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Stewart Milne Advanced Manufacturing Centre Tour

20th November 2019 until 20th November 2019

at Stewart Milne, Witney

Stewart Milne Timber Systems is the UK’s leading offsite manufacturer of timber system solutions. Part of the Stewart Milne Group, they have unrivalled expertise spanning over 40 years. The factory in Oxford is one of the most advanced automated timber frame operations in Europe and can produce over 8,000 homes per year. It opened in 2003 and consists a £10 million automated production facility.

STA factory tours cover the process of timber frame production and construction from the material store through to the several mechanical cutting, nailing and finishing procedures to the finished product and delivery to the yard where they are stacked.

It will also cover how materials are checked and located within the curtilage of the site and stacking according to a construction programme, ready for delivery to the Clients’ site.

Benefits of offsite manufacture presentation:

In addition to the tour, delegates will receive a technical presentation which will cover key areas including;

    Office CAD demo - timber frame design and scheduling
    Production information and work orders
    Production planning and outputs 
    Factory layout principles 
    In coming raw materials 
    Procurement principles and sources 
    Cross cutting pre assembly and setting out 
    Assembly and labelling, stacking and storage 
    Finished goods and work in progress
    Loading / shipping product 
    Quality checks 
    Quality Management Systems
    Waste and re-cycling
    Fire Risk Mitigation

Who Should Attend?

These tours are FREE to attend and are aimed predominantly at Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Clients, Housebuilders and Developers.

Please note - All tour bookings are secured on a first come, first serve basis. As numbers are limited, tour hosts reserve the right to decline bookings and priority will be given to the target audience (see 'who should attend' above).


Tours generally run between 09.00 - 13.30pm and include lunch. Final timings will be confirmed ahead of the tour date in the joining instructions which will be emailed to all confirmed delegates.


If you have any queries relating to the Factory Tours, please email Bob Davis, Membership Manager at:

Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm

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