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October 2020

Wood durability; Heartwood & Sapwood

2020-10-23T13:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Charltons News|

Often, when reading information about timber products the word "durability" is mentioned. What does this actually mean? What is wood durability? Mature trees all contain Heartwood which is an inner core and this is surrounded by an outer layer known as Sapwood.  Sapwood is new wood. It is like a [...]

Celebrating Grown in Britain Week

2020-10-09T13:57:39+01:00October 9th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, landscaping products, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sustainable Timber|

Charltons are once again celebrating Grown in Britain Week by planting 30 trees in SW England via the Carbon Footprint Scheme. Click here to see our Certificate. Only the Grown in Britain logo guarantees that timber has been grown legally in the UK in accordance with the UK Government Timber [...]

Keeping your Home Safe!

2020-10-07T11:28:21+01:00October 7th, 2020|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Garden Gates, Security, Side gate|

Charltons are an official supporter of National Home Security Month - Keeping our homes safe! National Home Security Month begins with a focus on door security! With 5% of burglaries taking place due to an unlocked door! No one likes to think about the potential of forced entry and theft [...]

July 2020

A wooden gate – 5 reason why to buy one

2020-08-21T12:08:05+01:00July 17th, 2020|5 Bar Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Garden Gates, Made in Britain|

Appearance, Function, Security, Versatility and Environmentally Friendly! What better way to make the first impression of your property memorable than a beautifully crafted wooden gate. A gate is often the first thing visitors see. Its appearance can define expectation of what lies ahead by giving a good or bad first [...]

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers

2020-07-17T08:58:56+01:00July 15th, 2020|Charltons News, Grown in Britain, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sleepers, Sustainability, Sustainable Timber|

Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers is a must for any garden! Manufactured using more , the Rustic sleepers are also pressure treated. They are easy to use, versatile and make a great addition to any garden. Manufactured using more durable sustainble redwood timber they are Certified as being Grown in Britain [...]

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October 2019

Congratulation AJ, 90 and over 75 years in the business!

2019-11-04T11:16:02+00:00October 16th, 2019|Charltons News|

AJ Charlton’s and Sons Ltd  celebrated AJ's 90th Birthday on the 15th October AJ Charlton’s is a family business founded by Frank Charlton in 1903 originally formed to supply timber pit props for nearby coal mines. The Business was passed to his son Ferdinand who expanded further into the coal [...]

September 2019

August 2019

Installation of new Farleigh Hardwood Driveway Gate

2020-03-09T09:21:05+00:00August 30th, 2019|Automated Gates, Charltons News, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Made in Britain, New Product|

I am sure you will all agree that the first installation of our new Farleigh hardwood driveway gate design looks fantastic! It creates great kerb appeal and aesthetics for the house behind. When it comes to creating a driveway gates, you are hard to better the effects that Iroko produces. [...]

July 2019

Sustainability and the environment.

2019-12-19T12:29:32+00:00July 25th, 2019|Charltons News, Sustainability|

Sustainability and the environment are important to Charltons; as a result nothing goes to waste!  By-products are recycled from the manufacturing processes.  Sawdust goes to local farmers Off-cuts for firewood Bark/mulch as soil improves (alternative to peat) An onsite partnership supplying Green Forest Renewables with wood chips for Biomass fuel. [...]

June 2019

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