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From timber, panels, decorative laminates and veneers, through to solid surfaces, door blanks, cladding and decking - you’ll find it all here.

James Latham first imported timber into the UK in 1757, and we're now one of the UK’s largest independent trade distributors of timber, panels and decorative surfaces. 

With 12 distribution depots situated across the UK & Ireland, we have full national coverage and can deliver to any postcode. To find your nearest depot, please click here.

Wood. It’s in our DNA.

Whether it's timber or panels, we know our wood. With a huge range of sustainable hard and softwoods, plywoods, MDF, OSB, decking, cladding, door blanks, decorative melamines, laminates and veneers, our range encompasses the entire wood spectrum. Whether you need traditional or exotic, fire retardant or heat-formable, flexible of reinforced, we’ve got the product for you.


First importing timber into the UK in 1757, James Latham have over 265 years of industry knowledge


Operating from 12 depots across UK&I, we have full national coverage and can deliver to any postcode

Look how we've grown.

We’re not just about timber. We've always been innovators, too. Consistently pushing the boundaries of materials selection. Today, we sit as one of the sectors’ most recognised suppliers of cutting edge materials technologies, including decorative laminates, veneers, thermoplastics and acrylics. With this breadth of product to select from, your design opportunities are endless.


James Latham Carbon Calculator

The topic of carbon is high on the agenda within the construction sector, with much comment being made about the benefits of using timber products in substitution for concrete or steel. With this in mind, we've developed a carbon calculator that highlights embodied and biogenic carbon within our timber product ranges. Click the link below to find out more. 



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