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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...

Banyon Wharf - Wenlock Road

Banyon Wharf - Wenlock Road

Ten storey Regal Homes residential development, Banyan Wharf - situated within the London borough of Hackney - has taken cross laminated timber (CLT) to new heights. Set to take the title of the tallest cross laminated timber residential building in Europe, Banyan Wharf is home to 50 one, two and three bedroom apartments – all sold off plan, prior to completion together with 1,190 square metres of commercial units.

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.

Essex University - Project Profile

Essex University - Project Profile

Designed to BREEAM Excellent standard by Lewis Hickey Architects, the site comprises of 228 bedrooms across 19 four-storey townhouses. Stewart Milne Timber Systems was selected for the timber frame contract, which is part of a wider project known as ‘The Meadows’, part of the University’s Knowledge Gateway site.

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