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Forestry Commission's Area Office and Administrative Hub contact details including address, telephone number and email address.

For information on grants, felling licences, regulations and managing private woods and forests please use the links to our Area Offices or Administrative Hubs below.

Area Offices

Your local Woodland Officer can assist you with expert advice about managing your woodland, the range of support available and the regulatory processes involved.

Yorkshire and North East

North West and West Midlands

East and East Midlands

South East and London

South West

Administrative Hubs

Our Hubs deal with the administration of legacy grant schemes, Felling Licences and Countryside Stewardship Woodland Capital Grant 2015 claim applications. We have 2 hubs that cover England.

Bucks Horn Oak

Bullers Hill

Forest Enterprise

The Executive Agency of the Forestry Commission dealing with the Public Forest Estate.

Forest Research

Great Britain’s principal organisation for forestry and tree related research.

Yorkshire and North East Area

Forestry Commission
Foss House, Kings Pool
1-2 Peasholme Green
York
YO1 7PX

Telephone: 0300 067 4900

yorkshirenortheast@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Woodland Officer Contact details

Ian Everard - West Northumberland (west of the A68/A696 road), telephone: 0300 067 4993, mobile: 07766 998583, email: ian.everard@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Sarah Radcliffe - East Northumberland (east of the A68/A696 road), telephone: 0300 067 4192, mobile: 07584 770792, email: sarah.radcliffe@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Luke Hemmings - Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead and South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham, Hartlepool, Darlington, Stockton on Tees, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, telephone: 0300 067 5403, mobile: 07979 223 943, email: luke.hemmings@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Jeremy Dick - Yorkshire (Hambleton, Craven, Richmonshire), telephone: 0300 067 4916, mobile: 07771 806956, email: jeremy.dick@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Miles Drury - North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, York, telephone: 0300 067 4913, mobile: 07827 239247, email: miles.drury@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

James Shallcross - East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Scarborough, Ryedale, telephone: 0300 067 5071, mobile: 07825 043 659, email: james.shallcross@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

North West and West Midlands Area

Ghyll Mount
Gillan Way
Penrith 40 Business Park
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 9BP

Telephone: 0300 067 4190

nwwm@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Woodland Officer Contact details

Jim O’Neill - North and East Cumbria, telephone: 0300 067 4191, mobile: 07831 174639, email: jim.oneill@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Peter Fox - West Cumbria, telephone: 0300 067 4189, mobile: 07768 142942, email: peter.fox@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Andy Bennett - South Lake District and North Lancashire, telephone: 0300 067 4188, mobile: 07584 342727, email: andy.bennett@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Chris McGloin - Greater Manchester, South East Lancashire and Cheshire East, telephone: 0300 067 4087, mobile: 07464 539467, email: chris.mcgloin@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Robert Burns - Cheshire and Merseyside, telephone: 0300 067 4198, mobile: 07468 710429, email: robert.burns@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Paul Webster - Warwickshire, Birmingham and Staffordshire (East of the M6), telephone: 0300 067 4245, mobile: 07786 111495, email: paul.webster@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Nick Smith - Mid and West Herefordshire and the Clun Forest area of Shropshire, telephone: 0300 067 6972, mobile: 07831 730676, email: nick.smith@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Wayne Barnes - East Herefordshire and Worcestershire, telephone: 0300 067 4250, mobile: 07833 154198, email: wayne.barnes@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Adrian Beaumont - Shropshire (except the Clun Forest), Staffordshire (West of the M6), telephone: 0300 067 6976, mobile: 07795 475862, email: adrian.beaumont@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

East and East Midlands Area

Forestry Commission
Santon Downham
Brandon
Suffolk
IP27 0TJ

Telephone: 0300 067 4574

eandem@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Woodland Officer Contact details

Trevor Wright - Essex (Colchester, Tendring), Suffolk (Ipswich, Suffolk Coastal, Waveney), telephone: 0300 067 4585, mobile: 07771 806956, email: trevor.wright@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Sid Cooper- Norfolk (Broadland, Great Yarmouth, North Norfolk, Norwich, South Norfolk) Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, Mid Suffolk, telephone: 0300 067 4573, mobile: 07826 914880, email: sid.cooper@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Alastair Stirling - Norfolk (Breckland, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk) Suffolk (Forest Heath, East Edmundsbury) Cambridgeshire (East Cambridge, Fenland, Peterborough), telephone: 0300 067 4562, mobile: 07748 336714, email: alastair.stirling@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Emma Brearley- Cambridgeshire (Cambridge, South Cambridge), Essex (Epping Forest, Harlow, Uttlesford), Hertfordshire (North Hertfordshire, Stevenage), telephone: 0300 067 4580, mobile: 07721 761473, email: emma.brearley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Justin Hardy - Hertfordshire (Broxbourne, Dacorum, East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, St Albans, Three Rivers, Watford, Welwyn Hatfield), telephone: 0300 067 4553, mobile: 07584 337754, email: justin.hardy@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Lindsey Allen - Essex (Basildon, Braintree, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Maldon, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock), telephone: 0300 067 4586, mobile: 07884 234726, email: lindsey.allen@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Charles Cuthbert - Leicestershire (Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinkley and Bosworth, Leicester, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby and Wigston, Rutland), South Derbyshire, telephone: 0300 067 5354, mobile: 07771 806956, email: charles.cuthbert@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

James Fearn - Nottinghamshire (Bassetlaw, Newark and Sherwood), Lincolnshire (Boston, East Lindsey, Lincoln, North Kesteven, South Holland, South Kesteven, West Lindsey), telephone: 0300 067 6965, mobile: 07769 282840, email: james.fearn@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Richard Pearce - Bedfordshire (Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Luton), Northhamptonshire (Corby, Daventry, East Northamptonshire, Kettering, Northampton, South Northamptonshire, Wellingborough), Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), telephone: 0300 067 4167, mobile: 07827 239259, email: richard.pearce@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Tristan Galletly - Derbyshire (Bolsover, Derby, Derbyshire Dales, Erewash, High Peak, North East Derbyshire), Nottinghamshire (Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Nottingham, Rushcliffe), Cheshire (East - only within the Peak district), Staffordshire (East - only within the National Forest, Litchfield - only within the National Forest, Staffordshire Morelands - only within the Peak District), Yorkshire (Kirklees - only within the Peak District, Sheffield - only within the Peak District), Lancashire (Oldham - only within the Peak District), The Peak District, telephone: mobile: 07765 220394, email: tristan.galletly@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

South East and London

Bucks Horn Oak
Farnham
Surrey
GU10 4LS

Telephone: 0300 067 4420

southeast.fce@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Woodland Officer Contact details

Sam Riley - Oxfordshire, telephone: 0300 067 4465, mobile: 07917 643373, email: sam.riley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Rod Morrison - Buckinghamshire, Berkshire part (Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell Forest), telephone: 0300 067 4447, mobile: 07900 136880, email: rod.morrison@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Andy Brunt - West Berkshire, Hampshire part (Basingstoke and Dean, Test Valley north, Hart, Rushmoor), telephone: 0300 067 4426, mobile: 07785 316553, email: andy.brunt@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Andy Glover - East Hampshire, Greater London, Surrey (except Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge), telephone: 0300 067 4427, mobile: 07748 180662, email: andy.glover@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Julian Williams - Surrey part (Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge), West Sussex (Crawley, Mid Sussex), East Sussex (Brighton and Hove, Lewes), mobile: 07827 232533, email: julian.williams@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Dave Rogers - West Sussex (Chichester, Arun, Worthing, Horsham, Adur), telephone: 0300 067 4428, mobile: 07768 694263, email: dave.rogers@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

John Stafford - East Sussex (Wealden, Eastbourne, Rother, Hastings), telephone: 0300 067 4468, mobile: 07887 825120, email: john.stafford@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Libby Carlton - Kent (Dartford, Gravesham, Medway, Sevenoaks, telephone: 0300 067 4468, mobile: 07887 825120, email: libby.carlton@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

South West

Bullers Hill
Kennford
Exeter
EX6 7XR

Telephone: 0300 067 4960

southwest.fce@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Woodland Officer contact details

Garin Linnington - Cornwall, Plymouth, mobile: 07917 643373, email: garin.linnington@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Sam Negus - Somerset (excluding Exmoor National Park), telephone: 0300 067 5851, mobile: 07769 934759, email: sam.negus@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Chris Sorensen - Exmoor National Park, East Devon, Eastern Mid Devon, telephone: 0300 067 4094, mobile: 07917 643377, email: chris.sorensen@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Sue Hallett - Devon (Torridge, Western Mid Devon, Northern West Devon, North Devon), telephone: 0300 067 5856, mobile: 07787 744988, email: sue.hallett@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

James Mason - Devon (Torbay, Exeter City, Teignbridge, Southern West Devon, Dartmoor National Park, South Hams), telephone: 0300 067 5853, mobile: 07342 064401, email: james.mason@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Chris Gibbard - Dorset (West Dorset, Purbeck, Weymouth and Portland), telephone: 0300 067 5860, mobile: 07468 700672, email: chris.gibbard@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Ian Briscoe - Dorset (East Dorset, North Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch), part Wiltshire, telephone: 0300 067 5844, mobile: 07831 732239, email: ian.briscoe@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Mark Malins - Part Wiltshire, Swindon, Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, telephone: 0300 067 5849, mobile: 07766 785943, email: mark.malins@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

David Rowe - Gloucestershire, telephone: 0300 067 5854, mobile: 07920 081555, email: david.rowe@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Bucks Horn Oak Administrative Hub

Bucks Horn Oak
Farnham
Surrey
GU10 4LS

Telephone: 0300 067 4420

adminhub.buckshornoak@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

This Hub generally covers the East of the country.

For English Woodland Grant Scheme (EWGS), Countryside Stewardship Woodland Capital Grant 2015 claim applications and Regulations:

  • South East and London
  • East and East Midlands
  • Yorkshire and North East

For Farm Woodland Scheme (FWS) and Farm Woodland Premium Scheme (FWPS)

  • South East and London
  • East and East Midlands
  • North East

Bullers Hill Administrative Hub

Bullers Hill
Kennford
Exeter
EX6 7XR

Telephone: 0300 067 4960

adminhub.bullershill@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

This Hub generally covers the West of the country. Apart from Dedications where they cover the whole country.

For English Woodland Grant Scheme (EWGS), Countryside Stewardship Woodland Capital Grant 2015 claim applications and Regulations:

  • South West
  • North West and West Midlands

For Farm Woodland Scheme (FWS) and Farm Woodland Premium Scheme (FWPS)

  • South West
  • North West and West Midlands
  • Yorkshire and Humberside

Forest Enterprise

National Office
Forestry Commission
620 Bristol Business Park
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol
BS16 1EJ

Telephone: 0300 067 4000#

www.forestry.gov.uk

Forest Research

Forest Research
Alice Holt Lodge
Farnham
Surrey
GU10 4LH

Telephone: 0300 067 5600

Fax: 01420 23653

www.forestresearch.gov.uk