BWF presents blueprint for safer common timber stairs

26 May 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme has launched a new guide to assist stair designers, manufacturers and building professionals involved in the design and specification of common timber stairs for the UK market.

BWF Members Day Conference aims to chart a course through uncertain times

8 May 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has picked an apt theme for its Members’ Day Conference 2017: given the changes sweeping industry – from skills to digital technology and product design, to the implications of Brexit – the organisation will be ‘setting out for success in uncertain times’.

Housing white paper: “What is not to like?” says industry chief

10 February 2017

The Government’s Housing White Paper went down well with the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). “What is not to like?” said its chief, Brian McIlwee.

BWF launches new group to promote and support wood interiors trade

26 January 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has launched a new Wood Interiors Group to support those involved with interior joinery products.

Trade bodies join forces to launch Confederation of Timber Industries

11 February 2015

A new trade association is to launch in June to represent both the woodworking and timber industries together.

Stair safety showcased with new BWF website

20 January 2015

The quality and aesthetics of stairs are being showcased as a means of pushing the all-important stair safety message with the launch of a new website.

STA says garden cities 'must be sustainable'

19 March 2014

The Structural Timber Association (STA) has welcomed chancellor George Osborne’s commitment to building a new garden city at Ebbsfleet in Kent – but has urged him to make sure the houses that are built are sustainable.

BWF homes in on marketing

27 January 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has launched a marketing toolkit to help members promote their products and services more effectively.

BWF service adapted to help SMEs with CPR

24 January 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has re-launched its basic U-value calculation service to bring it in line with the Construction Products Regulation (CPR).

Threat to timber in standards change, says BWF

15 November 2013

The government’s planned simplification of building regulations and standards risks watering down the emphasis on using sustainable materials such as timber, the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is warning.

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