Railway sleeper news...
22 August 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
The early morning chaos of tired commuters racing into work has just received a welcome lift courtesy of Qais Zakaria and the Bee Friendly Trust. These beautiful railway sleeper raised beds brimming with scented flowers are the antidote for any monday morning blues! Maybe every station in the world should contain these wonderful mini gardens!
18 July 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
A really original and unique industrial style table using dramatically weathered Jarah railway sleepers to support a one-off cast concrete table top.
A very impressive creation that combines and contrasts the rough, beaten finish of the reclaimed railway sleepers and rough edges of the cast concrete, with the polished concrete table top.
08 July 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
Graham sent us impressive pictures of his new railway sleeper wall, and generously added these crumbs of comfort:
By the way, keep believing in Nottingham Forest; I’m a life-long Stoke City fan, and we’re having some time in the sun at the moment; It comes around to all of us eventually!
Hmmm... It's all very well for them. I can't remember the sun shining for decades!
01 July 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
Our telegraph poles have been used over the years for many original purposes and performances, but few have been so stunning and breathtaking. Staggering to watch. 66 foot high!
20 June 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
The wonderful part of walking around the 'Open Gardens' afternoons, is that you never know what you are going to find. Especially in a secret garden that you'd normally never get a chance to see. Go round a corner, and then Voila! Railway sleepers!
07 March 2015 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
A & K sent some helpful quotes having finished their wonderful railway sleeper water feature:
"It started with 3 sleepers, and ended up being 25. We just got carried away and loved the whole experience of working with railway sleepers."
"My arms have now returned to their original length."
"We just needed tubes to roll / move the sleepers around."
A wonderful water feature with railway sleepers that is beautifully designed, and is....
07 October 2014 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
Dave the Dog created this amazing railway sleeper 'throne' inspired by the unique furniture of Charles Rennie Macintosh (1868 - 1928). Attempting to follow in the footsteps of this legend designer, Dave applied to the Glasgow School of Art, but failed to gain admittance due to the discriminatory 'no dogs' policy.
06 September 2014 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
Fantastic to see Mike's raised beds taking shape on the slope of his garden. Very demanding & challenging, especially for the drills, and your eager little helper(!) but well worth the effort! We look forward to seeing the later photos as the project unfolds. The Australian Jarrah railway sleepers look really great ..........
05 September 2014 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
There is an urban myth that states that it's dangerous to cut European railway sleepers because they have bullets embeddied in them. Apparently, so they say, the RAF and Luftwaffe sprayed railway tracks with machine gun fire, for target practice, during WW2. However Richard Watson has exposed this myth with simple logic: "Even if you .....
03 September 2014 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News
Dave's impressive Pond from new railway sleepers. A brilliant transformation from old tired water feature, to striking new raised railway sleeper pond