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2021 Lockdown update

Following Government guidelines we are open to service trade customers, who can select and collect timber by appointment. We ask that all visitors wear masks indoors and outdoors when on our premises.

Our customer showroom is closed. For cladding, beams, plank and flooring we can take orders by phone and email. Collections only by appointment. Deliveries are limited to sites with easy access and forklift offload or a minimum of two people on site for manual offload.

Please do not visit our sites without an appointment and a mask.

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Support British woodlands by using British wood.

Vastern Timber is the UK's largest and most established hardwood sawmill and has been manufacturing British Timber Products, all from locally grown timber, for over 100 years. From British logs cut in our own sawmills we offer an extensive range of sawn hardwoods for joinery and furniture making, as well as oak beams, timber cladding and hardwood flooring for commercial and residential buildings.

Please contact us to place an order. We are open by appointment only until further notice.

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Looking for a particular piece of information, asset or advice? Visit our Resource Centre to find an array of resources on all products. From videos and case studies to downloadable information such as product specifications, certifications and product measurements.

Supporting British Woodlands

At Vastern Timber we understand the importance of third party certification, but we believe that sustainability should be more than a logo. Current estimates are that only 6% of the hardwoods that we consume in the UK are British grown, and yet, only 40% of our mixed broadleaf woodlands are managed. This situation needs to change. When you buy British grown timber you are sustaining your native woodlands by directly supporting the management and upkeep of this valuable and beautiful resource.

Read about our mission to increase the use of British timber
Grown in Britain, PEFC - Promoting Sustainable Forest Management, Confor - Promoting forestry and wood

British Timber Supplier

Vastern Timber is one of the country's largest English hardwood sawmills, specialising in the cutting, drying and machining of British hardwoods and softwoods. As a British timber supplier we offer a range of sawn hardwoods for joinery and furniture making, oak beams for construction, timber cladding, solid hardwood flooring and hardwood decking.

Over 4000M3 of sawn British hardwoods and softwoods available for sale

British oak / Ash / Sweet chestnut / Elm / Sycamore / Cherry / Walnut /
Cedar of Lebanon / Western red cedar / Larch / Brimstone wood