John Brash & Co
John Brash and Co Ltd is a specialist timber importer and manufacturer. We concentrate on specialist niche markets and aim to be the market leader in each product sector.
We are the UK's leading manufacturer of roofing battens and scaffold boards and the premier distributor of Cedar Shingles and Shakes. Exterior timber cladding, ‘long length’ carcassing, anti slip timber decking and landscape sleepers have recently been added to the product range. With over a century of experience (2005 was John Brash's centenary year) the company's services to the construction industry, especially the roofing and scaffolding sectors, are unrivalled.
John Brash & Co Ltd is a:
* SGS registered firm to ISO9001:2000
* Member of the NFRC (the National Federation of Roofing Contractors)
* Certified "Investor In People"
- John Brash & Co The Old Shipyard Gainsborough Lincolnshire DN21 1NG United Kingdom
JB Cedar Shingles chosen as a sustainable natural material for the roof of the visitor centre at Butser Ancient Farm, a Stone Age to late Roman archaeological research site in Hampshire. Canadian research organisations have identified that even with transport, cedar shingles still represent a net carbon sink, plus JB Cedar Shingles come from sustainably managed and PEFC accredited forests.
Citideck, a non-slip, smooth deck board from John Brash, has been specified for all raised walkways at the new Library Street housing development in South East London. Citideck offers clean lines and a natural appearance and is easy to clean due to its smooth surface. Good slip resistance is achieved by using a fine aggregate for Citideck’s anti-slip inserts.
The decked pontoon at Herons Quay, Canary Wharf is slip resistant, durable and stylish. John Brash AntiSlip Plus Classic was specified for this timber decking to replicate the look of a hard wood. The deck boards were treated to ‘Use Class 4’ to cope with the demands of a challenging salt water location on the Thames and JB Anti-Slip® inserts provide a non-slip finish exceeding the HSE requirements.
Project Study looks at the impact of John Brash Cedar Shingles for the roof covering on energy efficient homes, at the award-winning St Katherine’s Field development in Cradley. The Cedar Shingles, installed by roofing contractor Roofcraft, were specified by IE Developments working closely with their architects, Architype, who specialise in the design of highly energy efficient and eco-sensitive buildings based upon PassivHaus principles.
John Brash case study includes the role played by their Western Red cedar shingles and shakes in the construction of Sophie’s House in Hereford, a residential care home for the profoundly disabled, creating a sculptural curved shape. The building, designed by Paul Lodge of Jamieson Associates, won the ’Sustainable roofs - Shingle and Shakes’ at the recent Roofing Awards.