We are passionate about railway sleepers...

EVERYTHING YOU EVER NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT RAILWAY SLEEPERS but were afraid to ask! Whether you are planning a raised bed, retaining wall, raised pond or some steps in the garden, you will find that railway sleepers are brilliant to use. Whether you want new or used railway sleepers, softwood or hardwood, untreated or treated, we have 1000's in stock & WE LOVE THEM! Some might say that this makes us a little obsessive, having recently built the largest railway sleeper projects collection in the world, but we are proud to say that we equally care about our customers & enthusiastically supply our railway sleepers throughout the UK. 

What our customers say...

  • Fantastic website for ideas even down under in NZ where we have a great supply of railway sleepers. Will be doing steps on a very steep bank eventually so thanks for project ideas!...

    Claire Brownlie, New Zealand

  • Congratulations on an excellent web site. It is, indeed, addictive and the customer images have spawned, not only the pond project but also railway sleeper raised beds, pathways and seating as well....

    Paul. www.alternative-space.com

  • I must also comment on your website, I am an avid Railwaysleepers.com visitor of late and must say I have thoroughly enjoyed reading through your website, I has to be one of the most interesting sites I have ever seen! Congratulations on a superb website....

    Tracey Brown

  • Dear K, I would like to complement you on every aspect of your service. The website is well-designed, easy-to-use and informative. The service is quick - our order arrived 2 days after we placed it. The guy was friendly and didn't mind (I don't think) that I didn't offer to help! The railway sleepers are just what we were after, as described and I think the prices, including for delivery, are very...

    Ben Ackroyd

  • Thank you for my lovely railway sleepers /decking and prompt delivery. I'll be sure to send some pictures of the finished results! At the moment the garden looks like a building site and the workers have hernias from lifting the sleepers! Excellent website, very informative, very helpful on the phone and excellent service - a pleasure to so business with you....

    Nicole Hines

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Railway Sleeper Projects

THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!!  Planning a project with railway sleepers can be amazingly exciting, as you turn your creative dreams into reality. We offer on this website a wealth of ideas, tips & photos on how to use railway sleepers! But a word of warning. The more involved you get in your project, the less time you'll spend on other parts of your life! Soon you'll stop going out, meeting friends, going to work, helping with children or the housework, getting dressed, & soon you'll only babble on about wonderful railway sleepers! 
                                               YOU ARE NOT ALONE!  WE CAN HELP YOU!  
DANGER!!  Planning landscaping projects with railway sleepers can be seriously ADDICTIVE! 
"It started with 3 railway sleepers, and ended up being 25. We just got carried away." A & K confession
CAUTION! - You will probably spend endless hours on this website, as you investigate the world of railway sleepers & discover amazing new ideas & projects. You have been warned! 
NO LIABILITY! - We can take no responsibility for any loss of family, job, money or friends as you fall deeper into this fabulous world of railway sleepers.  KEEP CLEAR! - Some have entered the railway sleeper Projects Pages and never been heard of again.    PLEASE TAKE HEED !

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A toast to making Bridges from railway sleepers

A toast to making Bridges from railway sleepers

Wherever you walk in Britain, following isolated footpaths that meander and criss-cross country streams and ditches, you will find tiny foot bridges made from used railway sleepers, that rescue you from getting your feet wet as you squelch through ankle deep mud. Simple, effective and much appreciated. 

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Retaining wall made from railway sleepers slotted into steel RSJs

Retaining wall made from railway sleepers slotted into steel RSJs

A horse menage (or exercise arena) in Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire, with retaining walls made from used railway sleepers slotted into steel RSJs or H beams.Concreting vertical steel RSJ's into the ground like fence posts, and then sliding in new or used railway sleepers, is a simple, strong and long lasting way of creating a retaining wall. You'll find much tried examples of this in most farms in the country,side whether for silage bays, muck heaps or the sturdy walls of pole barns and cattle sheds.

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