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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.

Tree of the month – Sapele
24 Jul

Tree of the month – Sapele

July's 'Tree of the Month' is the African Sapele tree. Strong, beautiful and in high demand, we look at the ways manufacturers can reduce their use of this slow-growing beauty...

Tree of the month – Redwood
08 Jun

Tree of the month – Redwood

Pinus Sylvestris, or Redwood, is a coniferous evergreen that can live for up to 700 years (if left alone). Its towering height makes it an ideal timber source.

Tree of the Month – Robinia
30 Apr

Tree of the Month – Robinia

This month we are focusing on the Robinia - also known as the False Acacia or the Black Locust. This happens to be a firm favourite over at Westbury Windows...

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.

All about Westbury roof lanterns
31 Aug

All about Westbury roof lanterns

Find out everything you need to know about our bespoke timber roof lanterns here.

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects
17 Aug

Architect Focus: Hopkins Architects

This month's inspirational Architect Focus is all about the award-winning, sustainable work of Hopkins Architects Practice.

Accoya® receives gold in cradle to cradle certification
03 Aug

Accoya® receives gold in cradle to cradle certification

The Accoya® that we use to manufacture our windows and doors has just been re-awarded Gold status in the Cradle to Cradle certification for the 7th year running.

Accoya: Using sustainable wood
22 Jun

Accoya: Using sustainable wood

We love building garden rooms because we love nature an the sense of wellbeing that inviting the great outdoors into your home can bring. So we’d be hypocrites if we...