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

College students given behind the scenes tour of BSW Dalbeattie site

College students given behind the scenes tour of BSW Dalbeattie site

BSW Timber has opened its doors and offered a behind the scenes access tour to a group of local college students.

10 Jan 2020

Get to know... Chloe Jones, Customer Service Coordinator

Get to know... Chloe Jones, Customer Service Coordinator

Chloe has been with BSW for 8 years and is a customer's first point of contact when they get in touch with us. In the latest installment of our 'get to know' series - we talked: triumphs, timber and teleportation machines with Chloe.

16 Dec 2019

BSW helps create sensory garden

BSW helps create sensory garden

Moor House School & College pupils have a new place to play after the school recently opened a new sensory garden and playground thanks to a generous donation of materials from BSW Timber.

28 Nov 2019

BSW products featured on hit ITV gardening show

BSW products featured on hit ITV gardening show

BSW Timber has donated a range of its products to ITV’s hit gardening show Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh.

7 Nov 2019

BSW attends Parliamentary Innovation Reception

BSW attends Parliamentary Innovation Reception

Representatives from BSW’s Marketing, Sales and Public Affairs departments have attended the House of Commons this week to promote its role as a leading light in the British construction industry.

31 Oct 2019

BSW's IRO Timber collaboration recognised at North East Marketing Awards

BSW's IRO Timber collaboration recognised at North East Marketing Awards

Searching for the best use of cross-channel marketing, judges at the North East Marketing Awards were wowed by the collaborative efforts of BSW Timber and their marketing agency, Narrative.

31 Oct 2019

BSW's IRO Timber shortlisted for national innovation award

BSW's IRO Timber shortlisted for national innovation award

IRO Timber, manufactured by BSW, has been shortlisted for a ‘Best Materials Innovation’ award at this year’s Building Innovation Awards.

4 Oct 2019

BEAM installation to become a 'bee hotel'

BEAM installation to become a 'bee hotel'

The highly-acclaimed BEAM installation, which was created using 2,500 logs that were donated by BSW, is to be given a new lease of life before next year’s Glastonbury Festival.

24 Sep 2019

Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finishes second at BSW-sponsored Carve Carrbridge

Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finishes second at BSW-sponsored Carve Carrbridge

BSW Timber has been channelling its artistic streak after donating 30 logs to a rather unique competition – and Tilhill Forestry’s Pete Bowsher finished in second place for a second year running.

24 Sep 2019

Two BSW projects to be featured in 2020 TDCA calendar

Two BSW projects to be featured in 2020 TDCA calendar

Some of BSW’s most interesting images have been selected to be featured in a charity calendar for 2020

22 Aug 2019

Innovative collaboration recognised in national award nominations

Innovative collaboration recognised in national award nominations

BSW Timber is thrilled to announce that project partner Roderick James Architects (RJA) has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2019 Structural Timber Awards and one at the TTJ Awards 2019.

14 Aug 2019

BSW scores 3 Trees in WWF’s Timber Scorecard 2019

BSW scores 3 Trees in WWF’s Timber Scorecard 2019

The top rating of ‘3 Trees’ shows the company are performing well on our commitments to protect the world's forests.

9 Aug 2019

BSW Employee's Journey to be Wales Strongest Man

BSW Employee's Journey to be Wales Strongest Man

A BSW employee is in the running to be one of the strongest men in the country. David Ramplee, who works at BSW Newbridge Mill, has competed in the Wales’ Strongest Man contest for the last three years.

7 Aug 2019