James Latham has been importing and distributing timber for over 250 years.

James Latham has been importing and distributing timber for over 250 years.

James Latham plc has been importing and distributing timber for over 250 years.

An industry leader in panel products, hardwood, hardwood flooring and joinery quality softwood, the company has probably the most comprehensive product range available in the UK today.

Through 10 strategically based depots, Lathams has nationwide coverage, and is able to offer its products for prompt collection or delivery within 24-72 hours depending on location.

As well as a comprehensive stock of the main temperate and tropical hardwoods from Europe, Africa, North America, and the Far East, Lathams also source high quality joinery softwoods from North America and Scandinavia.

The company carries an unparalleled range of value-added products, such as LG HI-MACS® Natural Acrylic Stone, Moralt and Flamebreak high performance door blanks, veneered and melamine panels including Dartmoor® and Shinnoki, EUROLIGHT® lightweight MFC boards, Birch plywood, plus hardwood and softwood plywood. In addition, as one of the largest distributors of MDF in the UK, stocks are held of standard, light, moisture resistant, F.R and Exterior panels.

James Latham’s dedicated specialist flooring division offers an extensive choice of solid and engineered wood flooring with a number of products, such as PAR-KY® and Timura® available on an exclusive basis, as well as adhesives, screeds, underlays and liquid DPMs, all displayed under one roof and available directly from stock.

In addition, the group has a specialist custom-built panel division, Advanced Technical Panels (ATP), which is the UK's leading supplier of pre-finished and overlaid panels as well as certified Birch plywood for commercial vehicles, loading bays, van-linings and walkways.

James Latham is a member and supporter of the Timber Trade Federation and was the first signatory to the Federation’s Responsible Purchasing Policy. The company has a strong environmental policy with all depots being Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified.

For more information on Lathams ever expanding range of wood-based panel products, softwood, hardwood and hardwood flooring or for a copy of the company’s environmental statement, please visit www.lathamtimber.co.uk where you can also view or download our various brochures and literature. Information is also available from our marketing department by emailing: marketing@lathams.co.uk or by calling: 0116 257 3415/3417.

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James Latham

James Latham began importing hardwoods into Liverpool in 1757 and since then, the company has developed into a leading importer and distributor of wood-based sheet materials, joinery quality softwoods, hardwoods and hardwood flooring. The company has...
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