The vast majority of the wood purchased in the UK comes from sustainably managed or well managed forests
60% of wood and wood products are used in construction
Certified timber stocks are standard for the group where possible and all bear independent FSC or PEFC endorsement. This ensures the appropriate environmental profile, so important in today's markets.
It is recognised that the timber and timber products traded within the group are truly sustainable. They all originate from well managed forest sources, mostly from Europe & Canada.
Regular purchasing audit visits and long standing supplier relations are established within the business. These audit visits verify that good environmental practice is being undertaken.