NEWS

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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Go-ahead for 17-storey hybrid timber building in London

Tuesday 6th April 2021. TfL has been given the go-ahead to deliver a new net zero carbon office development over Southwark Tube station Southwark Council has greenlit the plans to build what is set to be one of the most sustainable large-scale office developments in the UK. The 17-storey hybrid timber building, which has been designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, forms part of TfL...

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Team Prowood – National 3 Peaks Challenge

Monday 15th March 2021.  On Saturday 10th July at 6:00am, Joe Hunter, Andy Moore, Phil Corker, Alex Wood, Dean McCarthy, Dave Channel, Lewis Rigby, Daniel Kershaw & Adam Taylor will begin The National 3 Peaks Challenge at Ben Nevis. The National Three Peaks Challenge is an attempt to climb the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales in ‘one go’ inside 24hrs. Th...

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The Colour Palace, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich, London

Friday 5th March 2021  Awards Wood Awards 2020 – Small Project, Highly Commended Civic Trust Award 2019 – Highly Commended Design & Art Direction (D&AD) 2020 – Wood Pencil Award   Introduction In 2019 an explosion of colour appeared on the sedate lawn of Dulwich Picture Gallery. It was the Colour Palace, a timber pavilion painted in exuberant ge...

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