WELCOME TO OUR WOODYARD
We’re a timber merchant specialising in the bespoke supply of certified British & European timbers for furniture-making, joinery and building works. We champion the use of woods sourced from sustainable silvicultural management.
We believe it all starts with the trees…
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Super Prime Square Edge Oak Boards
VISIT THE WOODYARD
We are a working woodyard on the South Downs Way in West Sussex
SELECT YOUR OWN WOOD
Our dedicated team will help you select from boards or beams
MACHINING TO ORDER
Our workshop can edge, cut-to-size, par, plane, thickness & profile
CUT TO SIZE COMPONENTS
Cut to size machining to order
PLANING & THICKNESSING
The transformation of raw to ready, rough to smooth
PROFILES & MOULDING
Supplying much more than the raw material
Traditional but never boring
Excellent for fine furniture
Sweet ChestnutCastanea Sativa
Distinctive grain patterns
Varied grain and texture
knowledge is power, we capture ours so we can share it with you
BEAMS & POSTS
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
Having worked with the team at English Woodlands Timber on very large as well as small project over 15 years, I have come to know a company built on reliability and a highly positive attitude to delivering the very best in customer service alongside their high grade and wide ranges of timber in stock. As we all know…it all comes from the top….a happy team equals happy customers.
Jeremy, O2 / Sussex Hardwood Workshops
When you need a quality product for a project this is where I look, the added top quality service is just a bonus!
Live Edge of Leicester
Every time we deal with English Woodlands the level of service is exceptional. The staff are eager, willing & knowledgeable. As a company they should be proud of what they achieve.
Mid Sussex Timber
I did a video selection call with the team a few weeks ago and I was genuinely surprised at how well this works. The process was easy and efficient, and all of the boards were laid out in preparation for the call. I live and work quite a long way from you guys so I generally only drop in when I am passing. On reflection I think that the video call works really well, and for me personally, it actually works better than seeing them on site. Both my recent orders have probably been larger than they would have been if I had been there in person. I’ll still drop by for a rummage in the stack though.
How you have dealt with lockdown and social distancing deserves congratulations, and in my opinion video selection should remain a permanent feature of how you work.
Chief Sawdust Maker Mike, The Wooden Chopping Boards Company
2 January 2024
All the different words used to talk about wood can get confusing sometimes – we’re sticking with good ole ‘waney edge boards’ for the duration…
14 December 2023
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15 October 2023
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10 October 2023
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We’re English Woodlands Timber, a timber merchant specialising in sourcing, conversion & bespoke supply of English & European timber for furniture making, joinery and building works.
At our woodyard in West Sussex our 2500m2 stock sheds hold a huge range of homegrown species inc. Oak, Elm, Chestnut, Ash, Douglas Fir, Larch & Cedar in waney-edge & square-edge for customers to self-select assisted by friendly, knowledgeable staff whose mission is to make it as easy as possible for you to buy beautiful timber.
The sourcing of extraordinary timber for specialist woodworking is a particular feature of our supply and service is at the heart of everything we do. Our fully equiped 350m2 workshop provides bespoke machining services for wide boards aswell as cut to size (CTS), planed all round (PAR) + profile and moulding production for furniture, joinery & timber cladding.
We hold a chain of custody (CoC) for the PEFC & Grown in Britain certification schemes. We actively promote and encourage the use of homegrown softwood and hardwood timbers from well managed woodlands.
We believe it all starts with the trees.