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Most of the publications are available to download in PDF format. We also have some publications available as “ePubs”. Some publications are available to purchase in hard copy with instructions on how to do this on the publication’s individual page.

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Some printed books and other publications are available to order.

Please direct your publication orders to:

Forest Research Publications (CST)
Chetham House, Bird hall Lane, Cheadle Heath, Cheshire, SK3 0ZP

T: 0161 495 4845
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A bulk order discount will be applied to orders from customers where individual orders are valued at ≥ £100 (a discount of 5%) and ≥ £250 (a discount of 10%).

All orders are on a firm sale basis -we do not accept the return of any goods. Items damaged in transit will be replaced where stock is available and upon receipt of the returned damaged item. This does not affect your statutory rights.

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Trade orders (i.e. those from book retailers and wholesalers) are subject to 33% discount on a firm sale basis. Trade orders should be posted or faxed on company order forms.


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This permission does not extend to material which is the copyright of a third party (such as trade journals). Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

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