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First TTF TimberWorks visit held in Wiltshire A party of 16 architects, structural engineers, specifiers, and timber industry organisations were welcomed by TTF member East Brothers to the first of a series of TTF TimberWorks events, which took place in Wiltshire on Friday 22nd March.  TimberWorks...

The UK government set out its long-awaited proposals for tariffs in a No-Deal Brexit this morning. The trade plan would see full-scale liberalisation of 87% of import duties, while keeping protections for certain industries such as ceramics, automotives and farming. However, this new temporary tariff system...

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins. It originally appeared on the FMB website Architects’ creations often go in fashions, but there’s one fashion which, with the advance of climate change, is here to stay, and that’s the ever-increasing use of wood, internally and...

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins.   Continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing inevitable economic uncertainty and stress, but the timber sector and Timber Trade Federation is focused on business development regardless, writes TTF Managing Director David Hopkins. The defining characteristic...

Making the case for wood to an audience of architects, designers and manufacturers at the recent Wood Awards in London, David Hopkins Managing Director of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) left nobody in doubt as to the importance of wood as the key construction material...

This blog post is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins   So, here it is. After two years of puffed up posturing and inflated rhetoric we finally have sight of the outline Brexit withdrawal deal that Theresa May has managed to agree with the EU. At first sight...