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BSW taps in to domestic acoustic fence panel market

05-22-2017 03:36 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: BSW Timber Group

/ PR Agency: Blueberry PR
BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest fully-integrated forestry company, has just unveiled a brand new domestic acoustic fence panel system.

As living areas across the country continue to get smaller, many people now look to their gardens for a bit more space – but noise pollution is an increasing concern.

Using their expertise in developing noise-reducing fence panels for motorways across the UK, BSW has developed Soundshield™ in a bid to curb noise pollution in residential environments. The cost-effective solution has been proven to reduce noise levels by 22 decibels in independent laboratory tests.

The lightweight panels are installed as modules for convenience and can even fit between existing posts, which makes it easy to replace old fence panels if you want to give your garden a fresher look.

Horizontal fence boards ensure that the modular panels blend into one another seamlessly and utilising both sides of the panel creates a run that is aesthetically attractive from any angle.

Soundshield™ fence panels use timber from responsibly managed forests and are the latest investment from a company which continues to demonstrate its commitment to the UK fencing sector.

David Chapman, Sales and Marketing Director for BSW Timber, said: “We recognise that this is a fast-growing market and that there is a requirement for these products across the UK as people re-evaluate their living spaces.

“Progress in technology is to be welcomed and most residents these days like a bit more peace and quiet. We feel we have designed and invested in a product which will not only enhance the look of gardens but also reduce noise levels coming from external sources.

“We’ve worked hard to design a system that looks great in any environment but one that can be installed by anyone in only a few steps.”
Soundshield™ product information is available to download from

Ends 18 May 2017

Issued on behalf of BSW Timber by Blueberry PR. For more information or interview requests please contact Suzi Christie on 07590 591 140, or email

NOTES TO EDITORS: BSW Timber in the UK & Europe

► BSW Timber Group is the largest integrated forestry business in the UK with headquarters in Earlston, Berwickshire, where the business originated.

► BSW Timber Group employs more than 1,300 people and has four main operating divisions, focusing on forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy.

► BSW Timber has seven sawmills in the UK – located in Dalbeattie, Boat of Garten, Fort William, Petersmuir, Carlisle, Newbridge and Southampton – and one in Riga, Latvia.

► BSW is committed to supporting sustainable forestry, and uses FSC® certification by independent auditors to display this, in addition to obtaining group approval by the Timber Trade Federation under its Responsible Purchasing Policy.

► BSW is a proud member of Grown in Britain, a government backed campaign to create a sustainable future for British forests and woodlands and the UK Green Building Council, which campaigns for a sustainable built environment.

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