Welcome to Homegrown Timber (Rail) Limited

Homegrown Timber (Rail) Limited (HTR) provides superior Vegetation Management & Railway Safety Case Management for various clients including Network Rail, Train Operating Companies, Rail Construction & Rail Maintenance Firms.

HTR brings a fresh and innovative approach coupled with a wealth of experience in Vegetation Management & Railway Safety Case Management. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of every client by offering outstanding customer service, increased flexibility, and greater value, as well as improving operation efficiency. Our People are distinguished by their outstanding customer service and technical expertise combined with their hands-on experience, thereby ensuring that our clients receive the most effective and professional service.

Company Background

Homegrown Timber (Rail) Ltd provides vegetation management and Railway Safety Case Management Services and specialising in work on the UK railway infrastructure now based at Courtlands on the Surrey border with West Sussex. The sister company Homegrown Timber Ltd (original trading company) was set up in 1992 to provide a quality specialist timber and woodland contracting service to landowners, agents, local authorities and civil engineers.

Activities on the Railway Infrastructure substantially increased until it was decided to form a company specialising in railway work. Consequently Homegrown Timber (Rail) Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 as a stand-alone and independent sister company.

Geographic Scope

The company's new 30-acre facilities at Courtlands are 5 minutes from Junction 10 of the M23 near Shipley Bridge and 10 minutes from the M25. Teams can be strategically located to operate throughout the main Operational Routes including:

Scope of Services

Homegrown Timber (Rail) Limited (HTR) has a Link-up I.D: 16028 and are registered under various product groups.

Services include; vegetation management, vegetation maintenance, emergency call-out, eradication of noxious weeds, (Japanese Knotweed eradication is a speciality), fencing repair and construction, litter removal, graffiti removal, structure clearance, Railway Safety Case management and provision of safety protection personnel.

Unlike other firms, at HTR we possess operations experience. Our management teams are well versed in all aspects of multiple location management, from budgeting to productivity to establishing and maintaining business partnerships. We pride ourselves on our proven track record for effectively managing all our rail contracts to ensure our client's business requirements are met within budget restraints and time schedules.

Our Location

Homegrown Timber Rail's new headquarters are conveniently located close to Three Bridges Station (Main London to Brighton Line), Gatwick Airport, the M23 and A23.