UC4 Timber Post & Rail - Fencing 

UC4 treated timber rails refer to timber posts that have been treated to a specific level of preservative treatment according to the European Standards. The UC4 classification is used to indicate the suitability of the treated timber for various applications, especially in outdoor or ground-contact situations where the timber is exposed to the risk of decay or insect attack. It's important to note that specific treatment methods and preservatives may vary depending on regional regulations and standards. 
 
With UC4 treated timber posts, you can expect the following benefits for equestrian fencing: 
 
• Durability: UC4 treatment enhances the natural durability of the timber, making it more resistant to decay and extending its lifespan. This ensures that the fencing will remain structurally sound and secure for an extended period, even when exposed to moisture and other environmental factors. 
 
• Insect resistance: The treatment process protects the timber posts from insect infestations, which can weaken the fencing and compromise its integrity. This is especially important in areas where termites or other wood-boring insects are prevalent. 
 
• Ground contact suitability: UC4 treated timber posts are specifically designed for ground contact applications, which makes them ideal for equestrian fencing that often requires direct contact with the ground. They can withstand constant exposure to soil, moisture, and occasional wetting without significantly degrading. 
 
• Cost-effectiveness: While UC4 treated timber posts may have a higher upfront cost compared to untreated or lower-treated options, their increased durability and resistance to decay can save money in the long run. They require less frequent replacement or maintenance, reducing overall maintenance costs. 
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Batsford Timber

For over 30 years the family business of Batsford Timber has been supplying fencing requisites to the professional contractor and public sector. From our two sites we operate two Tanalith vessels as well as one creosote impregnation vessel allowing us to supply quality treated timbers to you. We pride ourselves on offering an extensive shop and retail area as a ‘one stop shop’ for everything fencing. The extensive shop and retail area is a ‘One stop shop’ for everything to do with fencing; from fixings and wire, tools and safety equipment plus posts, rails, sheds and decking.

Cotswolds Depot
BATSFORD TIMBER LTD, Aston Magna, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9QQ
e: sales@batsfordtimber.co.uk, t: 01608 651096

South West Depot
BATSFORD TIMBER LTD, The Sawmill at Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7JW
e: sales@batsfordtimber.co.uk, t: 01985 219555

McVeigh Parker

McVeigh Parker are a UK-based Fencing, Agricultural and Landscape suppliers, offering high-quality, cost-effective products to the trade, corporate, contractor and retail sectors, with a trading history of over 40 years With thousands of products in stock to order, in store, online, by phone or e mail – including leading brands such as Xfence, Clipex, Triple X, Gripple, Gallagher, IAE, Onduline, Dura2 timber to name a few – McVeigh Parker aims to become your first port of call for all your fencing and farm supplies. We have a very experienced specialist team that can act as your consultant, helping you design specifications and tender drawings, listing the very latest and best performing products available. Why not join thousands of satisfied customers who rely on us as their dedicated supplier. However, if you can’t find what you require or you have a special request, please ask us first, we pride ourselves on finding the most effective and best value solutions. We have our own fleet in excess of 50 vehicles ready for a fast efficient and reliable delivery. We offer an extensive range of products for a vast array of applications at very competitive prices.

McVeigh Parker Berkshire
Southend, Bradfield, Reading RG7 6HA
e: berks@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01189 744777

McVeigh Parker Cambridgeshire
Caxton Depot, Ermine Street, Caxton CB23 3PG
e: cambs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01954 714110

McVeigh Parker Devon
Muxbeare Lane, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3BY
e: devon@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01884 824486

McVeigh Parker Kent
Thornden Farm, Lenham Road, Headcorn TN27 9LH
e: kent@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01622 891095

McVeigh Parker Lancashire
Park Lane Industrial Estate, Wigan Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 0BZ
e: lancs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01942 725523

McVeigh Parker Scotland
Market Road, Biggar, Lanarkshire ML12 6FX
e: scotland@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01899 221150

McVeigh Parker Sussex
Stane Street, Billingshurst RH14 9JR
e: sussex@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01403 784250

McVeigh Parker Worcestershire
Unit 16 Wilden Lane Ind. Estate, Stourport on Severn DY13 9JY
e: worcs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01299 826111

Shire Agri

We are a local company based in the OX15 area supporting farming businesses, equestrian yards, fencing contractors & small holders.

Shire Agri
Mead Farm, Mead Road, Barford St John Banbury, Oxon. OX15 0PW
e: richard@shire-agri.co.uk, t: 07500 448232

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