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At Richard Burbidge, we turn the ordinary into the inspirational. We are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of quality staircase parts, decorative timber mouldings and exterior balustrades and accessories.

Combining fantastic design with the finest craftsmanship

Established in 1867, family run Richard Burbidge has been passionate about the design, manufacture and supply of timber products for over 150 years. Today we offer a range of innovative products designed to transform your home; from contemporary stair systems to decorative mouldings to exterior balustrades in glass and metal. Our products are designed to be simple to fit, with a team of experts to advise on every aspect of planning, estimating and fitting as required.

We are dedicated to combining outstanding quality in design with precision engineering to create the best products sustainably and responsibly.

Passionate about the design, manufacture and supply of timber for over 150 years

Our extensive product collections range from traditional to contemporary, including a host of unique an innovative designs, all handcrafted to create showstopping results.

Our History
We’re continuously working to develop the next generation of high-quality, sustainable timber products.

Our meticulous attention to detail in precision, manufacture and design is further enhanced by our expert technical support from the first planning stages to completion.

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Crafting timber products sustainably.

At Richard Burbidge we feel privileged to work with this incredible natural resource every day and always champion supporting sustainable timber production. We are proud to hold an extensive list of environmental and sustainable accreditations.

Environmental Promise
We pride ourselves on our customer service which doesn’t just end when you have completed your purchase.

Our trusted team is dedicated to providing all the parts and know-how required to transform spaces, both inside and out. With more than 150 years of experience designing and creating solutions, we are renowned for helping you create stunning transformations, stunning spaces fuss-free.

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Environmental Action Group appointed to drive sustainability

We have recently appointed an internal Environmental Action Group to drive our sustainability goals and pledge for a greener future. Amid a turbulent year for the timber trade, Richard Burbidge has appointed an Environmental Action Group to drive our sustainability agenda with the aim to reduce carbon emissions. The impact of climate change combined with the pandemic and Brexit has had a huge impact on the timber industry, with shortages widely publicised and both builders and consumers struggling to get their hands on supplies. Thanks to our long-standing partnerships with domestic and international timber suppliers, we are proud to have been able to maintain a constant supply of certified material into the UK market during these challenging times. Our appointment of the Environment Action Group demonstrates our ongoing commitment to environmental best practice and environmental responsibility. The group is ISO 14001:2015 accredited which confirms its environmental management systems are complaint with the standard’s rigorous requirements. The Environmental Action Group is working towards the ultimate goal of reducing carbon emissions and is currently reviewing its environmental impact. From this, the group will ascertain a baseline and develop a carbon footprint management plan which sets clear measurable objectives, targets, and timescales to becoming net zero. We believe that all of the small changes we make at Richard Burbidge can have a big impact globally. We pledge to make our contribution to a more sustainable future.  The appointment comes as we launch our ‘Sustainability Month’ this September with a range of meaningful eco initiatives, including the launch of a partnership with COAT Paints. Designed using a water-based, low-toxin and solvent free formula, COAT Paints are also animal cruelty free and vegan, as well as being carbon neutral. Sustainability Month is an important initiative for us to help drive awareness of our brand as well as the importance of a sustainable timber trade to preserve the environment. Keep an eye on our website and social channels for more updates.  

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COAT x Richard Burbidge

We have recently teamed up with COAT Paints and our sister brand, Atkinson & Kirby to showcase some of the top sustainable home trends for this year and beyond. With sustainability and quality design at the forefront of our ethos, COAT was the perfect brand to partner with for this range of trend-led shades. Designed using a water-based, low-toxin and solvent free formula, COAT customers can choose from various shades for every interior scheme. COAT Paints are also animal cruelty free and vegan, as well as being Carbon Neutral. The brand offers innovative products like the peel & stick swatches that make it easy to try paint colours at home. On this, Rob Abrahams, Co-Founder of COAT Paints said, “It has been great to collaborate with a brand that not only gets us in terms of our trend-led approach but also shares the same values around sustainability and conscious topics too.” This partnership aims to make it simple for customers to select the perfect complementary paint shades to match their wall panelling and staircase transformations, as well as the ideal shades for flooring. The collaboration includes four key recommended shades from our trend collections – Japandi, Rustic Vogue, Vivid Zonal and Regal Revival with everything from earthy hues to rich jewel tones. We are also collaborating on a series of top tips, aiming to take the confusion away from picking the perfect paint shades for your home, with advice on preparing and painting wall panelling and making sure your paint colour compliments your flooring. Keep an eye on social for lots of content coming soon!

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