Tag Archives: timber

Mid-Sussex Timber delivers Christmas Tree for East Grinstead

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One of the most synonymous Christmas symbols and a point of great excitement for many is the Christmas decorations going up in their local town. In East Grinstead, it was no different, as the Christmas tree was once again delivered to East Grinstead town centre. For over 35 years Mid-Sussex …

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Snows falls into administration

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Less than a year after it went through a management buy-out, timber importer and distributor Snows Timber went into administration on November 18. Matt Haw and Matt Wild from RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP have been appointed joint administrators of the 200 year old company. The administrators want to sell the …

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Actis welcomes cross-party report on how timber can help solve the housing crisis

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A report published this month into how the timber frame industry can play a major role in helping solve the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries says the government must commit to long-term investment into the industry to give …

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National Timber Group acquires Cotswold Manufacturing

Sheffield, 6 November 2019, National Timber Group, the largest independent added-value timber distribution and processing group in the UK and parent of Arnold Laver, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the trade and assets of Cotswold Manufacturing Limited, to accelerate its growth and consolidate its position as the …

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Hevey buys Huntingdon Timber

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Hevey Building Supplies, the Northampton-based merchant that’s part of the Lords Group, has acquired Huntingdon Timber Ltd. Operating from St Peter’s Road Industrial Estate in Huntingdon since 2004, Huntingdon Timber was owned by David Biddle, Patricia Reynolds & Stuart Bradley. Hevey managing director, Mark Mulvey said: “We are delighted to …

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Lack of flame-retardant treatment for timber was inappropriate, industry agrees

Following the serious fire at the Samuel Garside House development in Barking at the weekend, leading timber industry associations, the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Wood Protection Association (WPA), are clear that the failure to specify an industrial fire retardant pre-treatment for the timber balconies and cladding across the front …

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Södra invest in next-generation construction

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Södra has decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region.   “Society’s driving forces for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are strong, and the interest in sustainable construction is growing in the market. A higher rate of timber construction …

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TTF launches affordable training portfolio

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Accessible, affordable training across a range of timber-related job roles is being rolled out by the Timber Trade Federation starting with three cohorts of delegates on its timber sales management courses, the first of which starts its journey towards a professional sales qualification on 24th April. “The key to embedding …

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Södra officially launches Irish entity, Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd

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  Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market.   The launch was celebrated with 40 key figures from across the Irish timber industry at an event at Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan. Guests discussed prominent industry …

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Södra sponsors Architecture at The Cass, London Metropolitan University

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  Södra Wood was delighted this month to sponsor the undergraduate architecture students’ timber workshop at The Cass, London Metropolitan University.   The construction workshop is an annual event for the School of Architecture, taking place in February each year. Second year architecture students travel offsite to Mudchute Park and Farm, …

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