Softwood Decking

We stock 28 x 145mm Treated Softwood Decking boards with reversible sides. This decking offers fantastic value for money making it a popular choice for decking projects. For our full range of decking sizes and patterns please contact us.


An extremely durable hardwood which is highly resistant to preservative treatment. The heartwood is olive-brown with lighter or darker streaks and a straight to irregular grain. Ipe’s appearance and durability make it one of the most long lasting and aesthetically pleasing forms of hardwood decking. Other hardwood decking available on request.

Yellow Balau

One of our main stocks for decking because of its excellent properties. Their natural durability, strength and hard-wearing qualities and ease of installation makes it ideal for machined decking.


Garapa (also known as Apuleia Leiocarpa, Brazilian Ash, Grapia, Amarealao, Marotoa, Muiratua, Muirajuba) is one of the finest quality hardwoods available that features a fine-grained timber that is light yellow to a warm golden hue. Garapa is an exotic hardwood that is resistant to rot, decay and insect attack. Garapa is naturally scratch resistant which […]


Tulip is another hardwood that appears predominately very light in colour ranging from white to pale olive green to brown. It has a straight grain and is generally low in weight. This timber is easy to work with and machines well. Common uses are in construction, furniture, doors, panelling and interior joinery.

American White Ash

American White Ash is very light brown, occasionally tinged with pale yellow, in colour and can be almost White (especially in sapwood). The grain of the timber is usually straight and among its most popular uses are for furniture, flooring, doors, architectural interiors and other high class joinery.


This African hardwood is golden-orange to brown in colour and is an excellent timber to use externally due to its high durability and low chance of movement. This hardwood is great for ship and vehicle building, garden furniture and related external joinery, although it is not entirely restricted to outside use as internal flooring and […]

American Black Walnut

Black Walnut is a popular choice for use in high class joinery that requires a timber full of character. Its colour can vary from a light greyish brown to deep chocolate brown with a purple tinge on occasion and is well known for its slightly open and wavy grain. Sap and Knots can occur quite […]

Far Eastern Meranti

This variety of hardwood is often used to give a ‘mahogany-like’ effect to internal and external joinery and timber products. Appearance varies from a light reddish pink to a darker red colouring with the density of the timber following suit in its’ consistency. Meranti is generally easy to work with and machines well making it […]

Oak (European & American White)

At E Roberts we stock both sawn European Oak and American White Oak. Both varieties share many of the same characteristics and are used in high class interior joinery, although European Oak tends also to be used in exterior joinery more so than its American counterpart. Colouring and grain appearance can vary depending on growth […]