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Gates : Timber Gates

The design of timber gate was perhaps at its height in the late 17th and early 18th century and the revival of such styles in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We have tried to identify companies who can still supply examples of such traditional gates.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Gates : Timber Gates
Houghtons of York
Derwent Valley Industrial Estate Common Road Dunnington York YO19 5PD
Tel 01904 489193
Email: Webenquiries@Houghtons.plus.com
Website: www.houghtonsofyork.co.uk
Houghtons of York are a well established family run business with a wealth of experience specialising in high quality architectural joinery and woodcarving for clients throughout the UK. With workshops based in York we employ a team of highly skilled craftsmen and use traditional methods and materials to produce a broad range of bespoke commissioned work including casement and sash windows, doors, staircases, libraries, panelling, kitchens, building work, fireplaces, oak frames, ecclesiastical joinery, furniture and gates. Our works encompass new build, restoration, conservation, repairs and maintenance and we invite enquiries from York, North Yorkshire and nationwide.
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Paddock Road, Caversham, Reading Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
Email: enquiries@oldhousestore.co.uk
Website: www.oldhousestore.co.uk
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
The Cleft Wood Co
The Old Dairy, Pond Farm, Calvert Rd, Steeple Claydon, Buckingham MK18 2HD
Tel Mob : 07813 760763
Email: enquiries@cleftwood.com
Website: www.cleftwood.com
The Cleft Wood Company produce cleft oak fencing including cleft post and rail fencing and park palings, as well as riven Oak laths, battens, pegs, split hazel and Oak beams.
W L West & Sons Ltd
Selham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0PJ
Tel 01798 861611 Fax 01798 861633
Email: sales@wlwest.co.uk
Website: www.wlwest.co.uk/
Established in 1865. W L West & Sons Ltd is an old established family timber merchant specialising in hardwoods. Reproduction of mouldings to fit with heritage projects. Manufacture of Flooring to meet a project specification, and produce parquet flooring. Supply of Fencing and manufactures of bespoke gates. Structural Oak beams, both fresh and air dried. Shakes and shingles - UK agent for Bavarian shake manufacturers, supplying hand cleft Oak and Larch roof shakes in the UK, this company has developed a specialist Shake specifically for Church Spires and roofs. Timber supplies All types of timber including cladding and weatherboarding.
Bespoke Gates and Garage Doors Ltd, Unit 5, Millbatch Farm, East Brent, Highbridge, Somerset TA9 4JN Telephone 01278 760068 Fax 01278 760813 Website: www.bespokegatesandgaragedoors.co.uk
Lost Art, Dominic Liptrot, 1 Yewdale Crescent, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2HP, U.K Telephone 01257 464601 Fax 01257 464601 Website: www.lost-art.co.uk