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Are You Thinking about Using a Timber Frame Solution?

If you are new to Timber Frame or thinking of switching from traditional methods and can't find the answer to your question here just give us a call on 01482 861 213 and we will only be too happy help you and advise you of your options.


How long does it take from when I order to delivery on site?

This should be approx 8 weeks. If you need it sooner it shouldn’t be a problem.

Will a crane be required?

Sometimes If steel beams are required then a crane to lift them might be needed depending on size.

What is the first step in the ordering process?

Having produced a quote for you we will require the first deposit to secure the order. Once we have this we produce technical drawings produced based on your plans. These are the drawings we require to manufacture your frame. Changes and alterations can be made at this stage to the design.

Do I need planning approval?

Like any build – probably yes depending upon the size of the build. You will need to speak with the planning dept or a local architect to help you with this.

What do I get with my timber frame kit?

Sole Plates, Prefabricated Panels, Sheathing (where req’d), Floor Joists, Decking, Roof Trusses, Timbers (if req’d) and Structural Calculations.

Do I require foundations & a slab or block and beam platform?

Yes, the timber frame requires the same footings as a block/brick build.

I want to build the kit myself or have a local builder do it, is this possible?

Yes, our kits come with plans and all the components are coded for easy assembly. We are also available during normal office hours for any technical queries.

Does Building Control require calculations for the timber frame?

Yes and we will supply the calculations for the timber frame as part of the package along with any other info they require regarding the structure.

Is the timber cut on site or does it arrive pre cut?

The timber is cut and numbered in our workshop. Some cutting maybe required on site but we try to keep this minimal. Sometimes it may be necessary to cut the rafters on site to match existing (extensions).

I have submitted BC drawings showing a block/brick build. Can I still go ahead with a timber frame?

Yes, that’s not a problem. We can work off your current plans and convert it to timber frame.

Will the timber frame arrive as panels?

Yes, as mentioned above you will receive Pre fabricated panels.

What finish can I have on the outside?

You can have cladding (wood, UPVc or composite), Render or brick/stone skin. Pretty much anything you like!

Is the timber cut on site or does it arrive pre cut?

The timber is cut and numbered in our workshop. Some cutting maybe required on site but we try to keep this minimal. Sometimes it may be necessary to cut the rafters on site to match existing (extensions).

Can the frame be delivered and installed anywhere in the UK?

Yes, we can deliver anywhere!


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