Understanding The Flame Retardant Treated Wood Supply Chain

Date Published

21 September 2022

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Those who manufacture construction products for which a Harmonised European standard exists have an obligation to draw up a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and apply a CE mark when the product is first placed on the market. The key CPR definitions are explained in Guidance Note WPA FR 4.

Case studies

In 2003 Meredith Bowles completed a timber frame home for his family and an office for his architect’s practice in the Fens village of Prickwillow near Ely in Cambridgeshire.

Reconfiguring and extending a studio flat at the rear of a converted Edwardian house, this project by Christian Brailey Architects is a celebration of the characteristics and craftsmanship of timber.