About Us: A Working Woodyard

Here at English Woodlands Timber, situated in the heart of the South Downs National Park, we stock and supply fresh-sawn, air-dried and kiln-dried timbers. These are carefully selected for our wide range of clients – architects, builders and bespoke furniture makers. We pride ourselves on our heritage, tradition, quality and customer service. We are a knowledgeable, friendly team – always happy to show you around our timber yard and help with your selection. Do use our online stock search tool to see some of our favourite pieces of timber and traditional woodland products. Our timber is your timber.

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seach from a wide range of timber stocks

Oak is a timber species revered in British culture.

Associated with history, tradition, longevity, steadfastness, durability, toughness, and strength; across centuries we’ve anthropomorphised the ‘great Oak’ tree and it’s timber believing it represents us and that our lives are inextricably linked.




Sweet Chestnut

Homegrown Sweet Chestnut is sweet alright. It’s handsome, strong & durable and didn’t you know?! ‘Round Chestnut’ is the new …

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lovely grain and colour of french oak

Oak is like no other species, used by Oak framers & builders, joiners, furniture makers, carvers, turners, garden designers & …

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elm timber sample from english woodlands timber

Elm has attractive contrasting sap is durable, strong and has incredible grain. It’s not common due to devastation of UK …

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Ash kiln dried sample from english woodlands timber

Fear not!!! Ash is here… with grain patterns to WOW in amazingly big boards of dense, smooth, delicately coloured hardwood.

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Easter Closing Times

Graham closing up the kilns for easter

We’re closed for the Easter weekend from 12.30 on Thursday the 1st April – no that’s not an April fools …

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Customer Spotlight: JLA Joinery

JLA Joinery wooden stairwell

JLA Joinery have been honing their trade for over 30 years, delivering the highest standards of craftsmanship to every one …

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Case Study: Bryan Kelly’s home refurbishment

bryan kelly case study buying timber online video cover

Meet Bryan, our first super user! London based customer Bryan Kelly does all his board selection online and only visits …

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Customer Spotlight: ELK Kitchens

elk kitchens extraordinary O45 feature island

ELK (that’s Extreme Logic Kitchens) provide a genuine alternative to the status-quo. They build unique kitchen from their own concepts, …

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