Softwood timber products for trade, self build and retail customers

Empsons brings you the broadest and most comprehensive range of softwood species and grades to cover all your timber requirements. A core range of softwoods are held in stock.

As well as standard products, bespoke requirements are our specialty, with machining, grading and treatment facilities. Because of our long-standing alliances with the global brand leaders in softwood production, we can assure our customers of consistently high quality products, supported with sound environmental credentials,  FSC® and PEFC (PEFC/16-37-996) certifications.

Just some of our extensive product range:

  • PSE
  • Sawn carcassing
  • Whitewood
  • Redwood
  • Prime Joinery Grade
  • Door linings / casings
  • Architrave
  • Handrail / Picture rails
  • Beading
  • Window-board
  • Guttering
  • Angle / Fillet
  • Scaffold Boards
  • Cladding

We bring your ideas to life – delivering the whole process first time, on time.


Empsons use Accoya for all aspects of external joinery. Extensive laboratory and field testing by leading institutes around the world (including in New Zealand, USA, UK, Sweden, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Netherlands and Japan).

Being Environmentally Friendly

Increasingly producers and customers alike have become more aware of their responsibility to ensure all products we use are sourced legally and sustainable to produce.

Trade Accounts

Need an account? We aim to get applications for a Empsons Credit account processed the same day. Sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, self builds we only need your company details or company registration number to reach a decision.


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