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 [...]

Countryfile Came to Visit

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

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 [...]

Keel Block to Bench

Look what you can do with a Keel Block made from English Oak! It has been made finger friendly for the London Borough of Enfield to take pride and place in one of there many [...]

Sequoia Update

Remember the beautiful sequoia we had the privilege of taking in. This is it sliced and sticked ready for a long rest in our yard. It will be ready for use in approximately a [...]

Locally Sourced Sequoia

To my delight this gorgeous redwood was brought into the yard recently. Having just featured this timber on our blog page it was a thrill to have the opportunity to work with it. It is [...]