Our podcasts bring you insightful, engaging industry content from expert hosts working across the spectrum of projects, sectors, and business fields within the timber industry.

Paul Cribbens – National House Building Council

11 September 2019 (Duration: 20m 38s)

Paul Cribbens, Standards & Technical Manager at NHBC joins Andrew Carpenter of the Structural Timber Association.

What is the Structural Timber Association’s Assure Scheme?

09 August 2018 (Duration: 22m 34s)

Darren Richards, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting and Nick Worboys, Quality Manager of Pinewood Structures chat to Andrew Carpenter about the importance of raising standards in the industry and what the STA are doing to help.

How to Finance Self Build Properties – Mary Riley Custom Build Funding Gives the Lowdown

09 January 2018 (Duration: 24m 51s)

Mary Riley from Mary Riley Custom Build Funding gives advice for anyone looking to build their own property with a focus on timber frame, why timber systems are the key to self build and why you’re less likely to go over a budget with timber frame home.

Ruth Reed from Green Planning Studio Talks Planning Permission

26 November 2017 (Duration: 18m 41s)

Ruth Reed joins Andrew Carpenter and talks about moving from her background in architecture to planning and gives top tips for anyone wanting to gain planning permission and why she loves timber frame so much.

Exciting Future For Timber Frame With Tim Snelson of Arup

02 September 2017 (Duration: 23m 44s)

Structural Timber Association’s Andrew Carpenter chats to Tim Snelson of Arup about the exciting future for Timber frame within the construction industry. Together they talk about Arup’s involvement with Sky’s state-of-the-art office buildings, continuing their ‘believe in better’ ethos, plus Arup’s work on Pinewood Studios.