Cedar shingles and oak shakes are commonly used on churches across the South East and are ideal for both traditional and modern structures.
Versatile and attractive
Timber has always been one of nature’s more versatile and attractive materials. Rich in colour, western red shingles and shakes give any building a touch of individuality. Shingles and shakes are ideal for both traditional and modern structures. All of the imported cedar shingles and oak shakes we use are from Canada and the USA, where strict reforestation and forest management ensure the sustainability of a forest and its surrounding habitat. Cleft English Oak and French Oak Chestnut shingles and shakes give a longer lasting covering than Cedar. These are now used predominantly on historic restoration projects, but are also suitable for new constructions.