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People

Our people live, love and breathe what they do…

Tom Compton

Tom Compton

Managing Director

Tom is an award winning forest manager with considerable knowledge and experience of managing woods and selling timber.

Laura Henderson

Laura Henderson

Forestry Business Lead

Laura is our lead on client liaison. She has extensive knowledge of grants and regulation and is a qualified ecologist.

Alison Field

Alison Field

Director

Alison has over 30 years of experience in the forestry sector and works with multiple farming and land based projects and clients across the South East. She is a Council member of the ICF and a trustee of the the National Forest.

Thomas Simmons

Thomas Simmons

Forest Manager

Thomas is a committed Forest Manager with a special interest in bringing neglected woodlands back into management.

Joshua Diplock

Joshua Diplock

Forester & Arboriculturalist

Josh is our in-house tree inspector and tree risk surveyor. He is growing an expertise in the care of individual trees, with attention on health, biodiversity, safety & preservation.

Jack Smith

Jack Smith

Assistant Forest Manager

Jack is a dedicated Forest Manager with extensive skills with GIS, mapping, site assessments and production of woodland management plans.

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Be our Lead Forest Manager

Be our Lead Forest Manager

Are you an ambitious Forest Manager ready for a new challenge?

The Changing Landscape

The Changing Landscape

Big News! Tom Compton & Ian McNally of English Woodlands Forestry Ltd have joined forces with Neil Powell of Powell …

A Resistant Elm on the Horizon

A Resistant Elm on the Horizon

Availability of a 100% disease resistant Elm hybrid prompts questions on provenance & climate resilience for British Forestry…

Tree Inspections – Preventing the Preventable

Tree Inspections – Preventing the Preventable

In-house tree inspector Josh Diplock gives us the lowdown on tree MOT’s and why they’re not just important, they’re essential…

For All Woodland Creatures Great & Small

For All Woodland Creatures Great & Small

Thomas Simmons ponders the drawbacks of a peaceful summer lunch-break & insect free sandwiches in the gloom of an un-managed …

Making a difference: The JCB Forestmaster

Making a difference: The JCB Forestmaster

We’re very excited to show you this great video made by JCB on a brisk Autumn day out in the …

Introducing Tom Simmons, our newest Forest Manager

Introducing Tom Simmons, our newest Forest Manager

Thomas enjoys the challenges of bringing woodlands into management whilst at the same time expanding his own expertise in areas …

Just call us GiB-LO!

Just call us GiB-LO!

Coming to you from the Grown in Britain website:    English Woodlands Timber become one of the latest wood processors …

Harvesting at Barlavington

Harvesting at Barlavington

Yogi & Bruce have been working with the harvester & forwarder at Barlavington for the last could of months, interspersed …

Parhams Estate RFS visit view of thinning to hardwoods