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There’s nothing more natural than post and rail in a rural setting

We’ve been using timber of one kind another to mark boundaries or contain livestock since Adam was a lad – so much so that we probably take it for granted. This picture however reminds us that there is nothing more natural, functional or effective than post and rail fencing in a rural setting. Great British… Read more »

The Bridges of Worcestershire County

Iain and Alex Parker of Ross on Wye who trade as Bosbury Construction are following in a long line of father and son teams in the bridge building business. Whilst their projects may not quite be on the same scale as the Brunels or the Stevensons, they have nevertheless constructed 14 bridges at various points… Read more »

Chris Parry 1954-2015

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our transport manager Chris Parry. Chris was with Ransfords for 35 years in a number of capacities. He leaves a widow, Joy, three daughters, Devina, Lisa and Selena, and many grandchildren to whom our hearts go out. He was a well liked and respected colleague and… Read more »

Taking to the stage

It’s amazing how timber can transform a place. These are before and after shots of the landing stage at the Grange School Rowing Club in Cheshire where our timber has been used to provide the landing stage itself and the access steps. The British grown redwood timber is naturally durable and should give years of… Read more »

Much more than post and rail

Many customers know us for post and rail fencing, or boards, cladding or decking. Many might be surprised to know that we produce fine trellis fencing like that shown in this little project for a private home. Spruce trellis work, larch posts, all treated to our usual standard – and really tidy. You can download a… Read more »

Happy New Year from rural Shropshire

This picture was taken by our Operations Director Alistair Evans  during the Christmas shut down and it seemed to us as good a way as any of sending customers our best wishes for 2015. The steam drifting from the mill is coming from our drying plant where wet wood chips are dried and made ready for… Read more »