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So far Jill Willis has created 10 blog entries.

Shotley Pier: Greenheart to restore pier to former glory

Renovation of Shotley Pier has begun and we're supplying reclaimed tropical Greenheart - the hardest timber in the world.

July 15th, 2020|0 Comments

FSC Reclaimed Timber

Feeling proud! Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) UK spotlights our timber within the APES playground project.

June 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Open for Business

We're so happy to 'press play' again on our reclaimed timber services, including advice, surveys, reclamation and supply of FSC® certified timber.

May 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

We’re Here, Social Distancing, Sending Support From Our Team

Our team is a family, our community of customers is the same. From each person here at Ashwells Reclaimed Timber, we wish everyone the strength and resolve to rise above the challenges ahead.

March 25th, 2020|0 Comments

RHS Chelsea 2020 Facebook Garden

Award winning designer Joe Perkins is back at RHS Chelsea 2020 with a second Facebook collaboration - Facebook: Growing the Future. We're thrilled to be providing a selection of FSC certified reclaimed timber for the building of this landmark sustainable garden.

February 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Shotley Pier: Reclaimed timber at heart of renovation

Shotley Pier will open to the public once again, thanks to an incredible community project and 20 year coastal revival project. We're thrilled to be providing a selection of FSC certified reclaimed Greenheart for the rebuilding of this historic landmark.

January 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Waste management. Where good practice in sustainable construction should begin

All too often, construction is stuck in a linear model where waste management and procurement exist in separate silos. Here we look into how this is holding the circular economy back, and suggest that waste management becomes the starting point of any procurement process.

December 12th, 2019|0 Comments

How an interior design firm is rethinking timber in the workplace

While some are still debating sustainable design strategies, and how to best specify materials that reduce carbon emissions, BASE Interiors has chosen action.

November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Timber in the UK’s Circular Economy

Fresh from the Landscape Show, we address the hot topic on everyone's agenda...sustainable design. Looking at the circular economy, and the role reclaimed tropical timber plays in reducing the environmental impact of construction.

September 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Countryfile Came to Visit

BBC1 Countryfile visited our timber yard, and also explored the marine timber reclamation process Watch again.

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments