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Structural timber is the fastest growing
construction method in the UK


75% of self-builders use timber as their
primary method of construction


Timber is increasingly becoming the building
material of choice for private and social housing


CLT and glulam is the fastest growing
modern method of construction for retail applications

The STA is currently the country's leading timber organisation, which represents a wide membership of businesses and people involved in construction using engineered timber, from across the UK.

The STA leads the industry on quality, health & safety, education, technical knowledge and customer service. The STA's activities include seminars, factory tours, research, provision of information, networking, advocacy and discussion.

*** Structural Timber Awards - Book your table now! ***STA_Logo_2016_CMYK

The Structural Timber Awards reward outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic people that are promoting excellence in structural timber across the UK.  The Awards will be presented at a high profile dinner on 19 October 2016 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham attracting over 500 national business leaders and high profile decision makers from the construction industry.  Booking your table is easy! Simply head to but hurry- bookings are going fast!

Latest Projects...

Riverlight, London

Riverlight, London

During the early 19th Century, a large section of the South Bank of the River Thames, London, comprised small wharves, docks and other industrial uses. In more recent years, the site has been used as a delivery depot, however, it is only now that the value of the site has been realised as a prime mixed-use location.  Situated at a point where Nine Elms Lane moves away from the river and runs inland, the Riverlight development is a £200 million mixed-use scheme, designed to enhance this area of the South Bank, London. Incorporating residential, commercial and hotel uses and providing an attractive retail frontage along Elms Lane, together with a dock inlet and new pedestrian links to the waterfront.

Commonwealth Games - Case Study

Commonwealth Games - Case Study

The Athletes’ Village, situated in Dalmarnock at the heart of the Clyde Gateway urban redevelopment programme, represents a £150 million investment and is the most significant housing led regeneration initiative in the UK.

Technology:  Timber Frame Supplier:  CCG OSM Sector:  Commercial

Status: Completed

Furness Academy - Case Study

Furness Academy - Case Study

Furness Academy has been hailed as a ground-breaking project - one of the largest educational facilities to be developed in the UK, using cross laminated timber (CLT), as the core structural component. From conception to completion, this evaluation incorporates input from all contributors, with the aim of demonstrating the successful collaboration of specialist organisations working together professionally and coherently at all levels to ensure the safe delivery of an outstanding project - on time and within budget. The Academy has achieved outstanding environmental performance for the structural frame with sequestered carbon values of -1395 tonnes of CO2e.

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