Primary - Providing marketable products: 2009 Whippletree

1. Project Title
Marketing quality English timber

2. List the main RWS theme(s) relevant to your project
Economic Development

3. Short Project Description
This Cambridgeshire specialist hardwood timber merchant is actively encouraging the use of English timber in preference to cheaper Continental oak.

4. Project Status

5. What has been undertaken to date?
The company has invested significantly in both its timber seasoning and processing capacities, whilst also up-rating its marketing capability with an impressive suite of literature and a website. Both marketing tools emphasise the quality nature of Whippletree's English timber and the merchant’s service. The company has also undertaken a direct mail programme aimed at architect’s practices in the region and local building contractors.

6. Contact Details
Hugh Smart, Managing Director Whippletree.
Telephone: 01763 208 966

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