Welcome to Ashley Timber
Your Local Timber Merchant

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Ashley Timber Ltd

Trade and public welcome

We are the largest Timber Merchants in South Shields and have been based in the heart of the town center for 30 years now. We aim to provide the very best in service and price to our customers across the North East of England.

We stock a huge range of timber and building materials to suit any size project you may have, be it fencing, decking, rough timber, planed timber, Plywood, OSB, MDF and much more. Please feel free to browse our site and see what products we keep and how we can help you.

Skirtings & architraves

Skirtings, architraves, planed square edge timber and a variety of cladding and small mouldings to complete any job small or large, with large stocks and long lengths in stock you needn't look anywhere else

Plaster & insulation

We also keep various sizes of plasterboard, plaster and insulation products so that we can be your one stop shop


We deal with all the leading manufacturers of doors, we can offer an extensive range of design and sizes. XL joinery are our our leading partner

Sheet Materials

Sheet materials are our specialty, we keep a large range of Plywoods, MDFs, OSB, Veneered MDF, and much more

Timber Joists

We stock a huge range of timber joists in a variety of sections, from 2x2 right up to 9x3, we also stock a large array of lengths to suit any job. All our joists are C24 strength graded, imported and stored inside.


If you want to improve the outside of your house look no further we keep a full range of decking and fencing, with loads of sizes and variations to suit any budget​

Cutting Service

.We have a cutting workshop where we can cut timber to certain sizes and cut sheet materials to suit your needs or to get in a vehicle

You can now buy many of our stock products Online


We are certified as FSC® as part the Forestry Stewardship Councils' scheme to promote sustainable timber sourcing. Click below to see our environmental policy and FSC c
Environmental policy


We keep large amounts of stock on the ground so that you can get your job done straight away, as well as long lengths that other supplier can't keep!


We offer some really competitive prices on our products as well as cheaper prices on bulk quantities.

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Trade Form

We also offer trade discounts for people in the building and timber trade, please fill out the form below and either email or drop it into our shop or email it back to ustrade card form