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Structural timber is the fastest growing
construction method in the UK


Structural timber systems are increasingly
becoming the self-builders construction
material of choice


Timber is increasingly becoming the building
material of choice for private and social housing


CLT and glulam is the fastest growing
modern method of construction for retail applications

The STA is currently the country's leading timber organisation, which represents a wide membership of businesses and people involved in construction using engineered timber, from across the UK.

The STA leads the industry on quality, health & safety, education, technical knowledge and customer service. The STA's activities include seminars, factory tours, research, provision of information, networking, advocacy and discussion.

***New Membership offer for Erectors and Installers***

In conjunction with the STA Member’s commitment to only use STA accredited Erectors and Installers by 1st January 2019 we have a “One Off” Special Offer joining fee of £250 plus vat for all New Erectors and Installers (this offer will close 31st Dec 2017). To apply, please email

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University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Going to university is an excellent opportunity for students to live independently for the first time. Living on campus is also a great way of making lifelong friends – therefore creating the right living and social environment is crucial. The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region’s largest employers with over 2,700 staff and a turnover of more than £238 million. The community of over 25,300 students reside in accommodation based in Hatfield, consisting of Bellingham, Spalding and Maclean Courts - all based on the College Lane campus.

Glasgow Athletes' Village - project profile

Glasgow Athletes' Village - project profile

Stewart Milne Timber Systems was awarded with the contract to supply and erect the timber frames for 184 two and a half storey housing units in the purpose-built Athletes’ Village in Glasgow’s East End. The project, which is being delivered in two phases, commenced in March 2012 and will continue until August 2013.

NHS Langdon Hospital, Dawlish

NHS Langdon Hospital, Dawlish

The original project design was a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) new-build, officially approved with a budget of £45 million. The Devon Partnership NHS Foundation Trust felt this was unaffordable and instead used a Procure21+ contract funding process to bring the entire project within the budget constraints of £27 million. This included the replacement of the existing regional medium-secure unit, the Butler Clinic, with a new medium-secure facility to hold 60 beds, divided into four ward areas.

The majority of the original hospital site was built in the 1930’s and had been in need of either renovation or replacement for a long period of time. The site houses the Trust’s forensic service which provides care and treatment...

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