Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of national restrictions in England from Monday 4th January, International Timber can confirm that we will remain open and will continue to trade with COVID-secure measures in place throughout the business.


Kilning ensures effective moisture removal with substantially shorter drying times and greater control of degrading, with no seasonal or climatic variations. It also strengthens the wood, make it more workable and obliterating any existing fungi and insect infestations.

International Timber operates a total of seven kilns at our Parkend site in Gloucestershire, in action 365 days a year.

With the focus on safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability, we continue to research and invest in new methods and materials to keep our processes at the forefront of technology.



The moisture content of timber can have a profound effect on its performance. Kiln drying is essential for joinery and construction hardwoods and also for clear softwoods that are to be used inside

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