Wooden Sleepers are large rectangular timber beams that are commonly referred to as Railway Sleepers, because of their historical usage along the railway network, as a support for the tracks (they have now been predominantly replaced by concrete alternatives).

Whether you are keen to have a piece of British history in your back garden, or just want to create an eye catching feature, Timber Sleepers are an excellent alternative for raised beds, edging (which can look fantastic with decorative aggregates), play areas for children, distinctive steps and/or walkways.

We sell both hardwood and softwood sleepers. Reclaimed Sleepers are commonly treated with creosote, however it is now more common for softwoods to undergo green pressure treatments that are friendlier to the environment. Oak and Tropical Hardwood Sleepers don’t generally need treatments, as they are durable timbers that are resilient against ground moisture.

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Sleepers (Mini) 200mm x 100mm

£18.00 inc VAT

Lovely treated softwood that will achieve an attractive silver grey finish with the bleaching effect of the sun within 3 – 6 months, perfect for all garden uses, water features, decking, patios, raised beds, borders etc. Beautiful straight edges. The treatment is completely safe for children and pets alike.

Sleepers (New) 250mm x 125mm

£26.40£48.00 inc VAT

Lovely treated softwood that will achieve an attractive silver grey finish with the bleaching effect of the sun within 3 – 6 months, perfect for all garden uses, water features, decking, patios, raised beds, borders etc. Beautiful straight edges. The treatment is completely safe for children and pets alike.

Sleepers (Reclaimed)

£26.40 inc VAT
Reclaimed sleepers are exactly that, they have been lifted of the railway lines, had the metal work removed, been graded then packed. We only sell grade 1 sleepers. There are a mix of species of timber throughout the sleepers.
Please note that these sleepers were pressured treated with creosote and are treated to last. Creosote will mark and spoil your clothes and shouldn’t be allowed to come into contact with your skin. Please use safety work wear whilst handling this product.