All about Oakbeamuk is a specialist timber merchant for reclaimed and finished air dried oak. Some 3,000 oak beams are held and worked on at converted farm premises close to Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds, some 90 minutes West by road from the centre of London.

Meet the owner, John Rawlinson

The company is privately owned by John Rawlinson ( and has 6 full time employees and a wider pool of craftsmen who contribute their expertise in selecting, cutting, preparing and finishing oak sections to specifications from a variety of clients, including some of the world’s best known designers, architects, builders and private individuals.

Why choose us

  • Established over 30 years
  • Transparent pricing, from £80 per cubic foot
  • Largest stock of oak beams in the U.K.
  • 14 day money back guarantee
  • Nationwide delivery
  • Small, dedicated and flexible team
  • Fast, efficient order turnaround
  • Beam photos emailed prior to despatch
  • Visitors always welcome
  • Confirmed quotation within 1 business day

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Meet the Oak Beam UK Team

Nick Redman

Nick is the Yard Manager and oversees the selection and scheduling of all beam orders and is responsible for day to day operations.

For general beam enquiries and sales contact Nick:

John Rawlinson

John is the buyer for both and Original Architectural Antiques.

For all marketing, finance and media enquiries contact John:

Kim Chapman

Kim is the Office Manager and the first point of contact for all general and fireplace beam enquiries.

For fireplace beam and general enquiries contact Kim:

Josh Redman

Josh is part of our specialist finishing team and you can normally find him finishing all types of beams including our RSJ beams.

Kevin Taylor

Kevin is our go to man for collections and deliveries as well as looking after specialist restoration.

Adam Mills

Adam helps select oak for customer orders and takes special responsibility for stock organisation around the yard

Jack Flood Roberts

Jack is part of the beam selection and preparation team and is our lead beam profiler and cut out specialist