Bowland Bioenergy Ltd, based in Lancashire, produces dried wood chips and supplies wood chips and wood pellets for wood burning boilers. The company was founded in 2005 and has grown to be one of the North’s leading biomass companies. Wood chip of the highest quality (BS EN ISO 17225) is produced year-round. The company was the first biomass producer to achieve the prestigious HETAS Accreditation for wood chip.
From small beginnings in Lancashire our reputation for quality and reliability rapidly grew, first throughout the North West of England and then across the rest of Northern England.
We supply dried wood fuel to a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors in the North of England.
With many years of experience in the forestry industry, directors Mike Ingoldby and Ralph Assheton developed a vision for improved biodiversity for Lancashire’s woodlands through harvesting to contribute to the sustainable supply of biomass.
From a small start in 2005, the company now takes wood from large tracts of the county’s woods – including areas managed by Lancashire County Council (LCC), Natural England (NE), the Forestry Commission (FC) and private estates – and turns it into top quality wood fuel.
The benefits of managing these areas of woodland, replanting and contributing to carbon capture go alongside considerably lower fuel costs for users who currently include schools, horticultural businesses, housing developments, large country houses and higher education establishments.
As an accredited processor of trees carrying diseases such as Phytophthora ramorum, our biosecurity measures ensure no further spread from infected trees.
As a company we aim to operate in the most environmentally sensitive way possible. For details please see our Environmental Policy (pdf)
We are Members of Bowland Experience, a network of businesses supporting sustainable development within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).