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HOWARTH CONTINUES TO CHAMPION THE ENVIRONMENT

Award-winning merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to invest in sustainability, having trained ‘Green Champions’ in each of its 28 branches across England. The company, which opened the Howarth GreenHouse in Rochdale in 2012, has trained its Green Champions in all things sustainable and armed each of them with a 360-page ‘Green Bible’, incorporating ...

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SCAFELL PIKE CHARITY CHALLENGE

As part of our ongoing commitment to our chosen charity Caudwell Children, a host of Howarth Timber employees will be climbing Scafell Pike in September! Scafell Pike is England’s highest peak and you can join our intrepid team on 12/13/14th September by contacting Mark Terry on mterry@howarth-timber.co.uk, who will give you all the details you need. The minimum fundraising target per pers...

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IROKO PROVIDES STUNNING VISUALS AT HOSPITAL

Innovative Iroko hardwood from Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has been specified for two stunning landscaped garden and courtyard areas at a hospital in the north west of England, bringing excellent aesthetics and durability to the external project. Iroko is a low-maintenance, natural product which does not require regular treatment with oil or varnish, ensuring the timber is ideal for use ...

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TREX COMPOSITE WALKWAY BRINGS THE COUNTRYSIDE CLOSER

The installation of a 13 square metre veranda around a country house near to Wilmslow has brought the rolling hills closer to home for one Cheshire couple. Manufactured from Trex Transcend® composite decking and installed by specialists Atkins Vause, the walkway adjoins two sides of the substantial property and has been constructed at first floor height so that it extends the living space of ...

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CLADDING CONTRACT BREAKS RECORDS FOR HOWARTH TIMBER

Some 40,000 running metres of thermally treated timber cladding, conditioned for exposed external application, has been installed extensively on The University of Sheffield’s latest accommodation blocks at the new Endcliffe Student Village in the city. The six-figure contract was fulfilled by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies’ Bradford branch, the company’s dedicated base f...

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Howarth supplies UK first

The UK’s first specification of thermally treated Platowood Fraké timber cladding has been supplied by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Ltd, forming the exterior facade of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s newly refurbished ten-bed psychiatric intensive care unit. The facility, known as Rowanwood Ward, is part of the Carleton Clinic on Cumwhinton Road in the city...

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HOWARTH TIMBER SUPPLIES CLADDING FOR MAJOR M&S CENTRE

Marks and Spencer’s new multi-million pound northern distribution centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has been completed with a facade of high performance thermally treated Plato®Wood cladding supplied by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies. The high-technology centre, close to the motorway network, is part of Marks & Spencer’s programme to consolidate its existing logistic...

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TEMPORARY SCHOOL SPECIFIED WITH SUSTAINABLE CLADDING FROM HOWARTH TIMBER

The new temporary buildings that house Cambourne’s Third Primary School have been finished in Siparila Topcoat® timber cladding supplied by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies, making a visually dramatic yet environmentally sustainable statement to both school users and the community of which the school is a part. The school building comprises four classrooms and office accommodation...

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HOWARTH TIMBER STAFF CELEBRATE DIPLOMA

Howarth Timber Windows and Doors continues to invest in its employees after 35 staff members successfully gained new qualifications. Eighteen staff completed their NVQ Level 2, City & Guilds Diploma in Furniture Making: Component Manufacture and a further 17 have completed their NVQ Level 2, City & Guilds Diploma in Wood Machining (Furniture). Working with training provider Didac and wit...

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