The timber trade

The timber trade connects us to our partners around the globe through sustainable trade, to our own growing forests in the UK, and to the technical experts working with wood in construction.

Building with timber

Learn about the different ways to use wood, including information on design, durability, and building products.

Trading in timber

Learn about the flow of timber around the world including tariffs, ce marking, trade barriers and our work on brexit.


Wood is the only truly sustainablerenewable and beautiful building material. By choosing to build with sustainable timber, businesses are helping to preserve and grow the worlds forests, and combat climate change.

Absorb Carbon


Trade Carbon

Store Carbon



We both produce and share a large number of resources to help highlight how wood can help us towards more sustainable construction, which absorbs and stores carbon, and creates more beautiful buildings, using quicker, quieter methods.

Learn with the Timber Trade Federation

Whether you want to learn online, in person, or through bespoke training for your team, we have you covered.


Our TTF Academy is the premiere online learning tool for anyone interested in the timber industry.


We also work with the best external providers to get training tailored to suit the needs of your business.


Courses which are relevant no matter where you are in the timber supply chain. Build your career with wood.


At the TTF, we are focused on growing the market for high quality, sustainable timber products, and maintaining the high standards we set for our members. To help grow the industry we provide a number of free online tools to support industry compliance.

TTF Due Diligence Toolkit
UK Timber Regulation Interactive Guidance
Construction Product Regulation Interactive Guidance