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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 - Book your table now! ***STA_Logo_2016_CMYK

The 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.  Booking your table is easy! Simply head to but hurry- bookings are going fast!

Latest Projects...

Essex University - Project Profile

Essex University - Project Profile

Designed to BREEAM Excellent standard by Lewis Hickey Architects, the site comprises of 228 bedrooms across 19 four-storey townhouses. Stewart Milne Timber Systems was selected for the timber frame contract, which is part of a wider project known as ‘The Meadows’, part of the University’s Knowledge Gateway site.

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...

Furness Academy - Case Study

Furness Academy - Case Study

Furness Academy has been hailed as a ground-breaking project - one of the largest educational facilities to be developed in the UK, using cross laminated timber (CLT), as the core structural component. From conception to completion, this evaluation incorporates input from all contributors, with the aim of demonstrating the successful collaboration of specialist organisations working together professionally and coherently at all levels to ensure the safe delivery of an outstanding project - on time and within budget. The Academy has achieved outstanding environmental performance for the structural frame with sequestered carbon values of -1395 tonnes of CO2e.

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