BSW mill manager meets the Duke

BSW mill manager meets the Duke

A BSW mill manager has recently met the Duke of Cambridge on account of his volunteer work during the pandemic

24 May 2021

BSW acquires Bayram Timber Ltd

BSW acquires Bayram Timber Ltd

BSW Timber has acquired Bayram Timber Ltd.

20 May 2021

Cutting edge skills for world-leading saw doctors

Cutting edge skills for world-leading saw doctors

Saw doctoring is one of the most valuable and specialist skills in timber manufacturing. BSW have developed the UK’s first saw doctoring course and qualification to ensure that these skills are not lost to a generation.

4 May 2021

BSW apprentices reach final of Fuel Change competition to tackle environmental challenges

BSW apprentices reach final of Fuel Change competition to tackle environmental challenges

Apprentices from the UK’s leading timber manufacturer, BSW Timber, were finalists in the national Fuel Change competition, which encourages businesses to tackle industry challenges and work towards a low carbon economy.

22 Mar 2021

Newly named BSW Timber Solutions announces Bruce McKay as Managing Director

Newly named BSW Timber Solutions announces Bruce McKay as Managing Director

Bruce McKay has been appointed as Managing Director of BSW Timber Solutions Limited, formerly SCA Wood UK, following five successful years in his post as Supply Chain and Procurement Director.

12 Mar 2021

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in the first South Scotland RES

BSW urges everyone to play their part in developing the first ever South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy.

10 Mar 2021

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW donates timber to improve school facilities for Melrose youngsters

BSW has donated materials to Melrose Primary School to help build an outdoor shelter for the children.

26 Jan 2021

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

FW Mill Manger runs 400 Ben Nevis Treks* for Community Team.

BSW Timber's Fort William Mill Manager has ran the equivalent of 400 Ben Nevis treks to raise money for his local football club.

14 Jan 2021

Get to know... Ashley O'Reilly Meredith, Sales Executive

Get to know... Ashley O'Reilly Meredith, Sales Executive

Meet the man behind the mobile: We dragged our Sales Executive Ash away from the festivities to talk all things timber, time machines and Swindon Town.

17 Dec 2020

BSW invests in tailored Chartered Management Institute training for staff during pandemic

BSW invests in tailored Chartered Management Institute training for staff during pandemic

BSW Group has invested in tailored training courses for staff across its sawmills in Scotland. This training has seen five up-and-coming team leaders awarded with full Chartered Management Institute (CMI) certifications, which will transform how the business and its team operate.

7 Dec 2020

Maelor Forest Nurseries appoints a New Managing Director

Maelor Forest Nurseries appoints a New Managing Director

BSW Group member Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Appleton as its new Managing Director

3 Dec 2020

BSW acquires Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK

BSW acquires Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK

BSW has acquired the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK, which includes the manufacture and distribution of timber and associated products to the home improvement and builders merchant sectors.

30 Nov 2020

Lucy's Logs

Lucy's Logs

The ember of idea on how to help people unable to leave home during Coronavirus restrictions has turned into a blazing success for a young Fort William teenager who delivers Hotties heat logs on her bicycle.

26 Nov 2020

BSW acquires Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd

BSW acquires Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd

The BSW Group has acquired Dick Brothers Forestry Ltd, the UK’s largest timber harvesting company.

11 Nov 2020

When James met Nick

When James met Nick

BSW Group’s marketing manager James Brennan was seeing stars this summer after a meeting with BBC DIY stalwart and household name Nick Knowles.

10 Nov 2020

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

BSW supports ‘Garden of Thanks’ for NHS staff in Fort William

A garden created to welcome weary walkers into Fort William as they approached the end of the West Highland Way, also now recognises the work of NHS staff who are looking after the people of Lochaber during the Covid-19 pandemic, part in thanks to BSW.

28 Oct 2020

IRO Timber recognised for Innovation at WPA Awards

IRO Timber recognised for Innovation at WPA Awards

IRO Timber, manufactured by BSW Timber, has wowed judges at the Wood Protection Association (WPA) to claim the top spot in the Innovation category at their annual awards ceremony. Combining one of th...

26 Oct 2020

BSW's growing success with Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW's growing success with Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW has seen rapid success since launching its premium merchant membership scheme in August.

6 Oct 2020

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW helps childcare provider unveil new outdoor classroom

BSW Timber has helped Bolton Low Houses Childcare Unit in Wigton to reopen its doors following the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 Oct 2020

BSW supports the People’s Project in Dumfries with timber donation

BSW supports the People’s Project in Dumfries with timber donation

BSW Timber’s mill in Dalbeattie has donated timber boards and offcuts to the People’s Project in Dumfries to facilitate a great community-based project.

30 Sep 2020

BSW backs Highland Cinema build with timber donation

BSW backs Highland Cinema build with timber donation

BSW Timber has supported the creation of an innovative new entertainment and dining centre in Fort William.

28 Sep 2020

BSW announces retirement of leading director

BSW announces retirement of leading director

A valued and much respected member of BSW’s senior leadership team for over a decade, Hamish Macleod has taken the decision to retire from his role as director of public affairs for the BSW Group in March 2021.

24 Sep 2020

BSW announces retirement of George McRobbie

BSW announces retirement of 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.     

22 Sep 2020

What a difference a deck makes

What a difference a deck makes

#MakeOneChange this September with National Home Improvement Month.

21 Sep 2020

BSW launches CarbonStore - a new carbon trading and offsetting service

BSW launches CarbonStore - a new carbon trading and offsetting service

One billion trees and counting: BSW launches CarbonStore - a new carbon trading and offsetting service.

7 Sep 2020

BSW launches Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW launches Crown Distributor Scheme

BSW Timber, the UK’s largest integrated forestry business, has launched its new premium membership scheme for the independent merchant sector – the BSW Timber Crown Distributor Scheme.

21 Jul 2020

BSW launches new Alchemy WPC brand

BSW launches new Alchemy WPC brand

BSW has launched Alchemy, a new brand for its range of dependable British composite decking products that are as head turning as they are hassle-free.

21 Jul 2020

BSW backs Wood For Good's 'Wood CO2ts Less' campaign

BSW backs Wood For Good's 'Wood CO2ts Less' campaign

BSW is supporting the Wood CO2ts Less campaign in association with Wood for Good, Confor and the Timber Trade Federation.

21 Jul 2020

RIP Sandy Brownlie (1935 - 2020)

RIP Sandy Brownlie (1935 - 2020)

Alexander J. Brownlie CBE of BSW Timber Ltd (known as Sandy), passed away peacefully at home with his family on June 5th aged 84.

10 Jun 2020

Get to know... Niall Spence, Marketing Executive

Get to know... Niall Spence, Marketing Executive

Niall works in our Marketing Department and helps to push all of our fantastic products to market. We caught up with Niall to talk: vaccines, Sergio Aguero and horses on the weighbridge.

21 May 2020

Explore the versatility of timber this National Gardening Week

Explore the versatility of timber this National Gardening Week

We're joining the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) call to action to engage gardeners and enthusiasts in activities in their own gardens, patios or roof terraces.

27 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Our latest update to customers and staff

24 Mar 2020

BSW apprentices renovate gardens for the elderly

BSW apprentices renovate gardens for the elderly

Apprentices from BSW Fort William have been giving back to the community to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020.

19 Mar 2020

COVID-19 statement

COVID-19 statement

Our message to customers

16 Mar 2020

BSW supports Britain's future architects with timber donation

BSW supports Britain's future architects with timber donation

BSW Timber has donated homegrown, Grown in Britain-certified products from its construction timber range to an innovative architectural student exercise in London.

16 Mar 2020

BSW Chairman Martin Gale recognised for Dedicated Service to Forestry at CONFOR awards

BSW Chairman Martin Gale recognised for Dedicated Service to Forestry at CONFOR awards

Martin Gale, Chairman of BSW Timber, has been named as the winner of the Dedicated Service to Forestry Award at Confor's annual dinner in Edinburgh.

27 Feb 2020

BSW Group acquired by Endless LLP

BSW Group acquired by Endless LLP

BSW Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry and sawmilling business, has been acquired by private equity firm Endless LLP as part of a multi-level growth plan for the company.

19 Feb 2020

BSW helps create play 'forest' for Little Learners

BSW helps create play 'forest' for Little Learners

BSW Timber has helped to create a ‘play forest’ for a group of ‘Little Learners in Inverlochy.

21 Jan 2020

IRO Timber range receives TDCA accreditation

IRO Timber range receives TDCA accreditation

BSW’s innovative IRO Timber range has been awarded a coveted industry standard accreditation.

16 Jan 2020