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Railway Sleepers For Your Garden



If you are looking for a way to create garden pathways, borders or even an area to grow vegetables, railway sleepers might be your answer. Railway sleepers offer many benefits and can help transform any garden into a beautiful space that is practical as well.

Types of Railway Sleepers for Your Garden


There are many different types of railway sleepers available and they can be used for a wide variety of purposes.


The most common types that you will see in gardens are the untreated, ground contact sleeper or treated with Creosote which is designed to have direct contact with the soil. These might just look like planks but there are variations in the thickness, width and length.

Uses for Railway Sleepers in a Garden


There are many ways that you can use railway sleepers in your garden. Some of the most popular include:

Pathways - A great way to create a pathway through your garden is to use railway sleepers. They are durable and can easily be stained or painted to match your garden's décor.

Raised Beds - Railway sleepers are perfect for creating raised beds in your garden. You can use them to create different levels and designs, or even to create a herb or vegetable garden.

Fences - If you're looking for a unique way to fence in your garden, our railway sleepers in Kent are a great option. You can use them to create different heights and designs that suit your taste.

Decorative Pieces - Railway sleepers also work well as decorative pieces in the home or garden. They come in many shapes and sizes so you can easily find one (or more!) that will look amazing!

Sitting Areas - If you have a green space in your garden that is just too grassy, railway sleepers are perfect for creating sitting areas. They're comfortable and sturdy so they won't collapse under the weight of someone sitting on them!

More Ideas

There are many more ways to use railway sleepers in your garden or home. You can speak to one of the friendly HSW Timber Ltd staff if you would like to know what our other customers use their sleepers for.

Railway sleepers are a very versatile timber product, as they can be used to create both rustic and contemporary features in your garden. In addition, they are a great way to add some colour, as they come in a range of different colours, including black, brown and green.

Finally, railway sleepers are very durable, so you can be sure that they will last for many years, especially if they are treated. Speak to us if you would like to know more about our range and the best solutions to your planned garden projects.

Railway Sleepers from HSW Timber in Kent
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