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23 10, 2020

Wood durability; Heartwood & Sapwood

2020-10-23T13:00:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Charltons News|0 Comments

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 [...]

9 10, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 10, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

12 08, 2020

Hot weather & Gates

2020-08-18T11:14:25+01:00August 12th, 2020|Gate Care, Gate Treatment, Gates & Hot Weather, Twisting gates|0 Comments

Timber gates are a natural product and respond to the conditions that they are in, particularly heat and humidity. This really hot weather that we have been experiencing, can cause wood to twist especially if one side of the gate receives more sunlight than the other. Wood is a hygroscopic [...]

18 07, 2020

Privacy, Security & Kerb appeal

2020-08-20T11:02:32+01:00July 18th, 2020|Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Made in Britain|Comments Off on Privacy, Security & Kerb appeal

Whether you live in a traditional country house or an ultra-contemporary building, adding a wooden gate is a guaranteed way to add privacy & security, kerb appeal and value to any property. Not only do they add extra levels of privacy & security, making it harder for any unwelcome guests [...]

17 07, 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|0 Comments

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 [...]

15 07, 2020

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|Comments Off on Landscaping with Rustic Sleepers

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 [...]

10 02, 2020

Gate Safety and Automated Gates

2020-02-11T16:54:32+00:00February 10th, 2020|Automated Gates, Courtyard Gates, Driveway Gate, Electric gates, Gate safety, Security|Comments Off on Gate Safety and Automated Gates

Charltons recommends that a qualified installer fits automated gates and supports Gate Safety Awareness. For more information click the links below http://www.dhfonline.org.uk/about.htm http://gate-safe.org/ An automatic gate is ideal for high levels of convenience as well as security. The majority of Charltons Courtyard Gates and some 5 Bar gates can be [...]

16 10, 2019

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

2019-11-04T11:16:02+00:00October 16th, 2019|Charltons News|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 10, 2019

Celebrating Grown in Britain week

2020-03-03T14:44:49+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Grown in Britain, Made in Britain, Rustic Sleepers, Sustainability|0 Comments

Charltons are proud to be part of Grown in Britain week. Grown in Britain certification trademark proves products are British and what you buy is not imported. All of Charltons Fencing and landscaping products use British timber, sourced as locally to us as possible. Timber and wood products labelled with [...]

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