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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.

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.

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.

Reclaimed Greenheart puts the smile back into playtime

Reclaimed sustainable timber demonstrates its circular economy potential once again.  As John O’Driscoll and the award-winning Adventure Playground Engineers re-use Greenheart timber re-claimed from the Woolwich Ferry Terminal in an ambitious design for Berkeley Homes.    At Ashwells  Reclaimed Timber [...]

Ashwells supports European 50% reclamation targets

Ashwells supports European 50% reclamation targets As the new Europe wide FCRBE initiative launches, Ashwells joins Salvo’s action group, and pledges to do all it can to help increase the reuse of [...]

Eco-Friendly Design that’s Durable and Stable

Eco-Friendly Design that’s Durable and Stable Reclaimed sustainable timber proves its landscape design credentials once again.  As the celebrated Davies White ‘Back to Nature’ design - featuring reclaimed tropical Keruing - takes [...]

Sustainable Timber at RHS

Sustainable Timber at RHS Reclaimed sustainable timber has taken pride of place at this year’s RHS Chelsea, with Ashwells Reclaimed Timber featuring in both the Back to Nature and Facebook: Behind the [...]

The Day Countryfile Came to Visit

The Day Countryfile Came to Visit After numerous phone calls and fact checking the day finally arrived. Everyone at Ashwells was thrilled that the BBC had decided to feature our company on a nationally [...]

Reclaimed timber interior by March Studio

Reclaimed timber interior by March Studio Melbourne designers March Studio transformed the foyer interior of Hotel Hotel in Canberra, using thousands of planks of salvaged wood. The planks are fixed around the ceiling and [...]

Monster Piles

The latest arrivals in the yard are these humongous greenheart piles, they seem to go on forever! The longest length is 18.8m or 62ft. The yard smells of the sea again; especially when it [...]

Spring Offer!

We have a small quantity of these gorgeous solid oak table and bench sets. Built to last with a simple, but very appealing, design. Treat with Danish Oil annually and they should outlast any other [...]