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Reclaimed floorboards needed. #1033390
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Hi! Does anyone know where I can buy old (preferably Victorian) floorboards please? I'm renovating my house and need to replace some that are damaged and split.

Thanks in advance!

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Chap in Cleveland street also sells via ebay but you may get a better deal with him off ebay

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Try a demolition firm first perhaps?

They'll need to know width, thickness, and type of wood as well as how much you want. It'll probably be cheaper from them than from a reclaimed building materials specialist, but it will be pricy from both I expect.

It doesn't grow on trees, you know!

Good luck.

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@fish5153 - Cleveland Street, Birkenhead? I was there today and there was only a place that sold pallets. The reclaimation place is long gone according to people we asked at Jewsons.

Would you happen to have the Ebay details please?

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Originally Posted by Gold_Moon
@fish5153 - Cleveland Street, Birkenhead? I was there today and there was only a place that sold pallets. The reclaimation place is long gone according to people we asked at Jewsons.

Would you happen to have the Ebay details please?


I Just put reclimed floorboards into ebay search and the nearest it comes up with is 20 mile away,looks like you may have to travel.

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Cleveland St still advertises on Gumtree 07742322295

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Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
Cleveland St still advertises on Gumtree 07742322295

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kel reclaimed Rock Ferry https://www.facebook.com/KEL-RECLAIM-1537299773183019/

barneys bargains long lane Liverpool worth a phone call 07949994443

also Riverside http://www.riversidereclaimedtimber.co.uk/itemsforsale.html




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Thank you to all that replied! happy

@diggingdeeper & fish5133 - it turns out the Timber Yard ARE still on Cleveland Street, Birkenhead, they're just on the other side of the traffic lights, opposite the derelict warehouse.

"Kel Reclaim" is a good local source I never knew of, thank you fish5133! I'll be trying both on Monday. thumbsup

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Well, "Timber Yard" and "Kel Reclaim" were a total bust! thumbsdown

The former didn't have what I needed, and the latter was a small, (closed), yard with mostly wood joists and pallets.

This may be trickier than I thought... think

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Kel weren't allowed to use their saw due to noise last time I was there.

Might be worth a phone call to J O'Grady's, pretty sure they don't do wood but they would probably know someone that does. http://www.jogrady.co.uk/contact-us.html


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