The Sawmills

Shame on Thames Water for £63k delayed botch job

It’s beyond frustrating that work at Vastern Timber has been delayed by Thames Water’s awful service. We’ve paid them over £63,000 to move their pipe, and 19 weeks into an 8 week job we have a leaky pipe and no… Continue Reading →

English Oak And The Tower Of London Drawbridge

Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber looks at the construction of a replacement drawbridge at the Tower of London and discusses the technical issues surrounding the use of oak on prestigious heritage projects. Originally constructed in 1834 to allow munitions to… Continue Reading →

New Licensing Scheme Will Drive Sales Of British Timber

Representatives from across the hardwood industry supply chain have gathered to underline the importance of ‘buying British’ for the UK timber industry. The Building Connections event, organised by Vastern Timber and Tyler Hardwoods as part of Grown in Britain Week,… Continue Reading →

Vastern Timber Gathers Supply Chain For Grown In Britain Week

Leading hardwood sawmill attracts key players to second annual seminar event Representatives from across the hardwood industry supply chain will descend on Vastern Timber sawmill in Wootton Basset on Friday 17th October to take part in seminars and cross-industry discussions… Continue Reading →

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