Tilhill Forestry, March, 2020

Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme Opening for Bids

Glastir Woodland Creation

Glastir Woodland Creation Grants in Wales

The Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme which provides financial support for new planting is now open to farmers and landowners. 

It is now a requirement to used an approved management planner such as Tilhill to submit your expression of interest. 

Four different grant categories are available, each with their own payment levels and requirements, providing support for creation of a broad spectrum of woodland types to meet a range of ownership objectives.   

All grant options comprise of three main elements. A generous capital grant paid on completion of the initial planting works is followed by twelve years of ‘Maintenance  Payments’ and  ‘Woodland Creation Premium’ payments, both of which can be claimed through the owners annual SAF return.

During this 12 year contract period any existing Basic Payment Scheme entitlements on the land will continue to be paid. A separate grant for installing new stock fencing around the planting area is also available. 

 

GET IN TOUCH 01550 721442 or email enquiries@tilhill.com 

For more information, get in touch with our Wales & Marches team https://www.tilhill.com/contact-us/wales-and-the-marches/ 

 

David Edwards, Tilhill Forestry Regional Manager for Wales & Marches said:
“The opening of the Expression of Interest Window for Glastir Woodland Creation is very welcome for those looking to create new woodland in Wales. Forestry is not just good for our environment in locking up carbon and providing valuable habitat for wildlife, it can also be a viable commercial investment for farmers and other landowners looking to diversify how they manage their land. Tilhill are here to take you through the process from start to finish - a truly One Stop Shop!”

Speak to us today to find out how you can access these funds:

wales@tilhill.com

Phone: 01550 721422