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The History of Alsford Timber – Part 1 – 1808...


Established over 130 years ago in 1882, we’ve survived three major wars, weathered many economic crises, and laboured under six different monarchs. With a record of endurance like ours, it’s not hard to see why we at Alsford Timber really are the timber experts. Four generations of the Alsford family have grown the business from strength to strength, while all the time staying true to our founding values and traditions:

  • Quality and assurance at every stage of the business, from procurement right through to sale.
  • Providing high quality materials sourced from accredited suppliers.
  • Providing exceptional customer service.
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About Alsford

The largest Timber Merchant in the South East.

Alsford Timber has been around since 1882. Everything that makes up the modern world has happened in our lifetime - we've literally seen it all. Of course, there's been enormous change. From our humble beginnings selling timber and fencing in South West London, we've grown to become the largest timber merchant in South East England, with 18 branches across four counties we trade in Kent, Surrey, Essex, London, East Sussex and West Sussex. But we're still true to our founders' values of expertise and excellence in everything we do.

We've spent over 130 years creating the Alsford brand you see today. Because, like you, we believe in building things to last.

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