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AUSTRALIAN OLD RAILWAY SLEEPER PICNIC TABLE

24 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

AUSTRALIAN OLD RAILWAY SLEEPER PICNIC TABLE

Reclaimed railway sleepers have been used to create a sturdy picnic table and bench in Western Australia. There is something endearing and charmingly rustic about using old, battered and weathered railway sleepers to create a rickety outside table. Solid, chunky and timeless. So inviting for a cold beer, barbecue or chat with friends. 
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/tables-made-from-railway-sleepers/western-australian-outside-railway-sleeper-table

 

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ROUGH AND READY RAILWAY SLEEPERS IN THE OUTBACK

24 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

ROUGH AND READY RAILWAY SLEEPERS IN THE OUTBACK

Australia is generally famous for boasting an outside lifestyle. Sport, leisure, beaches, barbecues and entertainment outside. So it's no surprise that there are wooden raised beds to be seen everywhere, made from reclaimed railway sleepers. In such a hot climate, bleached, weathered and battered railway sleepers seem to fit perfectly into the Australian landscape. Rough, ready and laid back.
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/australian-raised-beds-built-with-old-used-railway-sleepers

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OLD RAILWAY SLEEPER STEPS AT WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA

07 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

OLD RAILWAY SLEEPER STEPS AT WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA

Perched on the sand dunes at Wells-next-the-Sea there is a flight of old railway sleeper steps that lead up to the National Coastwatch building that keeps an eye on swimmers and boats. Wells-next-the-Sea is one of the prettiest villages on the Norfolk Coast, with sweeping beaches, pine woods, and a bustling gorgeous harbour with small fishing boats and children with buckets fishing for crabs. The railway sleeper steps that are bleached by the sun and eroded by coastal wind and sand, blend perfectly into the rolling sand dunes.  Like Wells itself, there is something natural and charmingly unspoilt about weathered reclaimed railway sleepers.
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/steps-with-railway-sleepers/wells-next-the-seas-railway-sleeper-steps

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Old Cottage Walls from used Railway Sleepers

07 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

Old Cottage Walls from used Railway Sleepers

Choosing the right kind of landscaping material in an old village setting with beautiful period cottages is so important. Using old weathered railway sleepers to create a wall that looks both rustic and timeless is a perfect choice. Really attractive. This garden retaining wall in Upper Broughton, near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, has been built from old reclaimed railway sleepers placed vertically side by side to create a striking raised border
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/upper-broughton-cottage-wall-from-used-railway-sleepers

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CURVED RAILWAY SLEEPER WALLS ON LONDON EMBANKMENT

06 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

CURVED RAILWAY SLEEPER WALLS ON LONDON EMBANKMENT

This vibrant public park is part of the chain of open spaces along Victoria Embankment that were opened in 1865. It is popular with office workers as a pleasant space to eat lunch and relax, with grass areas, bedding displays and a bandstand with a programme of events throughout the summer. Curved new hardwood railway sleeper walls have been built at different heights to create an elegant addition to these charming river Thames gardens. A breath of fresh air amidst the hecticness of London.   
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/benches-chairs-from-railway-sleepers/victoria-embankments-curved-railway-sleeper-walls-benches
 

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New Oak Railway Sleeper Wall Topped with Trellis Fencing

06 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

New Oak Railway Sleeper Wall Topped with Trellis Fencing

A boundary wall made from new oak railway sleepers that are stacked on top of each other, and bolted with Timberlok screws to oak posts. Lattice fencing is then fixed on to the top of the railway sleepers to create a see through boundary. A wonderfully designed wall for enclosing a wooded area. As the oak railway sleepers weather and turns a silver grey, the whole project will blend effortlessly with the trees and grass. The rounded tops of the oak railway sleepers look particularly attractive.  
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/kilgraney-boundary-walls-with-new-oak-railway-sleepers

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OLD FRENCH RAILWAY SLEEPER STEPS PERCHED ON HILLSIDE

06 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

OLD FRENCH RAILWAY SLEEPER STEPS PERCHED ON HILLSIDE

Whenever you construct something in a natural unspoilt countryside setting, you aim to gently blend into the environment and avoid creating something that may become a contentious eyesore. These old French weathered and bleached railway sleepers look as natural as the rocks themselves, and go a long way towards blending into the hillside.  The railway sleepers are cut into the hillside above Lavigerie, a small village located in the centre of France. It has a population of 102 and is located in the department of Cantal of the french region Auvergne
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/steps-with-railway-sleepers/old-railway-sleeper-steps-in-a-hillside-above-lavigerie-france

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BEACHSIDE RAILWAY SLEEPER BENCHES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

05 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

BEACHSIDE RAILWAY SLEEPER BENCHES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Esperance is a small isolated town on the south coast of Western Australia with a population of 12,000 people, surrounded by deserted beaches, national parks, heathands and wild flowers. On the promenade there are benches made from new hardwood railway sleepers. Bolting new or used railway sleepers to a steel frame, to create a long lasting bench or solid table is a simple yet eye catching way of creating sturdy furniture. Especially in a sunny country where outside living is the norm!
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/benches-chairs-from-railway-sleepers/esperance-railway-sleeper-benches-in-western-australia

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A GRUELLING JOURNEY OF FIFTY FOUR RAILWAY SLEEPERS

04 December 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

A GRUELLING JOURNEY OF FIFTY FOUR RAILWAY SLEEPERS


A gruelling journey of endless lifting, digging, and shifting earth. Several weeks and fifty four railway sleepers later the project is almost finished! What an impressive creation with such amazing determination and effort to create imaginative retaining walls and steps within a sloping Leicestershire garden. A fine example of weathered railway sleeper landscaping to conjure a garden that remarkably appears as though it has existed for years.
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/steps-with-railway-sleepers/marks-impressive-walls-and-steps-with-old-oak-railway-sleepers
 

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