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Matt Taylor

Matthew Taylor

Senior Land Use Adviser – Forestry and Woodland

Matt is a professional forester with 20 years’ land management experience. Matt has worked with private landowners, utilities companies, charities and government departments during the course of his career.

He has acted in an advisory capacity with the Forestry Commission in England and Scotland through his work on national steering groups and though commercial contracts. He specialises in advising in areas such as woodland creation, native woodland management, health and safety, grants, and commercial timber harvesting.

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19/08/2019
  This guidance note provides advice on the planning policy context and government guidance for rural workers’ dwellings by reference to the National...
02/08/2019
Housing development is one of the most significant challenges currently facing the country.  This is likely to result in more development...
22/07/2019
This guidance note covers the requirement for EPCs for buildings being let or sold.  It has been updated to July 2019.
01/07/2019
Agriculture and land use contributes to around 10% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon accounting on farms is one of the best ways to...
27/06/2019
This is the only substantive guidance written from the point of view of owners of heritage and traditional buildings.  It covers ways of cutting...

Matthew Taylor's Articles & Blog Posts

19/03/2019
Matt Taylor, CLA Senior Policy and Land Use Adviser – Forestry and Woodlands comments on the impacts of Ash Dieback.