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Coming to you from the Grown in Britain website:    English Woodlands Timber become one of the latest wood processors to receive their Grown in Britain licence The licence allows the prestigious and sought after Grown in Britain trademark to be ap …

Coming to you from the Grown in Britain website:

 

Tom Compton MD English Woodlands Forestry English Woodlands Timber become one of the latest wood processors to receive their Grown in Britain licence

The licence allows the prestigious and sought after Grown in Britain trademark to be applied to licensed material from the company, demonstrating it’s local credentials and feeding the increasing demand for the brand on products.

Tom Compton form English Woodlands Timber said:

“We are delighted to have been awarded our Grown in Britain licence. As a business focussed heavily on timber from British Forests and Woodlands this fits perfectly with our ethos and heritage and our Grown in Britain Chain of Custody licence enables us to link British woodlands to wood users in the most effective and understood way.”

Tom is also very proud of their long links with the growing sector and says:

“From the forests and woodland we manage we are also able to supply round timber with the same chain of custody, ensuring the link is maintained to these other businesses wanting to promote the Grown in Britain Brand. Our Forest management service provides long term management plans to owners ensuring they can achieve GIB-FP licensed status” EWT 2

If you visit the fantastic English Woodlands Timber website  you can use their stock search online tool and easily identify all their Grown in Britain Stock, a great place to find British timber.

Grown in Britain’s Head of Licensing, Helen Bentley-Fox says:

“We are delighted to be able to award Ian, Tom and the whole team at English Woodlands Timber their licence” adding: “With their passion for homegrown timber and forest management, they have been right behind Grown in Britain from the very start of our campaign and have even hosted some forest and sawmill visits so that our partners in the construction sector can see where the material they want comes from”.

If you would like to discuss how to get a Grown in Britain licence  contact helen@growninbritain.org

 

Thanks to all the team at Grown in Britain for making UK timber licensing happen. Here’s to the future of our woodlands and our timber industry!

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As always, thanks for listening folks.

Until next time…

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