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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

1st January 2018

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 PEFC chain of custody scheme, monitored to ensure that timber used is certified as sustainable. (Certification No CATG-PEFC-506)
  • Operate a FSC® chain of custody scheme, monitored to ensure that timber used is certified as sustainable. (Certificate No CU-COC-851566)
  • 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 ensure that we keep up with legislation.

Stephen Thompstone
Managing Director 

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  •   The service was great and the product was great.  
    Nick Cushing - February 2016

  •   Just to a short note to say thank you for designing, and delivering the trusses on Wednesday. Your delivery driver was incredibly polite, helpful and courteous and is a great reflection of your company.   
    Steve Cook • Willmott Dixon - June 16

  •   My thanks to all those involved at Wyckham Blackwell with measuring, designing, manufacturing and delivering my roof trusses on time. This is, without doubt, a job well done and is very much appreciated.  
    Paul Jarvis- AMIMI- October 2017

  •   Innovative design and flexible service.  
    Ian Jamieson - November 2016

  •   "100 out of 100, It goes without saying we will hopefully be using you again in the near future."  
    Wates Construction, Nottingham - August 2018

  •   Many thanks for all your help with this job.  
    Recent customer comment.

  •   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

  •   Very happy my garage roof looks fabulous  
    Mr Harper , Coventry - April 2018

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

  •   I could not fault the service in any way, the advice was invaluable, and you kept me updated on production of the Trusses. Thank you!  
    Danny Gouveia - Solihull - September 2017

  •   Your Designer was very efficient and your Delivery Driver was exceptional  
    H Egginton Bromsgrove - June 2017

  •   They fitted like a glove, will be in touch for our next job.  
    Mike • Purchase Surveying Director B.E Barker Builders - September 16