COVID-19 Update: We are delivering and welcoming all customers to our Yard during working hours. Delivery times from the yard to site are running at around 3-5 working days.

Deliveries from third parties including Rowlinson Garden Products all at up to 28 days and Forest Garden are taking longer than shown on their, and our website.  This is primarily due to much higher demand and fluctuating stock availability – please select here for additional details

Vacancies at Southern Timber

Whenever we have  a vacancy it will be listed here along with a downloadable Application Form. We currently have no vacancies but we do welcome the CVs of anyone with previous Timber or Builder’s Merchant experience. With your permission these CVS will be kept on file in the event of a vacancy arising. Your CV can be emailed to us at

Alternatively you can post your CV to:
Southern Timber Ltd.
Crokers Park
Edgelands Cross, Totnes Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 5UG
Southern Timber provides a competitive salary package to ensure we get the ‘right type’ of individuals to help us build on our success. Starting pay is dependant on previous experience and is then increased upon successful completion of the probationary period.

At Southern Timber we believe that it’s our employees who will ensure our continued success and development. Our staff are primarily selected for their knowledge, their experience and their future potential. We pride ourselves on employing the right people for the job and being flexible – everyone has their own idea of the ideal job.

From day one each employee is placed on an induction programme to familiarise them with our business, our products and our operational systems. Product and systems knowledge are developed through on-the-job training backed up by structured written materials. We believe all employees should be developed to provide the best possible customer service in our industry.

Southern Timber operates an equal opportunity policy and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds

Timber Mill visit, Gloucestershire, December 2014

Timber Mill visit, Gloucestershire, December 2014