WoodBlocX – innovating with Accoya™

WoodBlocX in Accoya™ WoodBlocX are excited to announce a new innovation that will extend the lifespan of all of our external structures. Accoya’s specially treated timber offers an unprecedented lifespan of 50 years. Accoya® wood is the result of decades of research and development that has brought together a long-established, extensively proven wood modification technique and leading-edge[…]

Urban regeneration and inner city greening

https://youtu.be/gfeGSB7rCEs WoodBlocX BALI award winning designs are setting new standards in sustainable architecture and redevelopment. One of our most recent projects at the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, London typifies our approach to urban regeneration and inner city greening. In our latest blog post, we ask: what are some the challenges that we face in[...]

The benefit of using sustainable landscaping solutions

The benefit of using sustainable landscaping solutions These days environmental concerns really matter to clients, not just in your own company, but also all the way back down the supply chain to where you get your materials. Sometimes it can be difficult to be sure where your timber is coming from, but by using a[…]

Design flexibility

Design flexibility Are you struggling with a design for a difficult area? Or do you need something a little out of the ordinary? Have you considered using a modular timber system such as WoodBlocX? Other options in these situations – notably sleepers if the client has specified a wooden product – could struggle with the[…]

How durable are WoodBlocX?

How durable are WoodBlocX? When building a project for a client, it’s good to be able to guarantee it for a number of years, and that’s where using a project from a specific supplier is useful. Whereas it might be difficult to calculate the lifespan of a raised bed or other construction made from timber[…]

Retaining Wall Durability

Retaining Wall Durability When it comes to retaining walls and terracing, safety and durability are the main concerns. Stone may be the obvious choice, but it is expensive, and many budgets simply cannot afford it. The cheapest option is timber boards, but these will warp and distort over time, are often impregnated with nasty preservatives[…]

The most flexible landscape design solution

What is the most flexible landscape design solution? Whether your project is big or small, it’s important to get the right look. While uniform is boring, unity is essential. Utilising repeated elements or the same materials can really bring a design together. When the planting is varied, using the same hard landscaping materials throughout can[…]