Five generations of world class timber processing
Through five generations of family ownership, James Jones & Sons Ltd has evolved into one of the largest and most innovative timber processing groups in Europe.
With sales now in excess of £180 Million and employing almost 800 people at 21 strategically located sites across the UK, James Jones & Sons prides itself on its reputation for quality and service. This reputation has been built up over many years through strong relationships with our suppliers, our customers and, above all, the loyalty of our employees.
Latest News & Updates
New pallet inspection and repair site opens in Coventry
Late last year James Jones was successful in a tender process to run LPR’s brand new flagship European depot in Coventry.Read more
An 'I' on Innovation
Angus Macfarlane, General Manager of our Timber Systems Division, discusses the increasing popularity of I-joists and their inherent economic, technical and environmental benefits for addressing the current challenges the housebuilding industry faces.Read more
A potential barrier in the road to reaching net zero targets
Following the recent reporting of the UK Government’s decision to reduce the height of timber framed buildings from six storeys to four, Angus Mcfarlane, General Manager at James Jones & Sons Timber Systems Division, considers the impact such a decision could have on current environmental and new-build targets and how it contradicts the government’s calls for ‘carbon neutral’ homes.Read more
FEFPEB calls for ongoing essential European status for wooden pallets and packaging after Covid-19
The lobby follows the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederations (TIMCON) achieving key worker status in the initial stages of lockdown, whereby the government stated that the pallet and packaging industry is essential to the provision of food, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment – and that critical workers in this industry are classed as key workers.Read more
Educating future timber engineers
A pilot of the Timber Trade Federation’s new regional and educational engagement strategy is underway, organised by TRADA’s University Engagement Manager Tabitha Binding, the North West Timber Trade Association (NWTTA) and the University of Liverpool.Read more
30-minute fire resistance of JJI-Joist floors incorporating downlighters
James Jones & Sons is pleased to announce that it has successfully teamed up with the UK’s leading downlighter manufacturers to offer 30-minute downlighter fire resistance tests.Read more