Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a Management owned firm specialising in forestry management and timber harvesting, vegetation management solutions and fencing services. The Company has 18 offices throughout the UK, and dedicated Utilities Depot in Perth in central Scotland and the Muir of Ord in the North of Scotland.
Scottish Woodlands operate under an Integrated Management System and are accredited to ISO 9001 & 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by SGS which is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and international certification company.
The Utilities Division are a verified supplier and qualified by audit by Achilles RISQS & UVDB, we are a registered supplier of Achilles Power & Tech and we hold a Principal Contractors License for the On-Track-Plant. We have a dedicated compliance support team led by Head of Compliance Iain Calvert and team members Audit Manager Rona Higgins and SEQ Auditor Morven Wilson. All of the team are IOSH members are registered with IRCA and certified in Lead Auditor Training, NEBOSH General Certificate and working towards their NEBOSH PG Diploma.
Our Railway Division have 2 Unimogs for undertaking de-vegetation works, our On-Track-Plant are complete with mounted chippers and chip boxes and can carry out a variety of tasks including chipping of woody shrub debris, transporting of vegetation arising’s, and delivering materials to remote locations. We have up to 80 PTS trained operatives who are skilled and competent in chainsaw, strimming and weed killing operations, and trackside fencing with security fencing, post and rail, and post and wire. We also undertake graffiti removal; leaf blowing; litter removal and minor civils works, e.g. repointing, hard and soft landscaping and drainage works. We have experience in providing a one-stop service for vegetation management, from site survey, GIS mapping, management proposals, and period contracts for re-visiting sites and carrying out herbicide spraying and inspection services.
With Railway Managers based in Perth and the Muir of Ord we can offer a Scotland-wide service. We have many years’ experience of lineside fencing in both rural and urban locations, and have trained several personnel in CAT scanning for buried services.
We also build and refurb access steps in both metal and timber, with anti-slip surfaces built into the designs. Our level crossing maintenance team has been busy over the past year carrying out white-lining and box-marking operations, as well as fence renewal with timber and also powder-coated palisade sections.