Top 6 Uses for Railway Sleepers and Wooden Beams

Whether they’re treated for outdoor use, rustic and distressed or dressed for a smooth finish, railway sleepers can provide a solid building block for any number of projects. We’ve just had a freshly sawn delivery of beautiful oak sleepers arrive at Quay Timber. So here is our top 10 list of ideas and inspirations for sleepers ranging from garden to home! 

1. An oak sleeper fire surround or mantel.  

An oak mantle could provide a stunning centrepiece for any living room, giving your home a classy rustic aesthetic with timeless stlye.  


2. A stylish set of steps for a sloping garden. 

Here some treated hardwood sleepers have been used to step a garden, with some white gravel in the space to create an eye-catching contrast.