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Trusted for Timber since 1804, we are celebrating 220 years of trading in 2024!
Trusted for Timber
Since 1804

Independent timber experts for over 200 years

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Bennetts has been trading in Grimsby since the early nineteenth century.

At that time Grimsby was a small fishing community situated by the mouth of the River Humber in the north eastern corner of Lincolnshire. During the 19th Century Grimsby grew rapidly with the development of the docks and the arrival of the railway.
Responsible Resourcing

We care about our responsibility to ensure that our stock and range of timber products are both legal and sustainable.

At Bennetts Timber we are proud that we have Chain of Custody status through the Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC ®) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC TM) Schemes.

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Free standard delivery over £120 (Incl. VAT) is available on all local orders.
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Any custom profile that you want to finish your job perfectly, we can sort it.
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Trusted For Timber
Since 1804


We're Timber Specialists!

For over 200 years, Bennetts Timber have been the go-to timber specialist in north Lincolnshire and surrounding areas. Now in its sixth generation, the family business is able to offer the best advice across all types of timber and its application.
  • Truely Independent
  • Sawmilling Available
  • 200+ Years Technical Experience
  • Nationwide Delivery
What Our Customers Say
1st class garden fencing made to order & delivered.
MH
A quick email to thank you and your colleagues for the excellent service I received and the excellent quality Siberian Larch TGV which arrived on Friday. The timber is of excellent quality and it was delivered on time and with no fuss, the Palletline driver was also very polite and accommodating.Thank you again and please pass on my gratitude to all your colleagues.
All delivered ok. Thank you very much for your attention to detail and all your help. Very much appreciated.
DS
An unusually impressive service received from all of Bennett's staff involved with my order for Siberian larch cladding, ranging from helpful advice at initial sales enquiry, attentive response in progress chasing, to a careful and considerate delivery driver who expertly placed the large pallet exactly where the customer wanted it!
MW -South Yorkshire
At last! I've found a timber merchant who treats you as a customer and not a nuisance. Great service, great timber and excellent prices.
JE
Best timber shop I've ever used. Good quality timber, very good value and incredibly helpful staff, cheers guys
DA
Excellent service as always!
Broughton Parish Council
First impressions are "WOW" - really sharply machined and only two nicks in the wood, in the whole lot! such a smooth finish, and the corner pieces look awesome - so thank you all very much!
NW
Good Afternoon. We just wanted to thank you for your help sorting the wood for my mums desk from her drawing. Also a huge thank you to the delivery driver who was so helpful and courteous to my mum. We will definitely be recommending you and using your company in the future. Kind regards
JB and CF
Great people to do business with, very knowledgeable, speedy service , product quality is superb and nothing is a problem. Great guys. thank you.
PW
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    Tell us as much as you can, and we’ll give you a call if we need any more info, or to offer you advice.
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Are you open to the public?

    Yes we are open to public and trade customers. Our Retail Counters at both our Brigg and Grimsby depots stock a wide variety of DIY materials in addition to the hundreds of timber products that we have available. Our friendly and experienced staff are always on hand to help and advise.

    Can I have an account?

    If you are a business owner…yes! Apply online now or phone 01472 350151 and ask for an application form.

    Can you apply finishes and treatments to your Timber?

    Yes, we can apply a variety of different stains and finishes, see our Painted and Pre-Stained Cladding section for more information!

    Can you get non-standard sizes and lengths?

    Yes! We can source non-standard sizes, longer lengths or cut down to desired lengths. Call us for more information on Grimsby 01472 350151 or Brigg 01652 658082.

    Do you deliver?

    Yes, delivery is an important part of our service. We offer free local delivery on all orders over £120, for delivery further afield charges will apply. See our Delivery Information page for full details.

    How do I apply for a Trade Account?

    It is easy to apply!

    1. Complete the on-line Trade Account application form (or download the form and take it into branch)
    2. Submit your trade references
    3. Submit the application form!
    How do I get a quote?

    Click here to get a quote now or phone us on 01472 350151 or 01652 658082.

    I need C16 or C24 graded timber, what is it and do you stock it?

    Timber must be graded if it is to be used in internal structural applications as stipulated by building regulations. Timber is graded to either C16 or C24. Here all the structural properties of the timber are quantified. Eg Species, Knot Size and Type, Slope of Grain, Tightness of grain, Compression Wood, Rot etc. C24 grade can only be achieved by imported timber. Homegrown timber from UK sawmills will make C16 only and so will have reduced span capability. At Bennetts Timber we stock C24 regularised timbers.

    I've heard of Scandinavian 5ths - what does this mean?

    Scandanavian 5ths (Vths) is a standard grade of joinery timber, more of a multipurpose grade which has a large variety of uses typically for flooring, skirting and architrave. Most PSE and mouldings are machined from 5th grade.

    Other grades such as 'saw falling' and 6th grade are available too. The lower grades tend to have larger knots and some defects.

    What are the benefits of a Bennetts Timber Trade Account?
    • Exclusive trade discounts.
    • Be the first to know about our latest deals, discounts and new ranges.
    • Buy at Trade prices when you shop in our branches (visit for a quote).
    • Payment terms - 30 days (with the credit account only).
    • Free delivery (within a 10-mile radius).
    • Support from our knowledgeable team.
    What are your opening hours?

    Our Retail Counters at both Grimsby and Brigg branches are open Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm, and Saturdays 8am until 12pm.

    Our friendly and knowledgeable colleagues are always on hand during these times to answer any questions or calculate your timber requirements. Or take advantage of our Timber Cutting Service, we will cut your timber or sheets to size while you wait.

    What does 'finished size' mean

    This is the actual finished size that your timber will come in. For example 47mm x 100mm C24 graded regularised timber has a finished size of 45mm x 95mm and that is the actual size it will come in, always look for the finished size rather than the nominal size.

    What does 'nominal' mean?

    Nominal size is the actual size of timber that the board is machined out of, in other words the finished product will have a smaller finished size than the nominal size. For example 47mm x 100mm C24 regularised graded is the nominal size, the finished size is 45mm x 95mm or thereabouts.

    What does 'unsorted' mean?

    'Unsorted' is the premium grade or best quality joinery timber where the lower grades have been removed, or sorted. Unsorted joinery is mainly used where a visible finish is important, such as doors, windows, stairs, skirtings and architraves. Unsorted has a low knot content, straight grain and smooth finish.

    What does CLS mean?

    CLS stands for 'Canadian Lumber Standard'. CLS was originally manfactured in Canada for use in the building of timber framed houses, hence its name. Over the past few years CLS has become increasingly popular in the UK for use as framing for stud walls and internal partitions as it is relatively cheap and easy to use with regularised or curved edges. The UK version is usually manufactured from European or Scandanavian softwoods and is graded to C16.

    What does PTGV'd mean?

    PTGV stands for planed tongue and grooved with a V joint. It may also be referred to as PMV which means Planed Machined with a V joint. Two different terms for the same thing! Oyr matchboarding is usually machined to PTGV, whereas floorboards are PTG.

    What is a Trade Account?

    We have two types of Trade Accounts:

    • Trade Cash Account.
    • Trade Credit Account.

    To apply for a credit account we will need to undertake all the relevant credit checks.

    The payment terms for the credit account is 30 days.

    You can use your Trade Account pricing in our Brigg and Grimsby Branches.

    All invoices and statements for both types of accounts can be received by email.

    What is OSB?

    OSB stands for oriented strand board. This is a widely used engineered wood board made using crossed layers of wood strands or flakes which are then compressed with adhesives to form a strong board. OSB can be used in many situations, particularly in flooring or roofing. It offers a cheaper alternative to plywood.

    What is PMV or PTGV?

    PMV stands for planed and machined with a V joint. It may also be referred to as PTGV'd which means planed tongue and grooved with a V joint. Two different terms for the same thing! Our matchboarding is usually machined to PTGV, whereas floorboards are PTG.

    What is PSE?

    PSE stands for Planed Square Edge. This is usually joinery timber (Scandanavian whitewood or redwood) that has been planed on all sides with square edges. In some parts of the UK this is referred to as PAR (Planed All Round).

    What is regularised?

    Although the sawing process is a lot more accurate than it was some years ago, by regularising the timber the end user can be sure that in whatever application, each piece will have consistent and "regular' size. It is also more visually appealing as it usually has curved edges, rather than straight.

    What offers do you have at the moment?

    We always have fantastic offers at Bennetts Timber; see our Special Offers section of our website for the latest promotions!

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