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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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All Hands on Deck For a Garden Update

Summer is quickly approaching, and the longer days and better weather means it won’t be long before our attention will be moving to spending time outdoors. This provides the perfect opportunity to think about improvements to make the most out of our garden space. Statistics have revealed that a well-maintained garden can add around 20% to the value of your property*, which equates to nearly £55,000 based on the current average UK house price**. With such promising statistics, instead of just adding some new flowers or plants to your garden this spring, why not add real value to your garden by including a spacious decking area that can become a useful, yet stylish space for entertaining? Decking is a great way of extending your indoor entertaining space to the outdoors, and offers a safe space for children to play in the warmer months. With one in seven Brits suggesting that the garden has added to the value of their property, there’s a great opportunity to make the most out of a simple garden area by adding a new decking feature. If you’re looking to move house it will make the area stand out to potential buyers, or alternatively it will impress guests visiting your home. Richard Burbidge offers a wide range of outdoor balustrading that can add a unique finishing touch to any decking area, and more importantly provide an additional safety feature that can offer families peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are protected in the garden. The most common outdoor decking balustrade is traditionally made from timber, but there is now a wide variety of styles designed to suit different home and gardens, and you’d be surprised at how much difference such a simple update can make. Metal and glass balustrading and spindles can be incorporated into a design to add a modern, luxurious feel to a simple decking area.  For homeowners looking for a traditional option, the Richard Burbidge classic balustrade range has a wide selection of choices including: the unique square baluster system, with its straight lines and defined angles; the round spindles option, for a simple yet stylish look; and the Colonial balustrade for an ornate finish which would add a stunning feature to any country cottage garden. For gardens needing a more contemporary update, there is the ultra-modern Fusion system, which adds a real wow-factor to any garden. The Fusion system is available with glass panels that reflect the highest level of modernity. The addition of a decking balustrade can add a beautiful finishing touch to a garden, making your outdoor space a useful yet safe area for entertaining and spending time in during the warmer months. Richard Burbidge has a wide range of range of decking balustrade styles available, view the full range here.   *https://www.propertypriceadvice.co.uk/home-improvements/how-do-gardens-affect-house-price#:~:text=The%20average%20Brit%20spends%2086,the%20value%20of%20your%20home. **https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/inflationandpriceindices/bulletins/housepriceindex/january2021.

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DIY: How To Fit Wainscot Wall Cladding

Each month we release an exciting how to guide, showing you how you can use mouldings to completely transform and renovate your home in a cost-effective way.  This month's guide we show you step-by-step how to fit wall cladding to wainscot level, using just wall cladding, and some basic woodworking tools and techniques. Wall cladding is an easy and cost effective way to add a whole new look to your home. Wall panelling creates an illusion of depth, height and character, that you just can't get with wallpaper or paint alone. This project can be customised to work with any décor, in any room. There’s an endless list of ways that you could choose to add your own creative flair. The step-by-step instructions, as well as a helpful infographic, can be viewed here.  Richard Burbidge products are sold throughout the UK, find your local stockist here. 

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