Independent timber & builders merchants

friendly & knowledgeable

Based in Durham City

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

As of Wednesday the 15th April we will be taking orders for collection of essential supplies. Due to the current restrictions the following procedure applies.

- Orders must be placed in advance via email to sales@arbortimber.co.uk please include a phone number (alternatively ring 0191 378 2016 and leave a message we will call you back for the order).
- we will contact you to let you know when you can collect and to take payment by card over the phone. we will not accept cash at the minute
- There will be no customer access to the shop and yard, please drive to the back gate where we will meet you with your goods
- at the moment we are collection only no deliveries

This is here to protect our staff and you, there will be no exceptions. Please be patient with us as we will be working with limited staff we might not get back to you same day.
Thank you for your patience, we look forward to hearing from you

we will post updates on our facebook page @arbortimberdurham. 

Specialists in quality timber products & services to trade & public

Arbor Timber is an independent timber & builders’ supplier, based in County Durham, 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 and services with quick delivery for a competitive price to both trade and public.
Quality – ethical sourcing of hardwoods and quality wood materials. We keep an eye on trends, forecasting desirable timber products.
Service – a complete service from bespoke joinery including mouldings to a planning and fitting service. We are all qualified machinists and will cut to order while you wait. We have a full spray shop onsite for joinery and furniture.  
Speed – same day delivery / scheduled deliveries in line with project development, working with architects/builders/project managers to deliver when needed.
Price – fair and competitive. We will advise you on the right materials for the job for true value for money.
– founder David Kayll is a 3rd generation timber merchant. He has shared his vast wealth of knowledge with his team, developing their understanding, training and skills over the years. Arbor Timber has a visual grading service independently assessed by BM TRADA Certification


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 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. We 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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