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The Somerlap blog

Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from Somerlap, plus get garden tips and advice from our knowledgable team.

Welcome to our 6 new staff members!

Welcome to our 6 new staff members!

The Somerlap success story continues, and we've recently welcomed six new members of staff. The pallet production team has been bolstered in anticipation of the pre-Chri...

Spreading the Somerlap message around the world with bespoke packing cases…

Spreading the Somerlap message around the world with bespoke packing cases…

Here at Somerlap we don’t just help our customers to store their products – we’ll help to send them on to their own customers too! One of our customers makes indus...

Pallets are not just for storing and transporting...

Pallets are not just for storing and transporting...

We’ve recently found our pallets being used as patio furniture, part of a village hall, a desk, and even walls for a restaurant in the Olympic Village. We’ve now fou...

Parliamentary Private Secretary comes to visit

Parliamentary Private Secretary comes to visit

We welcomed an honourable visitor recently when MP James Heappey, recently appointed as a Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP,...

From Lorry Curtains to Urban Bags!

From Lorry Curtains to Urban Bags!

If you’ve read our blog you’ll know that we at Somerlap are keen on being as environmentally friendly as we can. But we bet you didn’t know that that extends to ou...

Composite decking

Composite decking

You may have heard of ‘composite decking’ and wondered what it is? Composite decking is a unique product made from wood and plastic polymers, which makes it very res...

Timber bird tables delight local school children

Timber bird tables delight local school children

Colin Taylor (left) with Somerlap's Technical Administration Manager, Nigel Puddy holding the 'Thank You' card made by the school children Somerlap are always happy t...

Think timber pallets are just for storage? Think again...

Think timber pallets are just for storage? Think again...

Timber pallets being used as desks during a pallet manufacturing show in Germany. Somerlap Pallets supply timber pallets to companies across the UK – it’s what ou...

Double celebration for Somerlap's Nigel

Double celebration for Somerlap's Nigel

Technical Administration Manager, Nigel Puddy (left) with Somerlap MD, Kevin Bond Somerlap’s Technical Administration Manager, Nigel Puddy has twice the reason to c...

Winter fuel? In Spring?

Winter fuel? In Spring?

Although Spring is in the air, there are still a few weeks left to enjoy cosy evenings curled up in front of the fire. Even if you have already stopped having real fi...

Do fixings and fittings matter?

Do fixings and fittings matter?

In short, yes! Ensuring you use quality fixings and fittings in your garden projects will help increase both their longevity and stability. We take a closer loo...

Replacing wind damaged fence panels

Replacing wind damaged fence panels

Winter storms, high winds and driving rain typically cause havoc to garden fences. Replacing damaged panels with durable, well built fence panels and ensuring your p...

A year in review: Somerlap best sellers 2018

A year in review: Somerlap best sellers 2018

A huge 'thank you' to all our customers, old and new, for their continued custom throughout 2018. Somerlap were delighted to receive so much positive feedback throughout ...

Get ready for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Get ready for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

The highly popular RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch takes place over three days, from 26-28 January 2019 and this year it celebrates its 40th anniversary.    What is the RS...

Christmas charity support from Somerlap

Christmas charity support from Somerlap

Somerlap are happy to announce that their chosen Christmas charity this year is Somewhere to Go. Based in Weston-super-Mare, Somewhere to Go is a registered charity that...