Alternative solutions to timber extraction

Alternative solutions to timber extraction

Leicestershire’s Groby Quarry is situated next to a 1.5 hectare Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) wet woodland comprising alder coppice, which had not been managed for over 50 years. Landowner, Hanson UK, were keen to bring this attractive woodland back into...
Corporate Woodland Holding “No budget? No problem!”

Corporate Woodland Holding “No budget? No problem!”

Tata Steel, outside the core steel making business, has significant land and property holdings, including 135ha of commercial woodlands.  Much of this woodland is planted in very challenging sites following mineral working and present an ongoing management obligation....
Effective Woodland Management

Effective Woodland Management

Client: Wakefield Lodge Estate The Wakefield Lodge Estate is situated within the heart of the Whittlebury Forest (SSSI) near Towcester in Northamptonshire. We have managed this 295ha sensitive woodland estate through low intensity, Continuous Cover Forestry principles...
Woodland Management Support

Woodland Management Support

Client / Site: Sir Jack Whitaker / Babworth & Hesley Estate Sir Jack Whitaker manages 535ha (1,321 acres) with operations delivered by a small, in-house forestry team and external contractors. We were instructed in 2001 to ensure the in-house team worked...
Woodland Design & Implementation

Woodland Design & Implementation

Client / Site: University of Cambridge / 800 Wood From 1998 to 2013 we managed the woodlands belonging to the University of Cambridge. The University owns approx. 65ha of woodland, including Madingley Wood SSSI and the historic woodlands surrounding Madingley Hall. In...

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