Why Timber roofing batten and Marmite are in the same boat

Why Timber roofing batten and Marmite are in the same boat

What have timber roofing batten and Marmite got in common? Until recently, nothing. However, now, they are both in the same boat – figuratively speaking. A couple of months ago, Marmite was proclaimed as the first casualty of Brexit after the media went into meltdown over a war of words that broke out between Marmite’s…

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SR Timber to bid a fond farewell to our Derby HQ

SR Timber to bid a fond farewell to our Derby HQ

Everyone at SR Timber is preparing to say a fond farewell to our head office in Derby – ahead of our move to larger premises at the end of November. We’ve outgrown our current home, and the new offices will give us the room we need to continue on our quest to become the UK’s…

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Good advice is Golden

Good advice is Golden

SR Timber take their responsibility to support the industry very seriously and are one company you can rely on for support whenever you need them. A roof is really only as strong as the supporting structure underneath – that support also needs to be a permanent presence – it’s not a part time job! It’s…

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SR Timber Director says Housing Industry needs a hard sell to attract the next generation of construction workers or professionals

SR Timber Director says Housing Industry needs a hard sell to attract the next generation of construction workers or professionals

In setting a target of 1million new homes to be built by 2020, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis set the bar at a near 30-year high. If his ambitious goal is met it will result in a level of house-building not seen in England since 1989. Shaun Revill, Trading Director of SR Timber, which is celebrating…

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Dad’s Life-Changing Mountain Trek Set to Earn Thousands of Pounds for Popular Charity

Dad’s Life-Changing Mountain Trek Set to Earn Thousands of Pounds for Popular Charity

Preparing to climb the world’s highest free-standing mountain has proved a life-altering experience for Jason Lumley. The dad-of-one from Watkins Lane, Sturton le Steeple near Gainsborough is in training for an expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Once a self-confessed fitness-phobic, Jason, a Business Development Manager for timber specialists SR Timber, is in the…

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Happy 10th Birthday SR Timber!

Happy 10th Birthday SR Timber!

As SR Timber celebrates 10 years as a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist roofing battens, we look at what’s been key to its success. SR Timber, the brainchild of Trading Director, Shaun Revill, and SM Group Managing Director and Chairman, Adrian Smekss, has grown from small beginnings back in 2005 to a thriving business…

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Copper treated battens – the hidden truth

Copper treated battens – the hidden truth

There are banks of information currently circulating within the industry regarding changes to BS 5534:2014 – and quite rightly too. One of the major updates refers to the increased number of fixings which now must be used to hold tiles securely in place; this has contributed to investigations and testing works carried out by S…

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Top marks in quality and safety for SR Timber

Top marks in quality and safety for SR Timber

SR Timber, one of the leading manufacturers of specialist timber construction products such as roofing battens and scaffolding boards, has successfully achieved the ‘Kitemark’ quality stamp from the British Standards Institution (BSI) on the production of its BS 2482 scaffold boards. The internationally recognised quality stamp propels SR Timber into an elite club of some…

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Roofing Racers Tri-umph again!

Roofing Racers Tri-umph again!

Saturday 8th August saw over 13,000 elites and amateurs compete in the world’s largest and most famous triathlon – the London Triathlon. With competitors giving it their all and over 30,000 spectators, all eyes were on our much-loved Roofing Racers, as for the ninth year they once again put on the performance of a lifetime!…

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