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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.
Trademark Oak staircase

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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Decorative Mouldings for DIY-ers

As we prepare to enter a new year, renovations and do-it-yourself projects are something that are always on people’s minds. Thanks to social media, the world is also currently in a DIY boom, with home improvements being documented all over TikTok and Instagram as the market continues to grow. Whilst we always recommend an installer for any big jobs that may be tricky or perhaps even dangerous, our collection of precision-cut, high quality, decorative mouldings can be easily applied at home as part of a DIY task. Mouldings can be used to apply decorative features to your home, hide gaps or joints in woodwork, add practical features to a room, such as a protective dado rail or used in woodworking joints. From wall panelling to skirting boards, our mouldings can be installed to create a small design feature or to totally transform a space. They are extremely versatile and can be finished in a variety of different ways to suit your home décor whether that be stained, varnished, oiled or painted. This is why they’re great to create feature walls, add cladding effects, form frames or even shelves. Our decorative trims can also help to add the finer details to a wall, ceiling or furniture. How-to Guides Not only are they useful for countless jobs around the home, but installation can quite often be pretty simple and therefore extremely cost-effective. That’s why we’ve put together several guides to make the fitting process even easier. Designed so that they can be fitted by any competent DIY-er, Richard Burbidge’s mouldings are easy to work with while providing the highest quality. Whether its installing wainscot wall cladding or fitting scotias, each guide talks you through step-by-step to ensure you can fit your mouldings efficiently. Browse through our guides on DIY mouldings: How to fit wainscot wall cladding How to fit scotia beading How to fit wall panelling Hot to fit a skirting board How to renovate plain doors

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2023 Trend Forecasting: Pink is Back

A rise in recent TikTok home improvement trends and interior design inspiration across social media has ensured that pink is back on trend. From shades of candyfloss and fuschia to rose and pastels, some are even calling this 'Barbiecore' following the buzz around the upcoming Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie. Due to this, pink is looking like the colour for 2023. Paired perfectly with sage greens and rustic interiors, pink hues can help create a contemporary or even retro feel in a space. From sofas and cushions, to licks of paint here and there, there are endless ways to introduce a pink colour palette into your home. Using Richard Burbidge’s decorative mouldings and stairparts, here’s our key advice for getting on top of this trend. Retro wall panelling Richard Burbidge’s decorative mouldings can be used to create wall panelling – whether it’s a small design feature or a full statement wall. From scotias to quadrants, there are precision-cut, high quality mouldings for every project. Decorative trims can also help to add the final details to a wall, ceiling or even furniture. So where does the pink come in? Well, it’s all in the paint. As 2023 approaches, just some of the go-to shades that are being forecasted range across hot pink, light blushes, deep rose and even earthy pink-red hues. A painted panelled wall, door, frame or even a shelving unit is a great way to add in a pop of colour. For more information on how to fit wall panelling, click here. Contemporary hallways Update your hallway and throw in a splash of pink, starting with stairparts. A great way to make a statement with the colour is to create a staircase that again, compliments pink wallpaper or paint. Combining stairparts from our collections is a great way to add a sleek design that looks professional and bespoke. Mixing both our Trademark and Immix ranges can add a traditional look amongst modern, innovative touches. Our Trademark stairparts have something to suit every budget, with a wide selection of beautiful timbers from oak, hemlock, pine and white finish. Whilst the Immix collection has a choice of easy to fit glass infills or stylist gun metal fittings that sit perfect amongst a contemporary pink background.

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