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Laths, Battens & Staves : Riven

Riven laths and battens are important for the character of historic buildings and there is a growing market for their use.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Laths, Battens & Staves : Riven
Heritage Lime
Heritage Lime Henley Farm, Stroud, Miserden, GL6 7HZ
Tel 01285 821751
Email: info@heritage-lime.com
Website: www.heritage-lime.com
Having produced lime on a daily basis since 1996, Heritage Lime offer a comprehensive range of traditional building products that include hydraulic lime, lime putty, mortars, renders, plaster and limecrete flooring. They carry extensive stock that can be delivered ‘next day’ to site, or collected from their yard in Miserden, Gloucestershire, from where they are also on hand to give specialist advice and guidance on the application and use of all their products.
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd
Buckland Filleigh Sawmills, Buckland Filleigh, Devon, EX21 5RN
Tel 01409-281644
Email: sales@mikewye.co.uk
Website: www.mikewye.co.uk
Mike Wye & Associates are one of the foremost UK suppliers of sustainable, natural and traditional building materials and systems. Our extensive product range includes: traditional lime mortars and plasters, natural hydraulic limes, sustainable insulation (such as recycled foam glass for limecrete floors, cork, wood fibre and sheep's wool), beautiful polished plasters, and natural paints, oils and waxes. Having our own team of specialist contractors, our advice is founded on the practical application of our products in the real world - therefore ensuring successful results and optimum performance of the products and systems we supply.
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.
The Traditional Lime Company
Church Farm, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 0QJ
Tel 01242 525444
Email:
Website: www.traditionallime.co.uk
The aim of the Traditional Lime Company is to promote the use of lime building products by offering a complete service. With experience gained over two decades they can provide expert technical support that includes mortar analysis, on site guidance and advice. They can design mortar mixes to replicate historic mortars using our comprehensive sand library and they work together with specifiers to create the correct products for each project. The company manufactures a wide range of lime putty (non-hydraulic) mortars, renders and plasters and are main distributors for St Astier Natural Hydraulic Lime products.
Whippletree
Milestone Farm, Barley Road, Flint Cross, Nr Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 7QD
Tel 01763 208 966
Email: sales@whippletree.co.uk
Website: www.whippletree.co.uk
Whippletree, founded in 1989, is a specialist supplier of English Oak, with over 75,000 cu. feet of quality timber in stock. They specialise in the supply of English Oak for the repair of historic buildings and prestigious new build projects including green oak and air dried structural timbers, air and kiln dried joinery quality oak, new wide oak floor boarding in solid or engineered boards, laths in Oak, Larch and Sweet Chestnut and featheredge cladding in Oak, Elm and Larch as well as specialist joinery.
Carpenter Oak & Woodland Co Ltd, Thickwood Lane, Colerne, Chippenham Wiltshire SN14 8BE Telephone 01225 743089 Fax 01225 744100 Website: www.carpenteroakandwoodland.com
Chalk Down Lime Ltd, The Yard Gate Farm Northiam Road Staplecross Nr Robertsbridge East Sussex TN32 5RP Telephone 01580 830092 Fax 01580 830096 Website: www.chalkdownlime.co.uk
English Woodlands Timber, Telephone 01730 816941 Website: www.englishwoodlandstimber.co.uk