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Please note that iWood is a wholesale timber merchant, and because much of our timber is imported to order, we have a minimum order amount of £750 ex VAT (£900 inc VAT).

Oak Sleepers - Buy Online

High quality solid oak railway sleepers. Order bespoke Fresh Sawn Oak Sleepers suitable for landscaping cut to your requirements. Enter your sizes below and buy online.
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Fresh Sawn Sleeper Grade 150 x 150mm x 2m - £27.58 inc (£22.98 ex) (Product #: IW-05-32-18)
Looking for Constructional Beams?

The sleepers on this page are not suitable for constructional use.If you are looking for constructional Oak, please see our European Oak Beams section

Product Description

Our European Oak sleepers are fresh sawn and cut to the sizes you need. They have many uses including:

  • Building a retaining wall
  • Bordering flower beds and water features

Oak Sleeper Grading

Please be aware that sleepers are more of a utility product rather than decorative. Compared to our constructional grade oak beams, it is normal for sleeper-grade oak to contain sapwood, bark and waney edges, knots, ring-shakes, pith, cracks, splits and checking.

Please be aware of how sleepers are graded, and what is normal and acceptable within the sleeper quality grading. If you need more perfection in your oak, please look at our constructional grade oak beams.

Sleepers are suitable for projects such as raised beds and retaining walls. Sleeper grade oak should not be used structurally in buildings (even for garden structures) or for joinery. For structural grade oak, see our Fresh Sawn Structural Oak page.

These oak sleepers are yellowish brown in colour when they are supplied and they contain wane, sap and knots which gives the timber plenty of character. As your sleepers age and keep in direct contact with sunlight they will start to weather and turn silvery grey. The natural silver-grey colour that the timber goes to is usually the look people go for when buying sleepers and it takes time achieve.

European Oak is one of the most durable timbers available so you will get the most out of the timber however you decide to use it. The wood is naturally resistant to rot and infestation which helps to keep them low maintenance.

Oak Sleeper Sizes

We supply Oak sleepers in section sizes of between 100mm x 150mm and 300mm x 300mm with lengths between 1.2m and 3m.

Please note, as is industry-standard, our oak sleepers are not exactly cross-cut to length and are provided over-length to be cut down on site.


How long do our deliveries take?

We get the very best timber directly from sawmills, because of this deliveries usually take place around 14 to 17 working days after you place your order.

Costs of delivery

We base our delivery costs on where you're located. Make sure that you check out our delivery costs page

How to receive a delivery

Most iWood deliveries are carried out on a flat-bed truck without a HIAB (crane arm) for offloading, but because oak sleepers are one of the heaviest products we sell, the majority of deliveries, where possible, will be made using a HIAB lorry for no extra cost.

Exceptions may include west Wales, Northern Scotland, Cornwall and Devon (purely because the delivery networks we use don't have regular routes there that we can piggy-back onto). Please check with us first whether we can provide a HIAB lorry to your area if there is any doubt.

How our orders for wood work

Once your secure order is placed, you should get an email that confirms exactly what you've ordered. Once we receive you're order from our sawmill and wood suppliers and we're ready to ship it out to you, we'll give you a call to confirm a delivery with you.

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