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Concrete vs Timber Fence Posts

Forget Haye vs Bellew. Or Mayweather vs McGregor. There’s one slugfest that’s had fencing contractors and DIY-ers at loggerheads for years: concrete fence posts vs timber fence posts.   Some will swear by the hard-wearing characteristics of concrete. While others point to wood’s look and feel as evidence for its superiority.   There’s only one way […]

Now available at George Hill

We have a new product in store to let you know about – Barleystone block paving. You can view The Larchfield and Kingspave Cobble ranges on our website https://georgehill-timber.co.uk/shop/building-supplies/block-paving/. They offer a far more extensive range of colours than most manufacturers and at a very reasonable price. The products below are also now available in […]

Clean slate – or worktop

Now the weather is getting colder there’s less of the outside type jobs to do, or less inclination to do them. It may be that you or your customers are thinking about jobs around the house that don’t involve having all the doors and windows open. Autumn can be a good time to renovate the […]

Decking ideas for your garden

Well crafted decking is the perfect addition to any garden, particularly during the summer months. Compared to most standard patios, a deck made from high quality timber gives you a warmer feel, a softer touch than stone and adds a real touch of class to your home outdoors. Decking is versatile, easy to personalise and […]


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George Hill is a leading independent timber merchant and building supplies provider in the North West, with branches in Oldham, Manchester, Bolton and Blackburn. Founded in 1919 we’re family run, and have been for 98 years.

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