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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.

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.

FSC Reclaimed Timber

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.