With new rules on fire wood supply taking effect on the 1st of May 2022 (for small suppliers) we currently looking at how we comply with the law and how we can best serve our customers old and new.
Quality Hampshire logs
Here at Wesnet Services Ltd, we have been providing quality Hampshire cut firewood to both private individuals and commercial customers in the local area for nearly Twenty years.
We provide free delivery within 15 miles of our base in the heart of the Southdowns at Clanfield, including: Cowplain, Waterlooville, Denmead, Havant, Hambledon, Droxford, Swanmore, Corhampton, Bishops Waltham, Wickham, Fareham (dependent on area), Hayling Island, Rowlands Castle, Emsworth, Petersfield, Liss; as well as parts of West Sussex.
Below is a map indicating the approximate area of free delivery. If you are still not sure if you are within 15 miles, ring us on 02392 595147 to find out. There may be a charge for delivery outside of these areas; please see below.
Our logs are of locally cut hardwood, cut and split to your specification.
We take great care over our product to make sure that it is up to your expectation.
Log bags @ £6.00 – also available thought a number of local outlets (prices may vary)
Loads of logs, loose (formore information see below) @ £115
Half loads available @ £65
Firewood sold as a loose load – “is all that wood for me…..?”
If you have the room to take a loose load it is a more cost-effective way of heating your home than log bags. The loose load is done by eye so is not an exact science, but we have never had any complaints about the size of load.
The loads comprise either a full-length pickup truck (7’6” X 5’), or equivalent trailer.
We are also able to offer a double load to customers with easy access**.
(** This unit is about 30ft long so requires a good area to turn and reverse)
|Our free delivery area
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Delivery is free to all customers within our working range (approx.15 miles of Clanfield); see Map. Our area includes:
Cowplain, Waterlooville, Denmead, Havant, Hambledon, Droxford, Swanmore, Fareham (dependent on area), Gosport (charges may apply), Hayling Island, Rowlands Castle, Emsworth, Petersfield, Liss as well as parts of West Sussex. If you are not sure if you are within 15 miles ring us on 02392 595147 to find out.
For customers outside this working range a delivery charge will be levied. Please ask for prices on ordering.
Note: delivery is to drop-off point only i.e. the point to which the delivery vehicle can back up. We do not generally carry out movement or stacking, but where this is required there may be an extra charge levied to cover the extra time involved in moving the logs. Where this may be necessary please notify at time of order.
Delivery to groups of neighbours
Wesnet Services Ltd are aware that although the firewood is carbon neutral, the fossil fuel used to process and transport it is not.
If you and your neighbours all burn wood, then group bookings can help the environment.
This year’s firewood
For information on burning this wood please ask when phoning.
The firewood for 2021/2022 comprises of mainly ash, beech and Sycamore with small quantities of other species including birch, hazel and oak.
All of the timber has come from our woodland management work, so is helping to sustain local woodland.
The importance of seasoning wood
It cannot be over-emphasised that the key to a good fire is well-seasoned wood. Seasoning only happens with time and dry, airy conditions. From May the 1st 2022 load of less than 2m3 which includes our standard truck load must have a Moisture content of less then 20% loads over 2m3 must be supplied with a notice stating there storage time.
It is important therefore that once delivered, the logs are stored under some sort of cover to keep them dry; ideally this would be a cover only to keep rain off whilst allowing side ventilation.
Keeping a few days’ supply (a week’s supply would be better, if you have the space) in the house, near the fire will reduce the water content to around 14-16 %. This is ideal for a good, warm fire.