Joined-Up Business 7 Issue

Date Published

21 September 2021

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Three months on, much has changed for the industry. Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine likely means that timber supplies will remain tight for the rest of the year, and this, along with the rising costs of fuel, shipping and energy, will keep prices high for at least as long. It goes without saying that our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine, and that any inconveniences the timber supply chain experiences as a result of the war are minor in comparison.

Case studies

The Hurlingham Club, founded in the 1870s, is a famous sports club with a Georgian clubhouse, polo grounds, croquet lawns and tennis courts set in 17 hectares of picturesque grounds alongside the Thames in Fulham, London.

Dominating the Bradford skyline is a group of magnificent Grade II* listed Victorian buildings, Lister Mills, with massive stone walls and an iconic 250 foot high chimney, inspired by St Mark’s Campanile in Venice.