TRADA Technology is a world renowned independent research, consultancy and information provider for the construction industry. Its client base spans government and local authorities and the whole construction supply chain, from forestry and primary processing, to manufacturers, architects, designers, specifiers, engineers, contractors, builders and other end users of timber in construction, both in the UK and overseas.
It provides large and small scale structural testing, product testing and development, materials and product evaluation, design guidance, third-party certification and support, as well as on-site condition surveys, expert witness services and a wide range of training courses. Through its specialist Building performance division, it is an acknowledged expert in timber frame construction.
Projects undertaken in more than 50 countries around the world have ranged from forestry and primary processing to the design and use timber products in building and construction.
TRADA Technology is also a significant publisher of technical information, including several definitive guidance manuals on timber cladding, decking, timber frame construction and high performance wood windows.
TRADA Technology is the sole service provider for the Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA) and a member of the BM TRADA Group, an international, multi-disciplinary certification, testing and consultancy organisation.
- TRADA Technology Stocking Lane Hughenden Valley High Wycombe Buckinghamshire HP14 4ND UK
- 0845 5205514
- 01494 565487
TRADA Technology has carried out the annual safety inspection on a replica trebuchet belonging to Warwick Castle – the largest wooden trebuchet in the world. The 22 tonne, 18m high oak and ash siege engine was reproduced using drawings from the 13th century and is located below the South Front of the Castle. TRADA Technology’s safety inspection included monitoring fungal decay using a cherry picker to access the high level elements of the machine.
TRADA Technology is reporting that the first date for its new cross-laminated timber course is filling up fast. The course provides an overview of cross-laminated timber and looks at design principles and detailing, manufacture, hybrid forms, fire and disproportionate collapse, off-site pre-processing and shrinkage. The first cross-laminated timber course takes place at TRADA Technology’s HQ and has been introduced as an accompaniment to the company’s Innovative Timber Construction ...
TRADA Technology offers an extensive programme of training courses and online booking will make the process quicker and easier plus enable browsing to find suitable courses.
Young Black Ltd, distributor of collated fastening systems for the timber frame industry, is placing a number of CE Marked products on the market as part of CE Marking programme in partnership with TRADA Technology.
TTL Timber Grading courses will improve your grading skills and knowledge and reduce the risk of sending out stock that is non-compliant.