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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...

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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...

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...

Join us on Wednesday 6 November for our NPPD Annual Dinner at the Leonardo Royal London Hotel Tickets TTF MemberTable of 10 £1,200 + VATTable of 12 £1,440 + VATSingle places £120 + VAT each (seated at mixed tables) Non-MemberTable of 10 £1,600 + VATTable of 12...

The words ‘Use Class’ sound as if they have more to do with illicit substances than timber products, but making sure the ‘treated timber’ you buy is appropriate to the end use – the Use Class – that you intend is vital to your safety and that...

Picture credit: The Solid Wood Flooring Company  Kitchen refurbishments are big business these days.  Builders’ merchants are setting up kitchen showrooms all round the country, but are they offering your customers the right products for the situation when it comes to flooring?  As the active...