The PEFC Council (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, founded in 1999 which promotes sustainably managed forests through independent third party certification. The PEFC provides an assurance mechanism to purchasers of wood and paper products that they are promoting the sustainable management of forests.

Charltons Certification Code: CATG-PEFC-COC-136      PEFC ST 2002:2020 Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree-Based Products



The Made in Britain Campaign supports & promotes British manufacturing, enabling buyers and consumers at home and abroad to identify British-made products.




Confor is an organisation that promotes sustainable forestry and low-carbon businesses. Confor represents and supports members by helping build the market for wood and forest products, creating a supportive policy environment.



Advice on selection of suitable wood species for different end-uses. Advice on selection of appropriate wood protection products
Specifications for high quality preservative treatments for all Use Classes. Specifications for flame retardant treatments. Information on suppliers of coatings, preservatives, flame retardants and wood treated with these products. Information on safe and effective use of all types of wood protection products and treated timber.



Certification & Timber Grading – Certification and Timber Grading is one of the UK’s leading timber certification and notification bodies.




The Forestry Commission – The body responsible for national policy, grants for planting and woodland management and the management of the public forests.




The Woodland Trust is dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage. They own and manage woodland throughout the country and also provide information and education on native woodland.


Now merged with Confor – see above

The United Kingdom Forest Products Industry is making an increasingly significant contribution to the national economy. Better still, the United Kingdom forest resource is expanding. Now, with the help of major investments from the sawmilling and wood processing industry, sustained growth in the utilisation of the increasing volume of timber is being achieved.
The role of representing the technical and commercial interests of this dynamic industry is a crucial one, filled by the United Kingdom Forest Products Association.