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Trevor Thompson

SUMMARY

Name: Trevor Thompson
Location: Blaney, Enniskillen
County: Fermanagh
Total Cost: £ 100,000.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SWARD
Telephone: 02868641319

PROJECT SUMMARY

Purchase of a specialist cutting head for cutting willow.  

BACKGROUND

Trevor Thompson is a beef and sheep farmer who decided to diversify his business 4 years ago and joined with his brother, David, to grow willow.  The brothers planted a vast area of their land with willow 3 years ago and have also had a drying floor installed (The only one in Fermanagh).  They have decided to keep these two businesses separate with Trevor operating the cutting business and David operating the delivery business from a single base.  The project services throughout Fermanagh and the surrounding areas.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through SWARD, the applicant purchased a specialist cutting head.  As there is only one cutter of this type in Northern Ireland the demand for this service is high and the promoter already has a list clients who wish for him to cut their willow once it has matured.