27th September 2022

Grow 73: busy growing produce, building their community and hosting part of the relay to COP27 in Egypt

Learn more about the work of Grow 73, a community garden in Overtoun Park, who have been developing their growing opportunities for the local community using timber and growing equipment from Glasgow Wood. Last year their Bee Line project was featured in a special Countryfile episode, and they’re also hosting 1/732th of the COP27 relay going all the way to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt!
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Grow 73: busy growing produce, building their community and hosting part of the relay to COP27 in Egypt

1st July 2022

Wood Collections: from COP26 exhibition stands to potato planters at Hillhead High School

Take a look at the full journey of some raised bed planters and wood collections made from COP26, as the students at Hillhead High School transform them into potato planters.
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Wood Collections: from COP26 exhibition stands to potato planters at Hillhead High School

28th April 2022

A workshop with Impact Arts making planter boxes

Janet and Jack recently went over to visit the Craft Café in Govan to host a planter box building workshop. Once they knew how to use the tools, they quickly whipped together an incredible 50 boxes from reclaimed timber. Check out the finished planters here, incredible mosaic patterns and all!
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A workshop with Impact Arts making planter boxes

25th February 2022

Community Creations: Kath’s Flooring Restoration and our Wood Collections service explained

Kath visited us last September on recommendation from a neighbour. Having built a new office/studio space in her garden, she was in need of a more affordable and environmentally friendly solution to purchasing brand new flooring. Luckily we had something which had recently been dropped into our timber yard which did the job...
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Community Creations: Kath’s Flooring Restoration and our Wood Collections service explained

7th December 2021

Community Creations: Mohammed’s Reclaimed Timber House

Made from approximately 60-70% reclaimed timber, Mohammad has been sourcing much of the wood he needed to build his house from our timber yard. Take a look at his progress so far.
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Community Creations: Mohammed’s Reclaimed Timber House

30th October 2021

Sustrans’ Pocket Places: Kilbarchan Primary School

As part of the community project Pocket Places, we were asked to design a unique bench to make the daily commutes of parents and children a little brighter and more enjoyable.
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Sustrans’ Pocket Places: Kilbarchan Primary School

11th August 2021

Hyndland Secondary School Memorial Project

In memory of a fellow student, a group of eager students from Hyndland Secondary School joined us for a few weeks to learn how to build our classic Benbecula Bench alongside a handful of planters. Learn more about how they got on.
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Hyndland Secondary School Memorial Project

5th January 2019

Our Wood Recycling Community

As a member of the Community Wood Recycling Network, we're one of over 20 organisations all working to help prevent valuable timber from heading to landfill.
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Our Wood Recycling Community

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