Timber

Sam Wanamaker Timber Stage
Set the stage for timber success
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Read about some of UK’s high-quality timber stages for music, theatre and art Each of the following projects make use of the unique qualities inherent to timber, such as being lightweight, acoustic qualities for music performance, off-site manufacture, and this is just scratching the surface of its extensive list of...
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Everything you need to know about timber
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Timber Development UK is working tirelessly to introduce new timber resources for merchants, builders and everyone involved in the timber supply chain. CEO David Hopkins explores the latest additions. At TDUK we believe that providing merchants and their customers with access to valuable information about building with timber is fundamental...
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Wood Species
Wood Species PDFs now available for download
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At TDUK we have made an upgrade to our Wood Species Library. In our ongoing effort to provide valuable resources for members, we have introduced downloadable PDFs for each wood species page, enhancing accessibility and ease of use. The Wood Species Library has so far offered an introduction to 139...
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A year of timber design and innovation
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The 2023 Wood Awards showcased stunning timber projects from across the UK. With entries for 2024 now open, we look back at the winners from last year's competition. The winners of the 2023 Wood Awards stand as testament to the thriving creativity and ingenuity within the timber community.  This year,...
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Standardised offsite timber vehicle storage solutions
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Scotts Timber Engineering (STE) has revealed a set of standardised timber vehicle storage solutions and porches, for architects, designers, and specifiers to implement sustainable timber into their designs and improve aesthetics. The Easi-Fit range provides solutions for designers and architects that utilise natural materials to offer a sustainable alternative to...
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TDUK responds to concerns raised over roofing batten treatments
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TDUK members will have seen the recent stories and claims on some media sites about chemical treatment from roofing battens leaching out and causing damage to roofing membranes, as well as claims of it causing skin complaints among roofing personnel. While Timber Development UK is in no position to verify...
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Timber Topics January 2024 | Stock up for winter
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Here, Timber Development UK offers some top tips to make sure you’re selling the right products, and how you can upsell and encourage additional purchases.
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future for Timber
Painting a Picture of the future for Timber
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With low-carbon construction now a global issue, policy makers around the world are looking to encourage more timber construction. TDUK looks at how the UK is shaping up, and what needs to be done to affect real change. Timber bodies across the UK have been hard at work promoting the...
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Timber takes centre stage in House of Commons
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The APPG for the Timber Industries hosted its annual autumn parliamentary luncheon in the House of Commons on 22 November. Just hours before the Westminster Hall Roof and Lantern was crowned the winner in the Restoration and Reuse category at this year’s Wood Awards, industry figures and MPs had passed...
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making a splash
Making a Splash | Why timber is a great choice for a swimming pool structure
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Many people might incorrectly think that timber is a risky choice for swimming pool construction. Quite the opposite: timber is a resilient, healthy and robust material to use. It also looks amazing... 10 metre beam, used with a king post truss pushes the boundaries of what can be achieved with...
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