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Timber Merchants in Essex - Timber, Decking & Fencing Supplier

F H Ives Ltd is a traditional Timber merchant based in Wickford, Essex.  Established in the 1940’s by Fred Henry Ives, the family business is now in its third generation.  We pride ourselves on offering both traditional and modern day timber products with good old fashioned customer service.  Our knowledgeable team of staff have over 150 years combined experience with us.

Being a small independent timber merchant in Essex we are able to remain competitive and flexible to the needs of our customers. We are continually price checking and updating our products to secure the best deals with our suppliers so that you can shop with peace of mind that you are getting the right timber products at the best price.

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We sell an extensive range of timber, decking and building materials to the trade and public alike.  Whatever, your building/home or garden improvements, it is more than likely FH Ives timber merchants can help.  Simply provide us with the dimensions and we will work out what you will need in terms of materials, as well as any tools to complete the project.

We have our own on-site Mill to ensure a speedy turnaround of sawn timber and deliver wood daily, not just to Wickford but also Basildon, Rayleigh Chelmsford Billericay and all over Essex.  Alternatively, you can visit our Timber Yard and collect your goods, our staff will even help bring your timber to your vehicle.

Our DIY Shop stocks most products you are likely to need for any building/DIY jobs, including essentials such as nails, screws, paint, stains, etc.  So whether you are looking to build an estate of new homes or simply improve your own home or garden; visit us first for not only the right products but useful, relevant advice too.

Whether you are a professional builder, tradesman or first-time DIY, F H Ives timber yard will have the right products for you at a competitive price based on our long established time in the building trade. 

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Posted: 2020-06-29

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Railway Sleepers in Stock
Posted: 2017-05-17

Treated Railway Sleepers available in green or brown
200 x 100 mm
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Railway sleepers in stock
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Opening Hours

We are open 6 days a week.
Monday to Friday 8.00 am - 5.00 pm 
Saturdays 8.00 am - 1.00 pm. 

209 - 215 Southend Road, Shotgate, Wickford, Essex  SS11 8PG

Tel:  01268-732373 & 01268 732688