Forest Enterprise England is an agency of the Forestry Commission and manages the public forest estate and the Forestry Commission’s commercial activities in England.
The 254,000 hectare public forest estate (PFE) in England is the largest single landholding in the country. The estate comprises over 15,000 separate properties, including some of the finest woodlands, forest and open land in England, a wide range of housing and commercial property and a variety of recreation/leisure businesses. The properties are spread across 6 Forest Districts: North England, Yorkshire, Central England, West England, East England, South England, plus Westonbirt Arboretum and the National Office in Bristol.
There are approximately 1000 people working in a broad range of roles, delivering the diverse business functions covering the management of the estate and including sustainable forestry and land management, timber harvesting, property management and development, recreation and events management and management of 27 visitor centres. FEE has significant customer interaction with millions of visitors and engagement with customers across a range of activities.