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PEFC helps London light up for Christmas with sustainable Christmas tree

London’s festive season has kicked off in sustainable style with the lighting of the iconic Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, which was harvested from a PEFC-certified forest from the Ostmarka area just outside Oslo.

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Timber stair manufacturer takes Gold at prestigious regional business awards

Bespoke timber staircase manufacturer TwoTwenty has won regional recognition at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards, taking the Innovation Award for its New Zealand pine staircases.

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Trussed Rafter Association urges housebuilders to review legacy roof designs ahead of switch to building design standard Eurocode 5

The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) is urging housebuilders to review their legacy roof designs as it prepares to switch to building design standard Eurocode 5 from 1 January 2018.

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Build It Award for timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery

Timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery has received a 2017 Build It Award for its new range of heritage windows designed specifically for listed properties and the conservation market.

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Through wall solutions supplier RCM raises cash for Douglas Macmillan Hospice with golf day

Through wall solutions supplier RCM raises cash for Douglas Macmillan Hospice with golf day

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Kebony cladding completes world’s first biological house in Denmark

The world’s first biological house, built by Een til Een, has opened its doors to visitors in Middelfart, Denmark, setting a new standard for eco-friendly buildings.

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New managing director and commercial director for stair supplier TwoTwenty

Scott Peden has been announced as managing director and commercial director of stair supplier TwoTwenty, which designs and manufactures bespoke timber staircases for new build homes, conversions and renovations.

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CLT is first choice for retirement development 

Specialist retirement living developer PegasusLife has broken ground on a new scheme for over 55s in Falmouth which will be constructed using cross-laminated timber (CLT).

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IKD unveils first hardwood Cross Laminated (HCLT) structure in United States at Exhibit Columbus

Design firm IKD has unveiled the first hardwood Cross Laminated (HCLT) structure in the United States at the 2017 Exhibit Columbus exhibition.

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Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland completes acquisition of timber frame kit manufacturer and supplier Scotframe Limited

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has completed the acquisition of timber frame kit manufacturer and supplier Scotframe Limited.

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