NEWS

'Have you got your cedar yet?'

Friday 21st May 2021  Any regular Western Red Cedar buyers should take a look at this interview for an insight as to the current market.

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Cladding shortages reach crisis point

Wednesday 19th May 2021  The shortage of metal cladding and roofing has reached crisis point with contractors being told fresh supplies won’t hit sites until next year. The Enquirer has been contacted by worried contractors who have been told by some suppliers that they cannot fulfill new orders until January 2022. One contracting boss said: “Getting claddin...

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Materials shortages threatening pace of rebound

Monday 10th May 2021.  Fears are growing that materials shortages could derail the strong construction rebound. Residential activity leads ways as all sectors of construction swing back into growth According to an industry poll of construction surveyors, the recovery strengthened in the first three months of the year lead by strong house building activity. Respondents to the l...

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Timber Shortages Set To Intensify

Wednesday 5th May 2021.   Merchants and building materials producers have warned timber shortages look set to worsen as construction demand rises. Timber supplies are tightening with one contractor reporting a leading national merchant chain ran out of basic shuttering timber a few weeks ago. World prices for sawn timber have soared in the face of ongoing supply chain disruption...

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Congratulations to our very own Mr Alex Wood for completing The Derwentwater Dawdle!

Monday 26th April 2021.  Alex tackled the gruelling 38km fell running challenge this weekend and completed the event in 6hrs and 49 minutes. Alex said “This was the toughest physical challenge of my life! The elevation was relentless, climb after climb through the Cumbrian mountains. The heat never faded, with so little cover from the sun the 1ltr top ups of water from checkpoints...

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Happy 95th birthday to our Queen

Wednesday 21st April 2021  Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 95th birthday today, six years after she became the longest-reigning English monarch in history. The late Queen Mother gave birth to Queen Elizabeth II in April but public celebrations for her birthday do not take place until June. The official celebration date changes every year.

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Passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Friday 9th April 2021.  Everyone at Prowood Ltd are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family.  

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