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Russian Timbers

Russian Timbers Russian Timbers

On the 7th March 2022 the Board of BBUK took the decision to indefinitely suspend all purchases of Russian timber with immediate effect. This will predominantly affect Siberian Larch which is often used for cladding. However, we do have many alternatives available at different price levels, to suit all contract budgets. These include Kebony, Fraké […]

Brooks Bros: Further investing for growth

Brooks Bros: Further investing for growth WEINIG 7-HEAD POWERMAT

The announcement of our decision to run our own in-house haulage fleet from our Maldon head office (see our earlier News item) is just part of a recent programme of investment for Brooks Bros (UK). Further significant investment across the company’s sites this year include: At our Skelmersdale site: The latest Weinig 7-head Powermat P1500 […]

Brooks Bros hits the road with a new look

Brooks Bros hits the road with a new look

Watch out for our new in-house haulage fleet! Our lorries are an integral part of the ‘face’ of our company and their new curtain side designs make them even more eye-catching out on the roads. We recently partnered with Scania Trucks, purchasing; Twelve 26 tonne rigid curtain side lorries. Two articulated lorries with six trailer […]

A hard wood to source but Brooks Bros has it!

A hard wood to source but Brooks Bros has it!

We recently went dockside to collect an order of a highly sought-after hardwood: Meranti. Not only is this a top quality hardwood widely used in the manufacture of doors and conservatories, as well as flooring, panelling, furniture, joinery, mouldings, plywood, turnery and carving… but it is extremely hard to get hold of in the current […]

Raise a glass to this stunning Brooksfloor

Raise a glass to this stunning Brooksfloor Brooks Bros Brooks Floor Herringbone wood flooring

Herringbone is possibly the most eye catching of all floor styles from a vintage, classical as well as contemporary viewpoint. It’s been around for donkey’s years. Even back as far as Roman times it created a special patterned floor. But not quite like this… our Chatsworth Multi-Ply Oak version with its hand-scraped, brushed and distressed […]

The Mighty Oak

The Mighty Oak

This is an oak log arriving for processing at our Sewstern Sawmill from Denmark recently. But it’s not just any oak. It’s an oak with royal heritage from the parkland of the Knuthenborg Estate (part of the Knuthenborg Safari park) on the Danish island of Lolland. It was probably planted around 1810, when the then […]

Now! Buy your timber products online

Now! Buy your timber products online

Timber2uDirect is the online ‘arm’ of Brooks Bros (UK) where you can buy a wide range of made-to-measure timbers, profiled timber products, and oak beams. For timbers choose from a range of popular hardwoods and softwoods. For profiles choose for exterior and interior use, decorative, window, and door products. For oak beams choose fresh sawn […]

Brooks Bros goes one better at this year’s TTJ Awards!

Brooks Bros goes one better at this year’s TTJ Awards!

Following on from our two awards last year, this year it’s a hat trick! Three TTJ Hardwood Trader of the Year Awards on the trot! 2017, 2018 and now 2019! First, to TTJ and all of you who have voted for us over these three eventful years: a very big thank you. This latest award […]

Oak. Oak. Glorious Oak!

Oak. Oak. Glorious Oak! Brooks Bros hardwood oak flooring

Just two pictures of a really brilliant combined-use of our top-quality Oak products by Hall Brothers of Colchester Ltd. First a stunning open tread, solid wood staircase using European Oak and second a beautifully-matched floor fitted with our 240mm wide plank, Balmoral 14mm Character Grade Engineered Oak flooring. If you’re looking to match a similar […]

Brooks Bros makes it a double win at this years TTJ Awards!

Brooks Bros makes it a double win at this years TTJ Awards! Brooks Bros TTJ awards

Not only has Brooks Bros (UK) Ltd been voted TTJ Hardwood Trader of the Year for the second year running, it also won Flooring Trader of the Year for 2018 as well. The awards were announced during the 22nd TTJ Awards event on Friday 21st September 2018 at The InterContinental, Park Lane in London and […]

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