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Tree of the month – Oak
15 Sep

Tree of the month – Oak

Universally revered, the oak’s special qualities have been recognised since the dawn of time and has been worshipped across religions and cultures for hundreds of years.

Architect Focus: Will Alsop
11 Jul

Architect Focus: Will Alsop

Earlier this year we sadly said goodbye to one of the UK’s most unique and innovative architects, Will Alsop. So in this Architect Focus we’re taking a look at the...

10 building tips to make your home eco-friendly
05 Jun

10 building tips to make your home eco-friendly

June 5th is World Environment Day –so we’ve pulled together our top tips from some of the eco-friendly builds that we have seen and worked on.

Plastic pollution – End of the throw away culture
24 May

Plastic pollution – End of the throw away culture

Thanks to David Attenborough and the BBC’s Blue Planet, there are very few of us left on this planet who aren’t aware that there is a problem with modern living...

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine
17 May

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine

Radiata Pine is a tree which gets a bad reputation because of the softness of its timber, however its ability to be modified gives it amazing new qualities which might...

Timber myths
16 May

Timber myths

There is a popular misperception that solid hardwood is the best product available for external joinery. It’s not. The two things you need from timber joinery are stability and durability.

Earth Day – Accoya the eco-friendly way of working with wood
20 Apr

Earth Day – Accoya the eco-friendly way of working with wood

Earth Day is on 22 April, an initiative dedicated to promoting sustainability and the environment. Find out more about Westbury's sustainable woods and processes.

Which wood is good wood? All about Westbury timber
03 Oct

Which wood is good wood? All about Westbury timber

Wood may very much be back en vogue, but not all joinery is created equally. Find out more about Westbury's quality timber products and craftsmanship.

Things to consider when undertaking a custom build project
20 Jun

Things to consider when undertaking a custom build project

Undertaking a custom build project enables you to tailor the entire process to suit your own time and budget.

6 Things to consider when buying new windows
17 May

6 Things to consider when buying new windows

Whether working on a new build or refurbish project, you’ll want to source the very best supplies for the job - especially when it comes to windows.