If you are considering building a timber frame home, it’s worth carefully considering how the attic space will be used before the design stage. Attic space can not only provide you with more living space, but it can also increase the value of your home. Consider whether to use the space as an extra bedroom, […]Read more
Downturn? It’s all on the up at Target Timber!
As a managing director of Target Timber Systems, it would be wrong of me to say that our business has not felt the economic effects of Covid 19 and Brexit. Over the last three years, price increases in building materials, particularly timber, have affected many in our industry in one way or another. If […]Read more
Target Timber chosen for £10M green homes development
We are thrilled to announce that Target Timber Systems has been selected to design, supply and construct timber frame systems for 20 new eco-focused homes to be built in West Sussex. The new development will see a range of detached and semi-detached eco-friendly homes constructed using sustainable timber frame systems that give outstanding levels of […]Read more
Right place, right time for timber frame
When choosing the best material for a building project, all kinds of factors need to be considered; the building type, what the building will be used for, the location, and even the land. Equal to the feasibility of materials is their environmental impact. As a manufacturer of sustainable timber frame systems, we’re naturally biased toward […]Read more
Timber frame annual review and trends for 2023
People and businesses have faced a barrage of challenges this year – the fallout of a multitude of global issues. But at Target Timber, we’re optimists and while there are still some obstacles ahead, we want to look at the positives for our business and the wider timber frame industry. We’re pleased to say that […]Read more
Timber frame systems score 10/10 for new house building
There’s been a shift change in recent years – one that has been long awaited. Timber frame construction is on everyone’s lips, even those hard-liners that said that masonry will always be better than timber – they were wrong. The government is helping to lead the march to build 300,000 new homes each year in […]Read more
What are the advantages of closed panel timber frames?
Any good property developer or house builder today will be fully aware of the latest and most efficient and cost-effective methods of construction – the primary one being off-site manufacturing of timber frame systems. Pre-fabricated timber frame systems offer many benefits, not least quicker build times, lower costs, less labour, and less waste. However, one […]Read more
How long does it take to build a timber frame house?
Increasing numbers of property developers are choosing to build new homes using timber frames for two primary reasons; they understand the importance of building with eco-friendly and sustainable materials, and they know that they can build their new homes in less time for less money. There are many other benefits associated with self-building a home […]Read more
What types of buildings can timber frame be used for?
What types of buildings can timber frame be used for? Timber is one of the oldest known methods of building which can be traced back thousands of years. Both here in the UK, and across Europe, many early timber frame or half-timber frame buildings are still standing today, a testament to the strength and resilience […]Read more
Why timber frame is the natural choice for Part L compliance
It’s been a long time coming, but for those of us that live and breathe the magic of timber, we’re relieved and excited to see new changes to Part L of Building Regulations that came into effect in June 2022, and for timber to be recognised by the government as a solution to future housebuilding. […]Read more