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Includes information on updated 2016 STA Terms and Conditions, Structural Timber Estimating Guide 2016, insurance, financial elements, market updates, technology and skills. Plus much more...

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Fixing our broken housing market

The proposals in this White Paper set out how the Government intends to boost housing supply.
Published in February 2017 by Department for Communities and Local Government
For more information download or visit https://www.gov.uk
 

Farmer Review

This review adopts a structure of evaluating the construction industry’s current and future state which has a strong medical process analogy
Published in October 2016 by Construction Leadership Council
For more information download or visit www.cast-consultancy.com
 

Annual Survey of UK Structural Timber Markets

Annual survey of UK structural timber markets
Market report 2015
Prepared by Egan Consulting (November 2016)
 

Timber Frame Pocket Guide

Available to STA Members only!

This pocket book presents best practice site checks to deliver good build quality for low rise domestic timber buildings.

(August 2016)

 

SIP Pocket Guide

Available to Members Only!

This guide offers generic advice on the assembly of the SIP, timber frame, timber floors, roof components and follow on trades, such as dry lining and cladding.

(August 2016)

 

Structural Timber Estimating Guide

This guide uses the methods utilised by surveyors and cost managers and aims to allow evaluation of the specification in both an elemental and inclusive way that will enable comparison with other forms of construction. The guide also aims to explain the benefits and value that can be brought to a project from the structural timber specifications included.

(March 2016)
 

Standard Terms and Conditions for the design, manufacture, supply and erection of structural timber frame products for self-build projects

For STA Members Only!

Standard Terms and Conditions for the design, manufacture, supply and erection of structural timber frame products for self-build projects

 

Standard terms & conditions for the design, manufacture, supply and erection of timber frame products

For STA Members Only!

Standard terms & conditions for the design, manufacture, supply and erection of timber frame products

(February 2016)

 

Standard terms & conditions for the supply of timber frame products

For STA Members Only!

Standard terms & conditions for the supply of timber frame products

(February 2016)

 

Guidance Notes for Supply and Erection Terms

Guidance Notes for Supply and Erection Terms

Available to STA Members only!

(February 2016)

 

CDM Regulations 2015

 CDM Regulations 2015- A simple guide to compliance

 

Builders Profile Premium Membership Discount Available for STA Members

The STA has become a member of Build UK - this, in turn, means our members are eligible for use of Builder's Profile.
 

Go Construct Federation Briefing

An exciting new initiative, launched on 16 September, facilitated by CITB and developed with more than 400 construction employers, schools, colleges, local government organisations and those with a passion for construction.

 

Research into Offsite MMC in Housebuilding

The 'Research into Offsite Modern Methods of Housebuilding' report compiled by Homes for Scotland addresses barriers to offsite in housebuilding.
 

More Homes through manufacture report

The 'More Homes Through Manufacture' report published by The Housing Forum supported by the Hyde Group - published May 2015
 

STA - Why Timber Frame?

A guide to the benefits of timber frame construction
 

The Timber Industry - Growing our Low-Carbon Economy

The Timber Industry - Growing our Low-Carbon Economy Report - published on 20/10/2014
 

CBI. Scotland

Independence White Paper 2013 - Additional Questions
 

Pye Tait Consultants

'Technology and skills in the construction industry' research
 

Building Low Carbon Homes

Guide 4. Timber Frame. Richards Partington Architects in association with Saint-Gobain. 
 

STA Living in a Timber Frame Home

An essential guide for anyone investing in a new timber frame home or considering purchasing a timber frame property. 
 

STA & Lucas Fettes the professional Alliance

Professional Services from Lucas Fettes & Partners – Approved insurance broker to the STA
 

Lucas Fettes Risk Services

A useful Guide for all projects on Health & safety and employment law risk management from Lucas Fettes & Partners

 
 
Lucas Fettes
Mary Riley Associates
Pocket Guide
Kiwa
Ecobuild
Homebuilding and Renovating Show