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StowAg hit the headlines

Great to see #RansfordsBishopsCastle customer #StowAG ( being praised in the Daily Telegraph which reports that it’s Jeremy Clarkson’s favourite shop. Located between Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh near Diddly Squat farm, the Telegraph reports that it “might sound unprepossessing but it’s a treasure trove of stuff you never realised you needed.” You can read the full… Read more »

The Bridges of Worcestershire County

Iain and Alex Parker of Ross on Wye who trade as Bosbury Construction are following in a long line of father and son teams in the bridge building business. Whilst their projects may not quite be on the same scale as the Brunels or the Stevensons, they have nevertheless constructed 14 bridges at various points… Read more »

Chris Parry 1954-2015

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our transport manager Chris Parry. Chris was with Ransfords for 35 years in a number of capacities. He leaves a widow, Joy, three daughters, Devina, Lisa and Selena, and many grandchildren to whom our hearts go out. He was a well liked and respected colleague and… Read more »

Taking to the stage

It’s amazing how timber can transform a place. These are before and after shots of the landing stage at the Grange School Rowing Club in Cheshire where our timber has been used to provide the landing stage itself and the access steps. The British grown redwood timber is naturally durable and should give years of… Read more »

Much more than post and rail

Many customers know us for post and rail fencing, or boards, cladding or decking. Many might be surprised to know that we produce fine trellis fencing like that shown in this little project for a private home. Spruce trellis work, larch posts, all treated to our usual standard – and really tidy. You can download a… Read more »

Happy New Year from rural Shropshire

This picture was taken by our Operations Director Alistair Evans  during the Christmas shut down and it seemed to us as good a way as any of sending customers our best wishes for 2015. The steam drifting from the mill is coming from our drying plant where wet wood chips are dried and made ready for… Read more »