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Why timber frame should be essential to your housebuilding project

In fact, 345,000 new homes are needed each year to meet this demand. In 2018, the government launched the new housing agency — Homes England. It pledges to deliver 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s.     This leaves housebuilders wondering what’s the...


The relationship between MMC and offsite timber frames

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) are taking the construction industry by storm. Used as an alternative to traditional house building, they embrace offsite and onsite techniques. These techniques hope to bring construction into the modern age.    In 2017 the government expressed its...


How the use of timber frames in your projects will save you money

According to UK Construction Online, 69% of construction projects exceed their budgets. This leaves fewer than one in three projects coming within 10% of their original plan. So how can housebuilders ensure they’re building high-quality homes without going over budget? One answer is...


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Advantages of timber frame

On average, a timber-framed house takes eight weeks less to build than traditional building methods, saving approximately 2.8% on overall build costs and up to 19.5% programme savings. Keep reading for four fantastic advantages of timber frame construction, and why if you’re not...


Open Panel vs Closed Panel timber frame

Here, we explore two key points that should factor into your decision-making process when deciding between the two. Offsite manufacture Open panel and closed panel timber frames differ fundamentally by the increased factory value added to the closed panel. The value added is usually to the...


Why timber is essential in achieving the ‘net-zero revolution’

In our industry, timber as a primary construction material will be crucial to decarbonising the structural fabric of new homes. Its wider use as a first-choice material is necessary to fulfil our climate change responsibilities. Reducing carbon cost When we build a...


40 Years in Timber Frame

Founded on the site of the previous railway yard in the village by two former directors of Potton Timber, Tony D’Alton and Terry Emery, the company has built an enviable reputation for being a reliable and dependable business partner.   Like many long-standing businesses in the...


Future Homes Standard

Timber frame is a naturally well insulated building material, meaning that you can hit lower u-values with thinner wall thicknesses than masonry construction.  This will help with hitting the expected lower u-values required by new Part L, and help wih the reduced carbon emission target. ...


Open For Business

Whilst the situation is subject to change, Pinewood Structures have been operating safely since the first lockdown, with office staff working remotely wherever possible and with stringent safety measures employed in both our factories and on site.  We are consulting with our supply chain...


Meet the Team - Kirsty Reynolds

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MMC, Offsite and Closed Panel

We have a number of solutions that fall into the MMC definition framework including open panel timber frame, closed panel timber frame and our panelised roof system - One-RoofTM. Closed panel timber frame is becoming increasingly popular, with the advantages of the timber frame arriving to site...


Pinewood Welcomes New Staff

Namrik Lall joins us as Business Development Manager as part of our Sales Team and has over 10 years experience in the Construction Industry, working with house builders and contractors.  We also welcome Graham Sweet, who joins us as Product Manager for our exciting panellised roofing system -...


Pinewood Structures – Covid-19 Risk Assessment – factory operations

It should be clear that these documents are not static and are continually reviewed and updated. Following any major updates we will re-publish the documents. Minor updates will be bundled and re-published once every two weeks.   We are asking all our employees and site operatives to sign...


Covid - 19 Return to site - Code of Conduct

This ‘Code of Conduct’ has been developed to help all people on site understand and respect Pinewood Structures arrangements for maintaining ‘Social Distancing’ on our customer’s sites. This Code of Conduct comprises of two parts: a) Pinewood Structures...


Company update 17th June 2020

Our phone system is fully operational and networked to home offices together with all office based personnel ‘Team’ and ‘Zoom’ enabled. Today we took the first step in the installation of our dedicated high speed broadband line as a commitment to long...


Coronavirus - Covid 19

Manufacturing We are putting in place a number of steps to minimise the risk to our employees and to our manufacturing output.  We continue to operate at full capacity and whilst we do not see this changing dramatically, we are nevertheless able to outsource production...


New Hundegger Turbo saw at Pinewood Structures

The new Hundegger Turbo Drive is a very versatile all in one  cutting centre. Processing components for timber frame, roof structures and IJoists for Pinewoods products including trusses and our new panelised roof system One-Roof™? for room in the roof applications. It can also...