Welcome to Snows Timber

Snows Timber have been supplying Merchants and Manufacturers of Timber and related products for the past 200 years. The company began as a small coal and wood merchant in Glastonbury back in the 1800’s, fast-forward to now and we import, process and distribute over 1000 timber products from 3 distribution centres across England and Wales.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do and we aim to deliver success together. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships to ensure we provide a tailored service to meet a variety of needs. Our customers only need to contact our dedicated, central team, who are on hand to offer high quality service, every time.

Product quality and development is high on our agenda, we are constantly adding new products to the range, and improving production capabilities to ensure market and customer demands are met. This enables us to offer a whole range of difference services, including Timber Treatment, Milling to Order and Strength Grading. Find out more about our services here.

You can also be reassured that 99% of our wood material is FSC and PEFC certified, meaning you are using sustainably sourced timber on all of your projects.

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Meet the Management Team

Snows Timber Management Team

Snows Timber is one of the top four timber companies in Britain, providing wholesale wood products to builders’ merchants, timber merchants, garden building and shed manufacturers, and to the joinery manufacturing and constructions sectors. 

An 'Investors in People' employer, we employ over 200 people.

Managing Director

Ian joined Snows in April 2017 having previously held the position of Operations Director with Bradfords Building Supplies. Ian’s earlier career saw him working within the Travis Perkins Group where he was MD of TP Midlands, MD PTS & MD Group Trade Parks & Managed Services.

Ian Church

Managing Director

Operations Director

Bob Kirkland joined us in June 2017 as Operations Director. Bob has worked in an Area Director and Special Projects role for St Gobain (Jewson), Regional Director and Management for Travis Perkins and Management in Wolseley.

Bob Kirkland

Operations Director

Sales Director

Sandra Cheyne joined Snows October 2017 as Sales Director. Sandra has previously held senior positions with Holland and Barratt, Phones4U, Durham Pine, Bensons Beds and most latterly Furniture Village.

Sandra Cheyne

Sales Director

Supply Chain & Logistics Director

Craig joined Snows as Supply Chain and Logistics Director from Bis Henderson Consulting where he was Operations Director for 5 years. Prior to that he held senior positions in Supply Chain Operations & Planning for Wincanton and J Sainsbury.

Craig Willoughby

Supply Chain & Logistics Director

Our History

At Snows Timber we are very proud of our 100+ year history, that’s why we have put together a Snows timetable outlining some of our major business changes over the years. For any more information please contact your local Distribution Centre.



Founded in the late 1800’s as Snows Timber in Glastonbury. In the few years prior it worked as a coal and wood merchant.

Late 1800s


Snows Timber acquired Andover DC.


Award for Glastonbury

Snows Glastonbury awarded for reaching £1 million turnover.


Acquired Mansfield

We acquired our Huthwaite DC.


Trader of the Year!

Received TTJ Softwood Trader of the Year!


Specialist timber

Opened a specialist Timber department in 2012.


Jim Peryer

Our managing director, Jim Peryer, retires after 18 years.


New Managing Director

Ian Church is appointed as Snows Timber's new Managing Director.


Get In Touch

Our Timber Experts are here to help you with any enquiry. Simply fill out the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Snows Timber Limited, a company registered in England number 01549201.
The registered office of the company is, 98 Hendford Hill, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2QR