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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.

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

King's College London student accommodation - Project Profile

King's College London student accommodation - Project Profile

ITW Industry - Residential Project

Timber frame firm Prestoplan has been appointed by GB Group to design and erect the frame for two high profile student accommodation schemes at King’s College London and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). MMU have been recently named the greenest university in the UK and number one in the People and Planet League Table 2013 of 140 universities. The King’s College London project will be BREEAM ‘Outstanding’.

Checkendon Oxfordshire selfbuild project

Checkendon Oxfordshire selfbuild project

Timber innovations were appointed to provide the complete timber frame package for a selfbuild project in Checkendon, Oxfordshire. Materials used for this build included SIPs wall and roof panels, cladding and a glulam ridged beam that was left exposed.
Status: Completed

Lucas Fettes