Sweet Chestnut is coppiced to provide material for barriers and fencing on the Forest; unused wood is used to heat the Forest Centre.
Hazel is coppiced in Cackle Street. There is no reliable market for the small round wood but the reduction in Oak standards provides saw wood for use on the Forest. The Hazel coppice wood provides habitat for Dormouse and also supports a number of rare plants including Butchers Broom, Twayblade, Helleborine and early Purple Orchid.
Alder coppicing is carried out at Newbridge; the wood produced has no saw value (it was once used for clog-making) but makes good firewood after seasoning. It also survives for a long time submerged and can be used as a base for trackways across wet areas.