10 questions with... Tony Lockey

10 questions with... Tony Lockey

Although based in Carlisle, Tony Lockey spends most of his time in various BSW mills helping to manage the learning and developing needs of the business. Tony is the Group Learning and Development Manager responsible for the training requirements of BSW's 1,300 employees.

19 Jun 2018

BSW announces €40m investment plans for Slovenian sawmill

BSW announces €40m investment plans for Slovenian sawmill

BSW Timber, the UK’s leading integrated forestry and timber company, has announced its latest investment of €40m in Slovenia, constructing a new sawmill, CHP plant and pellet manufacturing facility which will see the creation of 170 new jobs.

22 May 2018

What is the International Day of Forests?

What is the International Day of Forests?

Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain and protect us.

21 Mar 2018

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, BSW recently attended Inverness College for a career day aimed at promoting the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industries and apprentice opportunities across the company.

16 Mar 2018

BSW establishes environmental performance for its construction timber

BSW establishes environmental performance for its construction timber

BSW Timber recently participated in the Wood for Good initiative to establish an environmental product declaration (EPD) for its kiln dried construction timber.

5 Oct 2017

BSW and Tilhill announce vertical integration of timber supply chain

BSW and Tilhill announce vertical integration of timber supply chain

George McRobbie, Managing Director of Tilhill Forestry, has today announced the final stage of Tilhill Forestry’s integration into the BSW Group. The last stage involves combining the BSW Sawmi...

1 Sep 2017

BSW unveils garden fence panel range

BSW unveils garden fence panel range

BSW Timber has just unveiled a brand new range of garden fence panels that has been introduced to complement its existing fencing components.

13 Jul 2017

BSW invests £900k in material handling equipment at Newbridge sawmill

BSW invests £900k in material handling equipment at Newbridge sawmill

BSW Timber has kick-started a major investment programme in its material handling equipment by commissioning eight new Bulmor side-loader vehicles for its sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys.

27 Jun 2017

BSW taps in to domestic acoustic fence panel market

BSW taps in to domestic acoustic fence panel market

BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest fully-integrated forestry company, has just unveiled a brand new domestic acoustic fence panel system.

24 May 2017

Inverness student wins Tilhill award

Inverness student wins Tilhill award

An Inverness College student won a Tilhill Forestry Award last month for his report on woodland creation.

15 Dec 2016

Garden Room Project Brings Out the Best of BSW Timber

Garden Room Project Brings Out the Best of BSW Timber

‘Leaf Room’ at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Provides Spectacular Outdoor Showcase for Homegrown Scottish Timber 

17 Nov 2016

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

Two BSW graduates attended the Developing the Young Workforce Industry Group (DYWIG) launch last week as the company showed support for the employment strategy.

12 Oct 2016

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber picked up an award for its commitment to helping young people last month – and just missed out on being an overall winner at the Highland Business Awards.

6 Oct 2016

BSW Timber fires up £2.5m biomass boiler at Carlisle sawmill

BSW Timber fires up £2.5m biomass boiler at Carlisle sawmill

BSW Timber has become the first UK sawmiller to generate electricity from biomass fuel with the commissioning of a £2.5 million Combined Heat and Power (CHP) boiler at its Carlisle mill.

2 Aug 2016

Latest Timber Bulletin Released by Tilhill

Latest Timber Bulletin Released by Tilhill

Tilhill have released their latest Timber Bulletin report.

13 Jul 2016

Tilhill Forestry hosts Mountain Bike Challenge in Wales

Tilhill Forestry hosts Mountain Bike Challenge in Wales

Tilhill Forestry recently hosted the sixth Forest Industry Mountain Bike Challenge in Coed Llandegla, North Wales, as an array of competitors from the forest industry travelled to take part.

5 Jul 2016

Tilhill Forestry claims fifth successive James Jones award

Tilhill Forestry claims fifth successive James Jones award

Tilhill Forestry celebrated a fifth James Jones trophy for new commercial woodlands at the Finest Woods Awards in Scotland last month.

5 Jul 2016

Hot new pizza oven fuel launches

Hot new pizza oven fuel launches

A brand new fuel for wood fired pizza ovens which burns longer, hotter and cleaner than traditional firewood is now available nationwide.

14 Jun 2016

BSW helps Wildlife orphans get a new crèche

BSW helps Wildlife orphans get a new crèche

A brand new room for the care of orphaned wildlife has opened at Secret World Wildlife Rescue. Local businesses and volunteers who donated materials and time to construct the facility were delighted t...

14 Apr 2016

Kingussie High School kitted out with BSW Timber

Kingussie High School kitted out with BSW Timber

The girls football team at Kingussie High School will be sporting a new football kit at this year’s matches, thanks to £600 worth of sponsorship from BSW Timber which has a sawmill in near...

7 Jan 2016

BSW and Travis Perkins Help Wolverley Allotment Society

BSW and Travis Perkins Help Wolverley Allotment Society

BSW and Travis Perkins have teamed up to help the Wolverley Allotment Society develop a new allotment site.

23 Dec 2015

Home Grown Timber Showcased in Innovative Norfolk Barn Project

Home Grown Timber Showcased in Innovative Norfolk Barn Project

BSW Timber has joined forces with pioneering architectural practice Studio Bark to create a unique building project in the heart of the Norfolk countryside. The company has provided easy edge timber ...

9 Nov 2015

SECRET WORLD TAKES DELIVERY FOR ORPHAN ROOM

SECRET WORLD TAKES DELIVERY FOR ORPHAN ROOM

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill has taken delivery of the timber it needs for a very special project – an orphan room. Secret World cares for over 5,000 wildlife casualties ever...

9 Nov 2015

BSW TIMBER ACQUIRES TILHILL FORESTRY LTD

BSW TIMBER ACQUIRES TILHILL FORESTRY LTD

BSW Timber Limited has of 1st September 2015, acquired Tilhill Forestry Limited from UPM.  The acquisition marks the beginning of a strengthened partnership in the forest industry that will deli...

9 Nov 2015

BSW's Mike Faulkner & Peter Foy win Jim Clark Reivers Rally

BSW's Mike Faulkner & Peter Foy win Jim Clark Reivers Rally

The fourth round of the MSA ARR Craib Scottish Rally Championship was won by Kirtlebridge based Mike Faulkner and Bingley navigator Peter Foy after 5 stages trough the notorious Keilder forest. Mike b...

1 Jun 2015

Transport Minister Derek Mackay Visits BSW Timber's Fort William Sawmill

Transport Minister Derek Mackay Visits BSW Timber's Fort William Sawmill

Success for New Shipping Service Allows BSW to Expand Distribution across England’s South East 

11 Mar 2015

Timeless Timber provides outdoor solution to wild West Highlands weather

The Newsham family in Morvern have transformed unused land by installing a sturdy, weather proof two bay garage in their garden. The garage, from the Timeless Buildings range of Timeless Timber produ...

18 Dec 2014

Faulkner & Foy win Wales Rally GB National Rally

Faulkner & Foy win Wales Rally GB National Rally

Mike Faulkner & Peter Foy returned to a champagne podium reception greeted by thousands of spectators in Llandudno as winners of the 2014 Wales Rally GB National Rally. The BSW Timber supported cr...

18 Nov 2014

BSW Timber encourages green fingers in local primary schools

BSW Timber encourages green fingers in local primary schools

BSW Timber has donated planter boxes to primary schools in the areas surrounding it’s six sawmills across the UK, continuing its longstanding commitment to supporting local communities. Pupils ...

4 Jul 2014

BSW Timber Acquires RF Giddings