WL Wests and Sons

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West & SonsW L West & Sons Ltd have been based in West Sussex since 1865. Indeed census records indicate that the Great Grandfather of the current family go back further than that in the timber industry, probably to Horatio Nelson’s time! So great experience in timber.

We pride ourselves in working with our customers in helping with their timber demands and creating partnerships.

Mainly working with hardwoods and specialist softwoods, we are able to supply timber as a raw product, machine profiles to new design or to match for restoration work.

Our portfolio includes:

  • West & SonsMachined and Profiled Timbers
  • Hardwood Worktops and Bartops
  • Hardwood Flooring Constructional Beam Oak and Douglas Fir Cladding – Waney edged and profiled
  • Country Doors
  • Decking
  • Fencing – supplied and installed
  • Oak Field Gates
  • Bespoke Entrance Gates …….. and the list goes on.

West & SonsW L West & Sons Ltd – Big enough to cope, Small enough to care – a family run business

Contact us with your project 01798 861611   sales@wlwest.co.uk



Nortwood Forestry

Northwood ForestryNorthwood Forestry Ltd are proud to sponsor West’s Wood Fair.

Grown in BritainNorthwood Forestry and Sawmills was started in 1983 and has grown into one of the most reputable sawmills in the South East. It is one of the few remaining fully operational sawmills in the area, cutting the vast majority of its timber on site. Our team of experts have, collectively, over 200 years of experience in the timber trade to draw upon. Although we are known specifically for our oak products, we also supply other hardwoods and native softwoods, all of which come from sustainable sources and are both FSC and PEFC certified. We are a supporter of “Grown in Britain”.

Raw productThe majority of our timber is sourced from local estates, where it is converted from the tree to the finished product in our sawmill, using as low a carbon footprint as possible. We are able to maintain our high quality and standards as all procedures from sawing, air-drying, and kilning, to machining the finished product, are carried out on site using our state-of-the-art equipment.

At Northwood we work with architects, building contractors and the trade, as well as private individuals. They all demand the finest quality timber products for their projects- we deliver exactly that. We can fulfil all your timber requirements, from freshly sawn and air-dried construction timber to kiln dried joinery, together with a full range of Osmo and Blanchon supporting finishes.Finished article

For further information, contact our Knowledge Centre on 01798 813029, or


Covers Builders Merchants

Covers - Timber & Builders MerchantsCovers have supplied a diverse range of timber and building materials to a wide spectrum of customers for over 160 years. With thirteen branch locations spread across the South of England, we are well situated to supply your timber and building materials from our extensive range of over 25,000 product lines.

Covers - Quarry LaneAt Covers we import timber directly from the source and we have timber mills equipped with the fast and flexible wood working machinery to produce quality joinery and mouldings. Stress grading, house lot packages and preservative treatments are also available on request.

We have built our reputation by offering our customers a comprehensive selection of quality timber and building materials at competitive prices.

As part of our ethos, as a private family company, we aim to offer you an unrivalled customer service package provided by our team of experienced, knowledgeable staff and delivered directly to you promptly by our extensive fleet of vehicles.

Make Covers your first choice.


English Woodlands Timber Ltd

English Woodlands Timber

English Woodlands Timber LtdEnglish Woodlands Timber are proud to sponsor West’s wood fair.

We are a sawmill and timber merchants specialising in sourcing, conversion and
supply of English & European hardwood & softwood products.
Waney edge boards of brown oakWe supply beautiful woods to enhance and add value for every part of the build process. Our wood is good for cladding, decking, structural work, landscaping & other exterior use through to joinery / bespoke interior fitout / flooring / fine furniture use. We offer service, supply & price that match individual needs & wants.
We are friendly, accommodating, experienced & knowledgeable in all areas of timber supply and our aim is to find the best, most economical solution for you, our customer, whatever the size or type of project.

If you need a timber supplier who works for you, call us on 01730 816941.