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The Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group is a members led networking organisation covering everything from planting and managing woodland, to the production and installation of end products. We operate in conjunction with the National Federation of Coppice Workers and have been a recognised professional industry body since 1997.

The Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group welcome new members from many disciplines such as Coppice workers, Woodland owners/workers, traditional craft makers, Greenwood workers, blacksmiths who feel they fit and many more, it is always worth getting in contact and finding out, even if you are just interested in what we do or would like to spend some time working alongside our members. Use the CONTACT page if you are interested.

Recent News

Coppice wood Bikes by Nick Coats at Beamz

A Group meeting was held on the 21st April at the Warnham mill pond nature reserve venue,
We were delighted to have as our speaker for the evening Nick Coats and his wife Sarah.
Nick a former engineer is passionate about all things woody, after many years of research, trial and error, Nick has perfected the art of making wooden bikes from […]

Important news for Red Diesel users

The BLAI.org site reported on the new changes to the law around Red Diesel:

Whilst agriculture, horticulture, fish farming and forestry sectors retain the entitlement to use red diesel from April 2022, HM Revenue and Customs have explicitly excluded landscaping and activities associated with landscaping from these sectors.

The table below summarises the rules effective from April 2022.

Activity Use of red […]

Coppicing Shadow Woods

Coppicing Shadow Woods 

The weekend 11/12th December saw a group of volunteers from the Sussex & Surrey Coppicing Group (SSCG) started the Coppicing of Shadow Woods. A 10 year management plan had been created, and agreed with landowners and forestry commission to ensure compliance to good forestry management practice. A section of the […]

Talk by Daisy, for the SSCG

Meeting report by Bob Hewitt
This evenings regional meeting (30th November 2021) was delivered by Daisy the Master bee keeper, at the Parish hall, Warnham Parish Church,  Due to covid restrictions the mill pond venue was not available, We were lucky to get availability on short notice booking this side of Christmas.
 The meeting was attended by a dozen or so members,  Our […]
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Products & Services

Do you need some Hazel sticks or help with some hedge laying? To find out more about the products & services our members can offer:

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Events Calendar

Edenbridge and Oxted show 2022

28th August - 29th August

Belmont wood fair 2022 (SSCG)

9th September @ 8:00 am - 10th September @ 5:00 pm

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