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Extensions Alterations
Timber Frame Construction
Specialist Joinery
Kitchen Design & Installation
Plumbing & Heating
Electrical Installations
Block Paving
Conservatories
UPVC Windows & Doors
Fascia & Soffits
Dry lining
Insurance Repairs
Local Businesses

From the initial concept, right through to the finished project, we can provide you with a complete construction service. 


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Timber Frame Construction

What is Timber Frame?

As its name implies, timber frame construction is a method of building which relies on a timber frame as a basic means of structural support. Framed buildings are often referred to as ‘lightweight construction’, but don’t be misled – like the skeleton in your body, it’s a precision engineered structure that is remarkably strong and durable. During construction, open panel timber frame is covered internally by plasterboard, filled with high performance insulation. Moisture/vapour barriers are incorporated and the outer leaf of the wall completes the structure. The outer leaf is typically stone, brick, render or timber to suit the local vernacular and planning requirements.

A truly ‘modern method of construction’, todays factory manufactured timber frame:

  1. Is engineered to the highest level of accuracy and quality Significantly simplifies on-site construction
  2. Promotes greater efficiency and supply chain integration
  3. Brings predictability and greater control to the construction process Meets and often exceeds all current building regulations
  4. Performs well in terms of fire and flood resistance Improves construction health and safety
  5. Has fewer defects and high customer satisfaction
  6. Is by far the most environmentally friendly way to build

We specialise in timber frame construction and we can achieve several different finishes to coincide with your requirements; Brick finish, pebble dash finish, etc.


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We operate primarily in the North East

Commercial

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Residential

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New Builds for Property developers

We will undertake all extensions and complete them from start to finish to your satisfaction.

Offices, Warehouse & Industrial Units

We provide construction services
for commercial clients on new build, refurbishment and fit outs.

Restaurants & Bars

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A Douglas Construction Ltd

Telephone: 0191 267 2277
Unit 9, Winnings Court Yard, Walbottle Road, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 9RU


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