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Environmental Policy

Timber is a superb material. Light, yet strong. Infinitely versatile and with a natural warmth and beauty, it is still our most valuable construction material.

All the timbers used by Wyckham Blackwell are from managed forestry facilities, where replantation programmes ensure replenishment of new trees long before harvested timber has reached the end of its life cycle.

Add to this effective preservative treatment, which significantly extends its service life and timber becomes the natural choice.

Wyckham Blackwell Environmental Policy

6th January 2020

Wyckham Blackwell is committed to protecting the environment from depletion and degradation. As a company based on manufacturing with timber, we recognise the issues of sustainability and embrace them.

To continually improve our environmental performance we will:

  • Operate a FSC® chain of custody scheme, monitored to ensure that timber used is certified as sustainable. (Certificate No CU-COC-851566) (Licence No FSC-C134743) FSC® certified products are available on request.
  • Operate a PEFC chain of custody scheme, monitored to ensure that timber used is certified as sustainable. (Certification No CATG-PEFC-506)
  • Work with suppliers where possible to ensure that they are certified and have a positive attitude to the environment.
  • Minimise customer waste by optimizing deliveries and reducing packaging.
  • Minimise our waste by recycling timber off-cuts and reducing to zero, as a goal, waste to infill.
  • Produce heat on site through utilizing a proportion of our own wood waste.
  • Continually improve our working practices to reduce impact through noise on our neighbours.
  • Develop new products which reduce the impact of construction on site.
  • Work with our waste management contractors to keep up to date with all legislation and procedures.

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  •   "We were very grateful for the information & advice that your designer gave us regarding our trusses. We would definitely use you again and recommend Wyckham Blackwell"  
    Nigel Lee, Solihull - February 2019

  •   Delighted, please thank those involved in production  
    Recent customer comment - February 2016

  •   Excellent service  
    Roy Findlay - October 2016

  •   Thank you for the Trusses and Oak Beams, your driver Mark, was a real pleasure to deal with, very professional.  
    Nicole Pomeroy - March 2017

  •   Great service, will be coming back soon!  
    Roger Summers | MD BETTA Buildings - February 2016

  •   We usually do cut roofs but after this job we will definitely be using your trusses.  
    Recent customer comment.

  •   A real pleasure to deal with and the speed it was sorted and delivered was spectacular.  
    Recent customer comment.

  •   This was a HS2 project requiring a lot of detail, your team were very helpful and dealt with all issues raised. A first class service, thank you.  
    Currall Lewis & Martin Construction Ltd - May 2018.

  •   “Delivery was on time and exactly as the order“   
    IBO Construction, Basildon - November 2018

  •   Thank you for a very good service.  
    Recent customer comment.

  •   I have always found Wyckham Blackwell to be very helpful and efficient.  
    John Brannigan - Beneficial Contracts - January 2017

  •   All round excellent service with the Floor and Trusses for design, technical support and advice. The ordering and production process was first class  
    Mark Mumford - April 2017