Woodland Social Enterprise in England | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 2013
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Pages: 
56
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This report was commissioned by the Forestry Commission to better understand the current woodland social enterprise sector in England. It provides evidence of a fledgling but very diverse sector with significant innovation. It discusses the definition of “woodland social enterprise”, the potential size of this sector, and suggests indicators for measuring future growth.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Kate Swade Mark Simmonds Karen Barker Mark Walton

Publisher(s): 

Localising the Economy through Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise


Co-op Culture is a co-operative consortium of co-operative and community advisors, entrepreneurs and enterprises.  Our members and associates have a vast and varied experience of supporting co-operative, community and social enterprise to start and grow.


We deliver the following support and services:


  • Feasibility studies and market planning.
  • Business Planning.

Forestry is a devolved matter. The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has responsibility for forestry in England as well as certain activities such as international affairs and plant health which remain reserved by Westminster. Scottish Ministers have responsibility for forestry in Scotland.

Forestry Commission England and Forestry Commission Scotland report directly to their appropriate Minister, advising on policy and its implementation.

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