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Season’s Greetings, and Happy New Saw!

I’d like to send hearty Season’s Greetings to all after this very unusual year. It’s not been easy for anyone, but despite the difficulties, our customers have clearly been busy this year and we have been flat out to keep… Continue Reading →

Timber Cladding – How To Consider Weathering

As a natural material, timber cladding needs a little extra understanding to ensure long term successful implementation, as Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber explains. The use of timber cladding has boomed in recent decades. In many cases timber cladding still… Continue Reading →

The Challenge To Make Timber Truly Sustainable

It seems ridiculous to suggest that timber is in anyway not a sustainable material. Surely timber represents one of the most sustainable materials known? After all, it has served humanity well since the dawn of history and the ability of… Continue Reading →

Truly sustainable timber

Sustainability has been a dominant theme in construction for many years. We all want the houses we build to be energy efficient and have a minimum environmental impact, and that sentiment extends to the specific materials we use in construction…. Continue Reading →

Tom Barnes Becomes MD Of Vastern Timber

Stronger management structure prepares for growth Tom Barnes has assumed the role of Managing Director at Vastern Timber in a move which sees the family owned company adopt a stronger and more formal management structure ready for anticipated growth. Based… Continue Reading →

British Hardwood Enjoys A Resurgence

The UK timber industry is beginning to flourish as architects and designers stop relying on imports and look to become more sustainable by choosing hardwood from our native woodlands says Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber  Wood is one of the… Continue Reading →

English Oak Stands Proud At The Tower Of London

  Royal Wootton Bassett based Vastern Timber, has supplied premium English oak to the restoration work at the Tower of London.   The Sawmill has supplied wood for the reinstatement of the drawbridge which dates back to 1834, as well for… Continue Reading →

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