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The oak tree in Kew Gardens that taught the world a lesson.

Friday 31st January 2020. Fifteen million trees were felled by the Great Storm which hit the south of England in 1987. But the remarkable Turner's Oak in Kew Gardens in London not only survived the storm, but also changed the way that trees are cared for around the world. Tony Kirkham, head of the Arboretum at Kew Gardens has been telling Witness History about what he learned from the...

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Our Growth Continues!

Wednesday 22nd January 2020. To keep up with our customers demand, we recently invested in two brand new machines for our mill:  Stromab TR500 Matrix - Optimized Precision X-CUT. 12” touch-screen controller, USB port, Ethernet port, LINUX operating software, Capable of storing up to 10,000 cutting lists, Widia blade, Pneumatic lifting of the pusher at the end of the...

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Happy New Year from Prowood!

Friday 3rd January 2020. Happy New Year from all at Prowood! We hope that everyone has enjoyed the festive season and we wish you all the best for 2020. After a successful 12 months in 2019 we’re excited to see what projects the new year brings, our offices are back open and we’re ready to assist with all your enquiries. Please contact our sales team: Tel: 01942 525040 Email...

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Happy Holiday Season From Everyone At Prowood!

Friday 20th December 2019. Prowood would like to wish all our customers, suppliers and trading partners a very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2020. Many thanks to all those we have worked alongside on so many magnificent projects throughout this year. 2019 has seen Prowood supply over 2300 specialist timber projects throughout the UK/Ireland! We hope that 2020 brings peace and pr...

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Putting Wood to Work: 7 Benefits of Using Timber in Commercial and Industrial Design

Wednesday 18th December 2019.  Tanguay Furnishings / Coarchitecture. Image © Stephane Groleau   When it comes to commercial and industrial buildings that need to stand the test of time, wood is proving it has the necessary resilience and strength, while offering unique advantages over steel and concrete. In retail and office spaces, wood not only offers remarkable durab...

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St Kentigern Hospice – Thermally Modified Radiata Pine.

Thursday 12th December 2019. Prowood are delighted to have supplied over 2700lm of Teak Factory Finished Thermally Modified Radiata Pine to St Kentigern Hospice in St Asaph. St Kentigern Hospice is a registered charity, founded and supported by the local community. The Day Unit was first opened in 1995 through the commitment and vision of a dedicated group of fundraisers. The recent red...

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Rhino's Prop Star 2019 – Vote for Alex Wood!

Wednesday 4th December 2019 Prowood’s very own Mr Alex Wood has been nominated for Rhino’s Prop Star 2019! Rhino's search for Britain's prop icon has been narrowed to three who will all attend this year's Varsity Match at Twickenham where the winner will be announced at half-time. The three finalists of Prop Star 2019 will be guests of honour at Twickenham on...

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