Our Heritage

Our Heritage

It all began in 1847. ‘Gabriel, Wade & English’ was formed and imported timber into the busy port of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The port is still used to import timber today, and English Brothers (as the company later became known) is still in Wisbech.

What We Do

What We Do

From design to planning and building regulations, our architectural designers will work closely with you to develop your ideas into a working concept and then into full-blown architectural plans ready for a planning application.

Design

Design

The advantage of working with a bespoke timber frame company is that your ideas can turn into reality without compromise. When we say ‘anything is possible’, we mean it.

Planning

Planning

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome is the planning process. After all, you can’t go ahead unless you have planning approval.

Building Regulations

Building Regulations

Your home will need to comply with Building Regulations, and we can prepare the Building Regulations application for you if you wish.

Your Frame

Your Frame

Your bespoke timber frame will be manufactured according to an agreed specification.

Joinery

Joinery

We’re fortunate enough to have highly skilled joiners in-house. This allows us to seamlessly integrate bespoke joinery features into your timber frame.

Bespoke Builds

Bespoke Builds

Formerly a supply-only timber frame company we have been persuaded by our clients to provide more. Much more.

Architects

Architects

If you are an architect looking to work closely with a timber frame manufacturer, then we should talk.

Self Build Shows

Self Build Shows

Self build shows are a must, whether you’re just at the early stages of considering a self-build, or whether you have planning permission in place and are ready to go we can’t stress enough how important it is that you attend one.