Company Introduction

Your partner in Good Wood Business

Responsive supply, quality wood, responsibly sourced.

You need a supplier with regional distribution centres quick to respond to product sales peaks throughout the year. You need confidence that wood products will be delivered when you need them.

You need the same sound quality with every delivery. You need a competitive price enabling you to make good margins. You need sustainable timber product supply with proof of responsible purchasing.

Snows in Numbers


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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

Commercial Director

Mark has spent over 30 years in the timber industry and joined Snows as sales director in May 2012 before becoming Commercial Director in 2015

Mark Bowers

Commercial 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

Andy started in the Timber Industry in 1984, He joined Snows Timber in 2002 and had a number of roles before being appointed Sales Director in May 2016. He previously worked for Montague L Meyer and Hunter Timber.

Andy Jones

Sales Director

Finance Director

Scott became Financial Director in 1996 when Snows purchased their Andover site from Invensys PLC. He has been working in the Timber trade since 1978.

Scott Russell

Finance 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.


Acquired Dudley

We acquired our Kingswinford 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

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© 2017 Snows Timber Ltd All Rights Reserved all 3rd party trademarks acknowledged.
Snows Timber Limited, a company registered in England number 01549201.
The registered office of the company is, 98 Hendford Hill, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2QR