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Choose from a selection of building supplies, wood finishes & hardware, collect & pay in store or online via our secure service.

Expert advice

excellent service & products

Everything you need under one roof

craftsmanship at work

Joinery, fitting, finishing

We can do it all for you

Skilled & helpful

From traditional to modern

A wealth of experience

Why Choose Arbor Timber

Specialists in quality timber & DIY products to trade & public

Arbor Timber is an independent timber & builders’ supplier, based in Durham city, and run by a small team of experienced and knowledgeable staff.  Going beyond a simple ‘stock it and sell it’ approach, Arbor Timber provides best quality products, services and a full fitting service with quick delivery for a competitive price to both trade and public. From local builders, joiners, plasterers, keen DIY-ers, fencing fitters and contractors, public and private estates and landlords and increasingly self-build customers.

Quality – ethical, sustainably sourced soft and hardwoods; we keep an eye on trends for desirable timber products.
Service – a complete bespoke joinery, machining and painting service, from mouldings to planning and fitting. Our new spray shop uses the latest water-based paints to finish the look you want.
Speed – quick, scheduled deliveries to your site.
Price – fair and competitive. We will advise you on the right materials for the job with true value for money.
– founded by David Kayll, a 3rd generation timber merchant, he has shared his vast wealth of knowledge with his team, developing their understanding, training and skills over the last 22 years.


Arbor Timber can supply the raw materials you need to complete the job.

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We machine them

We cross cut, saw to size, plane and produce mouldings to your specification.

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We build them

From made to measure doors and staircases to new windows or a one-offs.

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We fit them

Our skilled team provides an efficient and professional service of lasting quality.

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What Arbor Timber Offers

Everything you need to do it yourself

Our bright and open showroom, refreshed and reordered for 2022, is a source of great inspiration for our customers. From raw materials, wood products and a selection of hardware, moulding, windows, doors, floors, staircases with samples on display, you will find the right supplies for your project. Alongside the showroom, we stock timber treatment and finishing products and brands that we know and trust, having tested each oursleves. Our team of highly-trained staff are always on hand to help and offer sound and honest advice.

A fully managed service

For jobs and projects that require more than simple supply, Arbor can provide a fully managed service. We can advise on the appropriate components required right through to preparing products ready to complete the job, either by your own trades or in partnership with our own installation team.  We can work with your builders and project manager to schedule delivery of suppliers for your job, ensuring accurate time management. Same day delivery offered.

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