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Timber urgently required

Calling all civil and marine engineers, demolition/building contractors, and architectural salvage and reclamation companies: we need your timber! As the UK's leading tropical timber specialist, we are always on the look-out for hardwood timber sources [...]

Southend Pier Public Toilet and Viewing Platform

Southend Pier is an iconic local landmark with a wealth of history and heritage. We were delighted to supply reclaimed Balau timber to be repurposed as cladding on the Pier’s new public toilet block, due [...]

Ashwells champions reclaimed hardwood via The Green Room #Decarbonised podcast

Ashwells Managing Director Janine Davies-Tutt and Operations & Marketing Director Deb Davies-Tutt join Catherine Barratt in The Green Room to discuss the many and diverse advantages of timber reclamation and re-use. 

Ashwell’s Janine Davies-Tutt wins NatWest female entrepreneurship title

In honour of International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8th March, eco-champion and Ashwells Reclaimed Timber business owner Janine Davies-Tutt has been named as one of fifteen winners of NatWest’s #BeTheRoleModel competition.

Reclaimed keel blocks ‘Breathe Easy’ at RHS Tatton Park

Reclaimed keel blocks, sleepers, Oak posts, and Opepe boards star in Mustard Seed's silver-gilt award winning RHS Tatton Park garden.

On Tropic Garden at RHS Tatton Park

The 'On Tropic' Garden at Tatton Park includes timber reclaimed from Tilbury Docks. Discover more about this multi award winning Feddie Strickland garden.

Garden for a Green Future at RHS Hampton Court

Ekki timber reclaimed from the Kent Medway features in the inspirational RHS Hampton Court Garden for a Green Future.

Reclaimed timber at the heart of London’s new Blossom Garden

London's commemorative Blossom Garden is now open to the public. Discover the story of the FSC certified reclaimed tropical timber used to create beautiful walkways & benches.

Ashwells named as a NatWest #BeTheRoleModel Winner

Ashwell's MD Janine Davies-Tutt named as a NatWest #BeTheRoleModel female entrepreneurship winner.

Thames Estuary Visionary Status

We've been named as Thames Estuary Visionaries - recognised by

Quadruple BALI Award Success

FSC® certified reclaimed timber features in x4 category winners at this year's BALI awards. We share the details of these stunning projects...

Chatham Dock Timber Becomes Urban Retreat

Sustainable Timber at BALI 2020 At Ashwells  Reclaimed Timber we’re passionate about saving tropical timber from landfill and preventing trees from being cut down unnecessarily.  That’s why the collaborative projects we work on [...]

Increase timber life expectancy on projects

Rather than specifying 'hardwood' for marine projects - as Oak fits the bill - it's important to specify 'tropical hardwood'. We explain why...

Reclaimed timber enhances community space

Our reclaimed Oak sits at the heart of the new Ripple Greenway, a beautiful community greenspace transformation in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. ,

Shotley Pier: Reclaimed Greenheart boards laid

Our FSC certified Greenheart has been laid as the renovation of Shotley Pier reaches a key milestone.