An application has been made to South Scotland Conservancy of Forestry Commission Scotland under the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 for tree planting and associated works (inc forest roads) on Larriston, some 6 kilometres north east of Newcastleton.

Proposal summary

Within the total farm area of 1108 ha, 512 ha (or 46% of the gross area) is proposed for woodland development. This includes adding 62 ha of new broadleaves and 450 ha of coniferous woodland to 56 ha of existing mixed woodland, retaining 540 ha of open ground. The proposed planting date is winter 2015/16.

View the Environmental Statement

Copies of the Environmental Statement will be available for public viewing during normal working hours, at both locations below:

Tilhill Forestry Ltd office
Bank House
40 High Street
Tel: 01835 863244
Forestry Commission Scotland
South Scotland Conservancy Area Office
Weavers Court
Forest Mill
Tel: 01896 750 222


Copies of the Environmental Statement can be purchased and are available at a cost of £200 hard copy or £10 CD from Tilhill Forestry Ltd office.

Environmental Statement extracts

Questions and comments

Any comments should be submitted to the Conservator, at the Forestry Commission Scotland Selkirk office listed above.