Timber stack in the woods with a forwarder placing logs in the distance

Buy sustainable Forestry England timber

We sustainably harvest about 1.2 million tonnes of wood every year from England’s public forests. The timber provides low-carbon materials for construction, packaging, paper production and energy.

The UK relies on imported wood for 80% of our needs and our timber production helps our resilience to changing international circumstances. It also supports rural employment with well paid jobs.

We encourage the development of healthy and competitive timber harvesting and wood processing industries in England. Our policy is to market our timber to give every customer an equal opportunity and to optimise our financial return as the income helps offset the costs of managing forests sustainably.

Timber sales events

Sales events 2022/23 - Links to specific catalogues will be inserted as they become available.

DatesCatalogue Successful bidders
5 MayMay 2022 catalogueMay 2022 purchaser report
7 JulyJuly 2022 catalogue 
1 September  
3 November  
12 Jan  
2 March  

Sales events 2021/22

DatesCatalogue Successful bidders
6 MayMay 2021 catalogueMay 2021 purchaser report
1 JulyJuly 2021 catalogueJuly 2021 purchaser report
2 SeptemberSeptember 2021 catalogueSeptember 2021 purchaser report
4 NovemberNovember 2021 catalogueNovember 2021 purchaser report
13 JanuaryJanuary 2022 catalogueJanuary 2022 purchaser report
3 MarchMarch 2022 catalogueMarch 2022 purchaser report

Sales events 2020/21

DatesCatalogue Successful bidders
7 MayMay 2020 catalogueMay 2020 purchaser report
2 JulyJuly 2020 catalogueJuly 2020 purchaser report
3 SeptemberSeptember 2020 catalogueSeptember 2020 purchaser report
5 NovemberNovember 2020 catalogueNovember 2020 purchaser report
14 JanuaryJanuary 2021 catalogueJanuary 2021 purchaser report
4 MarchMarch 2021 catalogueMarch 2021 purchaser report

Sales events 2019/20

DatesCatalogue Successful bidders
2 MayMay 2019 catalogueMay 2019 purchaser report
4 JulyJuly 2019 catalogueJuly 2019 purchaser report
5 SeptemberSeptember 2019 catalogueSeptember 2019 purchaser report
7 NovemberNovember 2019 catalogueNovember 2019 purchaser report
9 JanuaryJanuary 2020 catalogueJanuary 2020 purchaser report
5 MarchMarch 2020 catalogueMarch 2020 purchaser report

Sales events 2018/19

DatesCatalogue Successful bidders
3 MayMay 2018 catalogueMay 2018 purchaser report
5 JulyJuly 2018 catalogueJuly 2018 purchaser report
6 SeptemberSeptember 2018 catalogueSeptember 2018 purchaser report
1 NovemberNovember 2018 catalogueNovember 2018 purchaser report
10 JanuaryJanuary 2019 catalogueJanuary 2019 purchaser report
7 MarchMarch 2019 catalogueMarch 2019 purchaser report

 

 

England Rennie's hardwood auction

DatesCatalogueSuccessful bidders
24 November 2022  
25 November 2021  

 


 

Marketing plan

The Marketing Plan shows how we intend to allocate our total yearly volume production between the six Forestry England national online sales events and the annual Hardwood Auction organised by Newland Rennie Auctioneers.

The volumes we plan to market at each sale event are also split between the Direct Production of round timber products and Standing Sales.

Due to Storms Arwen and Eunice, and the resulting damage to the forests and woodlands, actual volumes offered in some national sales events may be less than originally planned as we re-organise harvesting programmes. The volume shortfall will be made up throughout the course of the year in a series of local online sales.

Proposed volume (m3obs)

Sale dateDistrictStanding salesDirect production
5 May 2022

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

30711
2073
47131
4428
17500
12000

18000
2693
12524
2950
2000
3600

7 July 2022

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

29000
4600
26015
6696
36000
10000

10000
5414
12524
1420
2000
4200

1 September 2022

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

16100
1500
26015
7688
15000
13500
13800
7543
12524
2750
2000
3300
3 November 2022

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

10900
0
26015
8732
10000
8300
2250
3729
13764
1100
2000
1800
12 January 2023

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

0
12500
26015
7388
10000
2500
2800
4331
12524
1280
2000
2100
2 March 2023

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

11450
0
26015
0
15000
8300
6300
5650
12524
1040
2500
3000

Hardwood Auction

24 November 2022

Central
East
North
South
West
Yorkshire

0
100
0
0
500
0
0
0
0
700
500
0