Home-grown Timber Construction

Home-grown Timber Construction

Cwrt Rhos Fynach, Rhos on Sea Quality homes designed, constructed and built from Wales’ woodland resource by local companies, to meet our housing needs – surely a win, win, win for our economy, environment and society? Cwrt Rhos Fynach, Rhos on Sea was designed by Cru Architects, for Wales and ...
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Pentre Solar

Pentre Solar

The Future of Housing in Wales? Gwaun Valley, Pembrokeshire Housing providers are showing significant interest in commissioning more of the all-Welsh-timber homes built by Ceredigion-based solar homes project Ty Solar, the company says, following the letting of their first homes for social rent. While housing providers were initially sceptical about ...
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Accoya - modified wood 2016

Accoya – modified wood 2016

Coated Accoya Cladding – West Lodge Primary School Accoya wood is produced through a modification system that enhances the durability and dimensional stability of timber. This enables it to be used be used in situations where previously we may have relied upon durable tropical hardwoods or plastics such as uPVC ...
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Brimstone – innovative thermally modified homegrown timber cladding 2016

Brimstone – innovative thermally modified homegrown timber cladding 2016

Officially unveiled at Ecobuild 2016, Brimstone is the first commercially available thermally modified British timber. Sourced exclusively from English and Welsh woodlands, the Brimstone range is designed for cladding, decking, external joinery and furniture, and includes thermally modified British hardwoods including ash, sycamore and poplar. Brimstone Ash (New) Officially unveiled ...
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SiOO:x Wood Protection 2016

SiOO:x Wood Protection 2016

SiOO:x Wood Protection – a new surface wood modification system in the UK SiOO:x is a wood protection system for timber cladding and decking. The product causes accelerated weathering of the timber surface to create an even silver-grey appearance within a few months of application. Scottish Larch clad house in ...
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Homegrown timber selected for new housing development 2016

Homegrown timber selected for new housing development 2016

Homegrown timber selected for new housing development. Woodknowledge Wales founder member, Wales and West Housing are building an exciting 11 flat housing development at Rhos-on-sea from homegrown timber using local timber frame contractor Williams Homes (Bala) Ltd. Development by Wales and West Housing at Rhos-on-Sea. Wales & West Housing (WWH) ...
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