A. W. Jenkinson Forest Products

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A. W. Jenkinson (Forest Products) Limited
Industry Forestry
Founded 1995
Founder Allan Wilson Jenkinson
Headquarters Penrith, Cumbria, England
Key people
Allan Wilson Jenkinson
Owner Allan Wilson Jenkinson
Website www.awjenkinson.co.uk

A. W. Jenkinson (Forest Products) Ltd (known as A. W. Jenkinson) is a forestry company based in Clifton, Cumbria, England. The company provides saw milling, wood processing, building and demolition, logistics and deals with the industries of pulp, paper and panel manufacture, energy generation, agriculture, horticulture and amenity markets. A. W. Jenkinson handles over 2 million tonnes of products each year and owns over 270 vehicles.

History[edit]

The company was founded by Allan Wilson Jenkinson in 1995. The business was originally set up by Allan's father, who ran a small sawmill near Penrith at the village of Clifton, Cumbria.

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The company operates in a number of different sectors in the forestry industry. The business deals mainly with bark for garden centres and DIY stores, but its logistics arm is probably the best known division of the business.

Allan Wilson Jenkinson also owns a 4.93% stake in the multi-modal logistics company the Stobart Group as of May 2012, following the sale of A.W. Jenkinson Biomass Ltd to the company by May 2011. Allan Wilson Jenkinson now heads up the Stobart Biomass Products Ltd division of the Stobart Group.

A.W. Jenkinson also owns Penrith Truck Stop in Penrith, Cumbria. The Truck Stop provides parking for up to 300 lorries and is near Jenkinson's HQ in Penrith.

Allan Wilson Jenkinson also owns a large number of race horses and a horse bedding company.

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