News

3 August 2015

The Structural Timber Association (STA) has welcomed its 300th member – Walker Simpson Architects.

31 July 2015

The Timbmet Group is planning for further growth following positive trading results for the second consecutive year.

30 July 2015

New council homes built for Ealing Council, London, have made use of timber-framed structural insulated panels (SIPs) construction to deliver high eco-standards and a speedy delivery, say the developers.

29 July 2015

An eye-catching and creative range of buildings and products have made it onto the shortlist of entrants competing for a prize in this year’s Wood Awards.

28 July 2015

Secretary of state for employment Priti Patel MP was guest of honour at the opening of Mumford & Wood’s expanded manufacturing facility in Tiptree, Essex, recently.

27 July 2015

A doorset manufacturer has secured enhanced performance certification for its product after it stood up to the wear and tear of being opened a closed a million times – and still went on to pass a fire resistance test.

24 July 2015

The organisers of Ecobuild declared their ambitions to further grow the event’s prominence and significance when it unveiled plans for next year’s show.

23 July 2015

A record-breaking construction project is underway in Hackney, London, where the world’s tallest cross-laminated timber (CLT) residential tower is being built.

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Features

Across the UK, timber cladding is helping to make many a ruin habitable again, as Holly Squire discovers

Wood is the quintessential sustainable material, right? Well, in this modern global economy that entirely depends upon where it is grown and where it ends up being used, as the Grown In Britain campaign is keen to point out

Savvy retailers are learning that wood has a winning aesthetic for today’s more eco-conscious consumers, and given its innate sustainable credentials it means retail therapy doesn’t have to be quite such a guilty pleasure reports Mark Cantrell

Timber In Construction talks to the woman who is bringing ancient timbers recovered from the depths of an alligator-infested Panamanian Lake to the UK market