Month: December 2016

Mr Alan Evans 1942-2016

We are sad to report the death of Mr Alan Evans, a major shareholder in Charles Ransford & Son Ltd of Bishop’s Castle and a Director of the company. Alan was one of the key players in saving the sawmill from bankruptcy in 1978 when he and his older brother Brian bought the mill for… Read more »

Time was when Cavan in Ireland had its own railway lines but they are long gone. So, when  Neil McGovern of Euroforest needed some sleepers for his Mum’s garden and he was heading back for Christmas he turned to Ransfords. We were not only happy to oblige, but, as you can see, took the chance… Read more »

Christmas and New Year shut down

We’ll be closing for Christmas at lunchtime on Wednesday 21st December and coming back to full operation on Thursday January 5th 2017. We send our best wishes to all for a very happy Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

Christmas in Bishop’s Castle

We were very pleased to donate a tree to the volunteers in our home town who have worked to create the right atmosphere for Christmas this year. Like the timber we mill, all of which is British Grown,  the tree is relatively local and came from our holding at Taylors Wood near Presteigne in Powys around… Read more »