Latest BWF Press Releases

Spectacular British Woodworking Federation Awards shortlist unveiled at UK Construction Week
13 October 2017 - The shortlist for the prestigious 2017 BWF Awards has been announced at drinks reception at Timber Expo. The awards showcase the best of UK joinery, recognising the projects, products, processes and people that have hit the heights of woodworking excellence in the last year. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Graham Poll announced as guest speaker at BWF Annual Dinner and Awards
5 October 2017 - We’re delighted to announce that the 2017 BWF Annual Dinner & Awards on 24th November will be hosted by Graham Poll, one of the most well-known and experienced English football referees of all time. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Social landlords staying silent on fire safety
25 September 2017 - Shocking new research has revealed just how little action has been taken since the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. The research shows that since the fire in the West London block in June, just 10% of social landlords have been in touch with tenants in person to discuss fire safety measures. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Stairs at home get updated design guidance
21 September 2017 - A new design guide to assist stair designers, manufacturers and builders involved in the design and specification of timber stairs for the UK housing market is being launched by the BWF Stair Scheme. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
BWF to reveal best of British joinery shortlist and launch new stairs design guide at Timber Expo
8 September 2017 - The BWF will be hosting two events at Timber Expo on the Confederation on Timber Industries (CTI) Stand. The shortlist for the BWF Awards will be announced at a reception on 11th October and a new version of the BWF Stair Scheme Design Guide will be launched on 12th October. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Woodworking and Shopfitting Centres of Excellence reshaping training infrastructure
4 August 2017 - The BWF and NAS have completed the first-round auditing of their Centres of Excellence and the prognosis is good. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Weather testing guidance for windows and doors launched by BWF
20 July 2017 - We have launched a new guide for window and door manufacturers explaining weather testing requirements and providing advice to help members to get their products tested. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Brightest and best of UK woodworking to be celebrated on Friday 24th November at Drapers' Hall
20 July 2017 - BWF will be holding its 2017 Annual Dinner & Awards on Friday 24th November in the majestic setting of Drapers’ Hall in the heart of the City of London. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Fire door safety campaigners demand public register of Responsible Persons
18 July 2017 - In the shadow of the Grenfell Tower devastation, Fire Door Safety Week campaigners are renewing their call for a publicly available national register of Responsible Persons for fire safety in rented accommodation. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
Joinery manufacturers having to think on their feet as sales volumes rise but costs continue to increase
14 July 2017 - The Joinery State of Trade Survey Q2 2017 has indicated that although rising raw materials costs and labour availability are exerting pressure on joinery manufacturers, the industry is optimistic over sales figures and product investment opportunities. Read more...Latest BWF Press Releases
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