Category: News

Challenging times in the forest

The Tillhill Forestry Challenge held today at Llandegla Forest mountain biking centre involved a 14 mile mountain bike course with 6 Enduro timed stages to sort the wheat from the chaff. We’re delighted to report that our Alex Evans (left in the picture) took 2nd overall and our 4 man team, including a somewhat more mature member of… Read more »

A hive of concrete pouring activity

This is the scene at our new Timber Treatment Centre today as the mixer wagons arrive to pour the concrete floor. It’s a pivotal moment in the construction: once the floor is set we can get on with the process of installing the autoclave, other equipment and the services which will make this one of the… Read more »

The new Timber Treatment Centre is coming on nicely!

It’s less than 3 weeks since the first structural steel for our new Timber Treatment Centre arrived on site. This picture shows the remarkable progress made in that time. Work continues at a pace in readiness for the arrival of the storage tanks and autoclave which will be craned into position in early July. We’ll… Read more »

A cracking start…

…and a cracking picture! This is our new Timber Treatment Centre less than one week after the arrival of the first structural steel on site. As you might imagine, we’re more than pleased with progress to date and hoping that the rest of the project goes as well. We’ll keep you posted!

A sign of real progress

Here’s a sight for sore eyes. Thanks to meticulous planning, the first steel for our new Timber Treatment Centre is hoisted into place. We won’t tell you how many more to go, but we see this as a sign of real progress!

First structural steel arriving for our new treatment plant

With any building project there seems to be a long gap between the first idea and having anything on the ground to show for it. Our new treatment plant, which has been months in the planning, is no exception so it was great to see the first structural steels arrive on site. The new plant, which… Read more »

Work under way on our new treatment plant

This is the scene as work starts on the construction of our new treatment plant. Part of a programme of continual investment at the mill, it will greatly improve the efficiency of this part of our operation. Due for commissioning in January 2019, we’ll report further on this project in a future issue of cutting… Read more »

Back to school at Brockhampton

Great to see outdoor learning and play resources being installed at Brockhampton School in Worcestershire using Great British Timber from Ransfords. The school, which is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted has a strategic objective to be rated ‘outstanding’. In our business we know that there is much more to learn than what we see on a… Read more »