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Structural timber is the fastest growing
construction method in the UK


75% of self-builders use timber as their
primary method of construction


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.

*** Structural Timber Awards - Submission Deadline Extended to 30 June 2016! ***

STAWARDS_white_PNGThe Structural Timber Awards reward outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic people that are promoting excellence in structural timber across the UK.  The Awards will be presented at a high profile dinner on 19 October 2016 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham attracting over 500 national business leaders and high profile decision makers from the construction industry.  Give your project/company the recognition that it deserves! Tell our judges why you deserve to win an Award and submit a FREE entry before the 30 June 2016.

Latest Projects...

Commonwealth Games - Case Study

Commonwealth Games - Case Study

The Athletes’ Village, situated in Dalmarnock at the heart of the Clyde Gateway urban redevelopment programme, represents a £150 million investment and is the most significant housing led regeneration initiative in the UK.

Technology:  Timber Frame Supplier:  CCG OSM Sector:  Commercial

Status: Completed

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.

Banyon Wharf - Wenlock Road

Banyon Wharf - Wenlock Road

Ten storey Regal Homes residential development, Banyan Wharf - situated within the London borough of Hackney - has taken cross laminated timber (CLT) to new heights. Set to take the title of the tallest cross laminated timber residential building in Europe, Banyan Wharf is home to 50 one, two and three bedroom apartments – all sold off plan, prior to completion together with 1,190 square metres of commercial units.

Lucas Fettes
Construction United