21 Aug 2020

Seeds from China, what harm can they do? Somebody in China is sending packets of seeds to 10’s of thousands of random recipients around the world and nobody seems to know why. Why are we not screaming in anger? Has Covid-19 taught us nothing? Biosecurity is arguably a more pressing issue than climate change. If […]

01 Jul 2020
Oak framing is a little bit like the island of Tortuga in the film Pirates of The Caribbean, only less drunken and dangerous. If you know what you are doing raising an oak frame is simple, if you’ve never done it before it can be disastrous. The trick is just as Captain Jack Sparrow would [...]
01 Apr 2019

Deep in the beautiful valleys of South Gloucestershire Bob was midway building a coach house using traditional construction techniques of Cotswold stone and oak roof trusses.  The project was well underway but the trusses had yet to be sourced.  Here’s how Timberpride brought life to the oak trussed roof for Bob’s development. A shrewd business […]

21 Feb 2019

The future of Britain’s most iconic tree is in peril Britain has more ancient oak trees than the rest of Europe combined, making the Oak a quintessential part of our national identity. The oak tree is a vital habitat for biodiversity, creates the familiar beauty of our landscape and is a construction material used for […]