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Vastern Timber to exhibit Brimstone Wood at this year’s Vision 2017

May 23, 2017

Vastern Timber will be exhibiting the award winning Brimstone Wood at this year's Vision 2017 Show. In collaboration with RIBA, BRE, the London Festival of Architecture and New London Architecture, the event is the UK's premier built environment that showcases an array of technology and innovation developments in the industry.  V...


Vastern Timber launches a new CPD – Selecting the right timber cladding

May 10, 2017

Vastern Timber has developed a CPD to help architects and other specifiers address the resurgence in timber cladding. Entitled ‘Selecting the Right Timber Cladding’ the presentation explains all of the options and factors that influence timber cladding installation and will help to ensure that cladding used in their designs looks ...


Vastern Timber to promote Brimstone at Materials 2017

April 12, 2017

Vastern Timber, the Wiltshire based sawmill and timber company, will be exhibiting at Materials 2017 - the new conference and exhibition taking place at the ILEC Centre, Earls Court, which focusses entirely on material solutions for architecture, construction, and design. Offering a unique opportunity for architects, specifiers, en...


Brimstone is interviewed at UK Construction week 2016

December 19, 2016

It's been quite a year since we launched the thermally-modified British hardwood range, Brimstone Wood back at EcoBuild in March. Watch the interview with Brimstone's Tom Barnes, at this year's UK Construction week 2016. ...


Brimstone wins the TTJ Innovative Product Development Award

November 2, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Vastern Timber’s Brimstone range has won the Innovative Product Development prize at the 2016 TTJ Awards - the most prestigious annual awards ceremony in the UK timber industry. We’ve had a fantastic response to Brimstone since we launched the thermally-modified British hardwood range at Ecobuild ...


A unique cross in English oak by artist Harriet Hill

October 11, 2016

When artist Harriet Hill needed a particular top grade English oak to create a cross sculpture, Vastern Timber were delighted to help… This striking oak cross is the work of artist and prop designer Harriet Hill, who was commissioned to design a sculpture for a new entrance to Lady Margaret School in Parsons Green, London. At ...

Brimstone thermally modified British ash cladding gives London house build a stunning contemporary look

The striking, contemporary-looking timber cladding shown here represents the first major house-build project using Brimstone, our new thermally modified British hardwood product. The design and construction is by Modernarc and consists of a number of sustainable new homes set around a courtyard in De Beauvoir Town, North London. ...

Brimstone shortlisted for 2016 TTJ Timber Innovation Award

September 12, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Brimstone has been shortlisted for the timber industry’s main product innovation award for 2016… Now in its 20th year, the annual TTJ Awards is the most important ceremony recognising outstanding achievements in the UK timber trade industry – so we were delighted to learn that our new Brimston...

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