About BSW Timber
Founded in 1848, in Earlston, Scotland, BSW Timber is now the largest sawmilling company in the UK.
With 11 manufacturing sites across the UK and Latvia, BSW Timber are large-scale producers of certified timber products for various industries and applications, including fencing, landscaping, decking, cladding, construction, joinery and pallet production.
years of experience
technologically advanced sites
Million linear metres production capacity
invested into timber technology
With sustainability at the heart of our operations, we manufacture and supply the highest quality certified products for a wide range of industries.
We specialise in everything from C16 construction timber to innovative products like composite decking and acoustic fencing.
A member of BSW Group
We’ve expanded beyond our roots to manufacture and supply the highest quality, certified products for a wide range of industries, including fencing, landscaping, cladding, construction, DIY, decking, and packaging.
As part of BSW Group, our integrated capabilities ensure we have a partner, and a market, for everything. We grow-to-size, harvest to order, and replant to replenish. We use the whole of the log – even sawdust, shavings, chips and bark, which supply the pulp and paper, chipboard, horticultural sectors.
Our sister company, BSW Energy, also makes use of our timber co-products, manufacturing clean, renewable wood fuel solutions to power everything from biomass plants to stoves and barbeques.
We have 10 technologically advanced manufacturing sites across the UK and Latvia.
Our Carlisle sawmill can process lengths from 2.4m to 4.8m. It has an annual input of 330,000m3 of roundwood and produces 178,000m3 of sawn timber each year.
The home of BSW Timber headquarters, our Earlston office is built on the site of our original sawmill yard.
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Our Dalbeattie sawmill can process lengths from 2.4m to 4.8m. The 56-hectare site has an annual capacity of over 330,000m3 of sawn timber.
Stoke houses a distribution business stream, and is based at a 10-acre site with warehousing of 210,000 square feet and multiple loading bays. This site, employing a team of over 130, specialises in the distribution of timber and associated products to the home improvement and building materials sector nationwide.
Our Fort William sawmill can process lengths from 2.4m to 8m. It has an annual input of 450,000m3 of roundwood and produces 250,000m3 of sawn timber each year.
Our timber production facility in Melton (Humberside) is located on a 20-acre site with 400,000 square feet of production and distribution facilities, employing a team of over 90. Our state of the art production and warehouse management system provides 120,000m3 of production capability, servicing the UK’s building material and joinery market with high quality machined softwood and associated products.
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Our Newbridge sawmill can process lengths from 3m to 4.8m. It has an annual input of 210,000m3 of roundwood and produces 150,000m3 of sawn timber each year.
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Welshpool is the base for our builders’ merchant supply business stream, employing a team of over 60. Along with on-site warehousing and loading bays, Welshpool has machining capabilities of 40,000m3 and a timber treatment facility with a capacity of 15,000m3. This site services the merchant and joinery sector with quality timber products.
Petersmuir is our specialist mill that processes our largest and longest logs. It can process lengths from 1.8m to 8m, with cross sections of up to 450mm x 450mm. The sawmill has an annual output of 22,000m3 of roundwood and produces 17,000m3 of sawn timber each year.
Our new site, within the docks at Grangemouth, is the second base for our builders’ merchant business stream, extending supply to a nationwide distribution base. It is a 100,000 square foot warehouse facility that distributes 20,000m3 annually and employs 11 full-time employees.
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Launched in 2000, our Latvia sawmill is on a 35-hectare site, housing state-of-the-art machinery. It can process high grade timber lengths from 3m to 6m, and produces 220,000m3 of sawn timber each year.
Part of BSW Group
The UK’s largest forestry and timber group, and member of Binderholz – Europe’s leading timber processing operation.
Proud member of Grown in Britain
Giving you peace of mind that you’re buying British timber.
We plant more trees than we cut down
For every tree harvested, BSW Timber plants three more.
Protecting the future of the world’s forests
Sustainability is an integral part of our business. After all, timber is the ultimate renewable material.
Since 2012, we’ve invested £125m into supporting sustainable forestry. All our timber is certified, meaning we source our material from well-established, ethically managed sources.
Chain of Custody certification traces wood from forest to distribution, ensuring you receive legal timber from environmentally safe, socially beneficial and economically viable forests.
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