About Us

From a small Oak merchant nestled in North Shropshire. To the largest European Oak stockist in the country.

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An Established Family Business

Border Hardwood Limited was formed in June 2001. Originally incorporated by David and Anne Bevan-Jones. David had a vast experience within the trade, spanning back to 1964. His Father Eric Bevan-Jones owned Llangadog sawmills in South Wales.

Charlie Bevan-Jones was appointed as secretary on the 1st June 2003, and appointed as a director on 22nd April 2004. Charlie bought the company at the end of 2004.

The Leading Oak Supplier in the UK

The company has evolved hugely over the last 2 decades, from a small Oak merchant nestled in North Shropshire. To the largest European Oak stockist in the country. With over 25 members of dedicated staff working solely in the pursuit of importing, delivering, grading and supply of high quality European Oak.

With hundreds of products available. Border Hardwood supply every European Oak product from Oak flooring to Oak frames. One of the few remaining merchant who trade and stock large volumes of waney edged boules/logs. Through and through sawn production is a large part of the business. The state of the art mill allows in house milling, cutting and machining. This allows the production and quality to be controlled in house. Two new Hundegger machines allows sectional machining of up to 350×300. With newly installed 6 head moulder and spindle moulders operated by experienced machinists insuring high quality profiling on site. Operated 4 band saws converted Air dried beams and Fresh sawn beams, with dedicated quality control personnel and highly experience sales teams Border Hardwood is the leading Oak supplier in the UK.

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Commitment to Sustainability

Award winning Border hardwood Limited stated mission statement is “The supply of high quality sustainable European Oak products”. Incorporating the tagline ‘The sustainable choice, where it doesn’t cost the earth’. Dedicated sustainability officers track and trace PEFC/FSC certified timber. Adhering to the UKTR. This guarantee, that we trade in sustainable Hardwoods is only part of our commitment. The race to net zero, the challenge and long term goal of being carbon neutral. Border Hardwood have won awards in sustainability. The rain water harvesting systems to wash vehicles, and biomass boilers to heat the kilns and offices. A commitment to electric only company cars by 2028. Large investments in Photovoltaic modules to allow the generation of electric for a cleaner future.

The supply of prestigious projects, from the House of Lords to HMS Victory. We also supply the general public from Oak kit frames to self build entire houses to fire wood. Border Hardwood cover all aspects of the sector with sustainable, efficient, quality European Oak.

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Border Hardwood Limited annually donates/supports various charitable causes.

This is a developing part of the business – currently we are looking into the development of a foundation specifically supporting the education and support for Asthma sufferers. We also support charities involved with all aspects in relation to young people.

If you have any suggestions or requests for our consideration please do contact us directly.