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16 November 2020

‘An astonishing year’ for forestry

The UK Forest Market Report launches on 25 November at 10.00AM. The annual report, produced by Tilhill and John Clegg & Co, provides an in-depth study of the UK commercial forestry and woodland investment market, from the perspective of both buyers and sellers. It has been produced since 1998 and is...


12 November 2020

BSW Acquires UK’S Leading Timber Harvesting Company Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd

The BSW Group has acquired Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd, the UK’s largest timber harvesting company. Established over 25 years ago and headquartered in the Scottish Borders, the business boasts state-of-the-art forestry equipment and market leading capabilities to harvest some of the largest and most complex forests in the UK. Dick Brothers represents...


28 October 2020

Making Trees Work for You – Spreading the Word - Tilhill's Free Webinars

Following the cancellation of Summer and Autumn shows such as APF, Farm Business Innovation, The Royal Welsh Show and CEREALS due to Covid-19 this year, Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry management company quickly took to releasing a series of free public webinars all with a common theme: ‘Making Trees Work...


15 October 2020

CarbonStore and The Woodland Carbon Code - Webinar 3rd November, 10.00 am

Woodland creation for a cleaner, greener, low carbon economy CarbonStore, a company providing an open and transparent platform for companies and landowners to buy and sell Woodland Carbon Units is delighted to be announcing a free public webinar dedicated to farmers, landowners and companies. The online event will introduce CarbonStore and...


02 October 2020

Farming & Forestry: Making Trees Work For You

Tilhill’s Wales webinar shows how farming & forestry work together.    Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry management company is delighted to be announcing a free public  webinar dedicated to farmers and land owners in Wales.  The online event for farmers, landowners and forestry investors will answer questions such as:  How farming and forestry can...


30 September 2020

Tilhill’s Investment & Property Team Grows Further

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company extends a warm welcome to Will Johnson who joins its Investment & Property Team as a Forestry Investment Advisor.  Previously an officer in the British Army, Will worked as a sustainable portfolio manager at J.P Morgan Asset Management before completing his...


28 September 2020

A Q&A with guest speaker Ece Ozdemiroglu - environmental economics consultant

Tilhill, in partnership with John Clegg & Co, will be presenting The UK Forest Market Report 2020 via an online webinar on November 25th. The webinar will feature guest presenter Ece Ozdemiroglu, Founding Director of eftec, the first consultancy in the UK to apply environmental economics to public policy and...


23 September 2020

BSW announces the retirement of director George McRobbie.

George McRobbie is set to retire from his current role on 7th October 2020 as a director but will continue to support the BSW group as a Non-Executive Advisor. Since stepping down as MD of Tilhill just over 12 months ago after almost 20 years’ service on the board of Tilhill,...


08 September 2020

A Unique Carbon-Offsetting Business Launches Today

A new opportunity launches today for those of us seeking to contribute to a cleaner, greener, low carbon economy. CarbonStore will be utilising its unique partnerships to unite landowners, who are looking to sell woodland generated carbon units, with companies that are keen to offset their carbon emissions. The objective...


02 September 2020

National School of Forestry student wins Tilhill’s ‘Best Dissertation Award 2020’.

National School of Forestry student wins Tilhill’s ‘Best Dissertation Award 2020’.  James William Burnett from Bedfordshire has won Tilhill’s 2020 Award for ‘Best Dissertation’ on the BSc (Hons) Forestry and Woodland Management course at the University of Cumbria.  The Award was presented to James via an online public webinar by Stuart Pearson,...


25 August 2020

Tilhill Grows Landscaping Team Further

Tilhill has been enhancing the UK landscape since 1948 through environmentally sustainable and professional management across every aspect of the business. We are therefore delighted to announce the continued expansion of our Landscaping Team with the appointment of Senior Estimator, Paul Clarke.  Paul is very familiar with Tilhill having originally worked...


05 August 2020

Special Forestry Award Presented in Online First

A student from Bangor University has won a special award given in memory of Phil Johnson, a fondly remembered Tilhill member of staff.  Cameron Pellett from Kent has won the Tilhill Phil Johnson Memorial Award for Best Silviculture Student 2019/20 for his MSc Silviculture module at Bangor University.  He was presented with a...


16 July 2020

The Canons House & Grounds Restoration (Tilhill)

Tilhill has recently been awarded a £1.2million, 34-week, landscaping contract as part of the restoration project for The Canons House & Grounds by London Borough of Merton Council.  This community project has been made possible by National Lottery players thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund which will run for two years. Overall Tilhill is responsible for:  Removal of...


01 July 2020

The UK Forest Market Report to launch on 25 November 2020

What has been the impact on forestry investment as a result of lockdown in 2020?  What are the emerging new trends?  What role does woodland creation really play in our net zero ambitions?  Tilhill, in partnership with John Clegg & Co, will answer these questions and more at the launch of this year’s UK Forest Market Report on 25 November. The launch will, for the first time,...


29 June 2020

Tilhill’s England Webinar: Making Trees Work for You

Woodland Carbon, Climate Change and Funding Opportunities – 9 July 11.00 am  Tilhill, the UK’s leading forest management, timber harvesting and landscaping company invite you to join their public England webinar in association with Country Land & Business Association (CLA). The online event will look at providing information to farmers, landowners and companies looking at woodland creation and England's funding opportunities, climate change and woodland carbon.  The webinar takes place...


25 June 2020

Virtual Dragon’s Announce their Winners

Tilhill hosted the latest session of ‘Dragon’s Den’, part of the ‘Unlocking Potential’ Management Development Programme facilitated by Explore Training, on 19th June 2020.   The ‘Unlocking Potential’ programme is designed specifically to stretch and harness the talent and potential within Tilhill and help everyone focus on their strategic aspirations for the future. It was launched initially in November 2008.  Whilst the Dragon’s Den programme would normally take...


18 June 2020

ISO 45001 Success

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company is delighted to announce their successful transition from BS OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001.  ISO 45001 is a milestone as the world’s first International Standard dealing with health and safety at work.  It offers a clear framework in line with other Standards for...


16 June 2020

Tilhill’s Landscaping Ambitions Grow Further

Tilhill has been enhancing the UK landscape since 1948 through environmentally sustainable and professional management across every aspect of the business. We are therefore delighted to announce the appointment of landscaping contracting professional Phil Ridley as Landscaping Contracts Manager to assist with the continued growth of Tilhill’s landscaping business.   Phil is very familiar with Tilhill having originally worked for the Company from 2007-2013 as a general operative. He worked his way up to become a Landscaping Team Leader and then Landscaping Site Supervisor. Most...


10 June 2020

ICF Council Election Success

Sonia Winder, one of Tilhill’s Forest Managers, has successfully been elected to the Council of the Institute of Chartered Foresters.  Sonia has worked in the forestry industry since her graduation from Bangor University in 1992 with an MSc in Environmental Forestry. She joined Tilhill and became a Chartered Forester in 1996.  The Institute of Chartered Foresters is...


01 June 2020

Q&A: Tilhill welcomes Jack Aldred, Harvesting Contracts Manager to the southern England team.

Tilhill welcomes Jack Aldred, Harvesting Contracts Manager to the southern England team.  Why did you choose to pursue a career in the forest industry? I’ve always worked outside. I started working on a farm when I was younger and I spent most of my free time outdoors mountaineering and mountain biking. It...

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