commission’s centenary celebrations, The Custody Code by Amanda Loomes is a new art film which delves...

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If we leave the EU without a deal on 31st October 2019, then the UK will become a "third country". This means that full due diligence will need to be conducted on European imports of timber just as it is on non-EU imports. The status...

From 31st October 2019, in a No Deal Brexit, CE marked wood products supported by a UK Notified Body and placed on the EU27 market will not be valid.  In order to qualify as placed on the EU27 market, your product will have to...

TTF's Ellie Chapman reviews the Forestry Commission's latest book, British Forests: The Forestry Commission 1919-2019, to celebrate their 100th birthday. Even if you don’t know your Oaks from your Elms, this book will inspire you to kick on your wellies and go outside. A mixture of history,...

TTF Member Glennon Brothers are delighted to have been selected as finalists for two Timber Trade Journal (TTJ) Awards, Softwood Trader of the Year Award and Smart Manufacturing Award. The Softwood Trader of the Year Award, is one of the TTJ’s most coveted awards, open to...

From 1st September 2019 the Forestry Commission will implement a new landing requirements for wood products produced from all species of Walnut (Juglans spp) and Wingnut (Pterocarya spp) originating in the USA where the Thousand Cankers Disease is present. DOWNLOAD PLANT HEALTH NEWSLETTER Also, as...

Simon Fleet, Group Commercial Director at W.Howard Group, asks whether the golden age of DIY is over as younger homeowners prefer to call in the experts. Not too long ago the DIY world was in full swing. TV schedules were packed full of programmes where people upgraded...

Earlier in July, the Health & Safety Executive who are ultimately responsible for regulation of risk management and safety in the workplace published their provisional report on Fatal Accidents in 2018/19. Although the report focuses on multiple industries, there are some notably alarming statistics for those involved in...