TTF News

All TTF members are warned that there have been several fraudulent telephone credit-card ordering scams concerning delivery of sleepers. The most recent of these was in the Oldham area. A supplier was contacted and asked to deliver a consignment of sleepers to an address in Oldham. A...

Following the serious fire at the Samuel Garside House development in Barking at the weekend, leading timber industry associations, the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Wood Protection Association (WPA), are clear that the failure to specify an industrial fire retardant pre-treatment for the timber balconies and cladding across the front...

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries is holding a series of evidence sessions over the next three months into how timber can contribute to solving the housing crisis. Industry experts from across the timber supply chain are being brought together to present at three evidence sessions in...

  As you know, TTF has been working with members and the WPA for some time to bring clarity to the market for preservative treated timber products in line with the requirements of the UK national standard BS 8417. The aim and intention of this was...

Join us for the TTF's 29th Annual General Meeting & Summer Reception Wednesday 26th June aboard the Paddle Steamer Tattershall Castle. TTF members and guests will hear about the success and future of the Federation as well as the new Essential Foundations of Sales Management Course....

As we reach the halfway point of the year, we thought we would write with an update on TTF activity. It’s certainly been a busy year. First off, internally, we have been focused on re-organising the TTF structure as you can see from the schematic included with this...

Join us at the Woodchopper's Ball in Cardiff as we raise money for the Timber Trade Benevolent Society (TTBS). Friday 8th November 2019  Hilton Hotel, Cardiff The tickets are priced at £50 per head and includes a 3 course dinner with coffee, followed by dancing to our...

As we launch our Essential Foundations of Sales Management training course, expert members of the Federation around the country share their top tips for selling timber and wood products. Sawn timber Sawmillers have spent the last decade adding value to what was once considered a commodity product. We...

The seventh Solid Wood Solutions conference and exhibition will celebrate the use of cross laminated timber (CLT), laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and glulam as innovative and sustainable structural alternatives to steel and concrete. Today’s interest in engineered timber is driven by both technological advances and the...

The results from the Preservative Treatment Survey on proposed changes to the TTF Code of Conduct closed at the end of April. The results are that the majority of members will vote positively at the AGM to support these proposals as they are currently set out. This...