BWF to reveal best of British joinery shortlist and launch new stairs design guide at Timber Expo

8 September 2017

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) will be showcasing joinery excellence and promoting new best practice guidance for stairs and fire doors at Timber Expo this October.

Part of UK Construction Week, Timber Expo runs from 10-12th October at the NEC, Birmingham, and is the most important event on the UK construction calendar dedicated exclusively to timber. Visitors are able to find out more about the latest products, innovations and developments across the timber sector.

The BWF will be hosting two events at Timber Expo on the Confederation on Timber Industries (CTI) Stand. The shortlist for the BWF Awards will be announced at a reception on 11th October and a new version of the BWF Stair Scheme Design Guide will be launched on 12th October.

The awards highlight technical innovation and excellence in joinery projects and joinery product design, process efficiency, health & safety, as well as rewarding the rising stars of the industry. The winners are set to be announced at BWF’s popular Annual Dinner at Drapers’ Hall, London on Friday 24th November.

For specifiers, architects or other parties involved in the design or manufacture of stairs for a project, the updated BWF Stair Scheme Design Guide will help make sure that the stair is compliant with relevant standards and regulations, while producing fabulous and beautiful design results.

Booking details for both events will be available shortly on the BWF website at Visitors to the CTI stand will also be able to find information on what BWF has been doing for the UK joinery industry and the benefits of joining BWF for joinery manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.

BWF-Certifire will also be linking up with Exova during the show to launch a new fire door installation guide. At the launch, Exova will also be holding live demonstrations on correct fire door installation. BWF will be giving away a limited number of copies of its acclaimed Fire Door Best Practice Guide on the CTI Stand.

To book your slot at the Awards Launch at 1pm the 11th October, click here

To book your slot at the Stairs Design Reception at 12:30pm on the 12th October, click here

(You must register to attend Timber Expo too, you can do it for free at:


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