Product Code: WAT-03974

Tanalised Softwood Garden Sleepers (8ft)

Our softwood railway sleepers are perfect for building raised flower beds, retaining walls, and steps. They also make an attractive border for rustic-style paths and lawns

Softwood sleepers are lighter and easier to handle and cut than reclaimed hardwood ones, so they are a great choice for gardeners and DIYers alike.

These sleepers are new wood, not reclaimed, and are tanalised (treated with preservative) to extend their life in your garden project. When properly maintained, you can expect softwood railway sleepers to last up to 20 years.


2400mm x 200mm x 100mm

£22.50 Excl. VAT (inc VAT)£18.75 (exc VAT)

SIZE: 200x100x2400mm8"x4"x8'

50 in stock (can be backordered)

UK wide delivery.
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Tanalised Softwood Garden Sleepers Tanalised (8′) 2.4m x 200mm x 100mm

Tanalised softwood garden sleepers are a popular choice for landscaping and construction projects. They’re favoured by gardeners for their durability, versatility, and eco-friendly properties. These treated softwood sleepers, often made from pine or spruce, undergo a pressure treatment process known as Tanalisation. This process enhances their resistance to decay, rot, and insect infestation.

One of the key benefits of tanalised garden sleepers is their exceptional durability. Through the Tanalisation process, the wood is impregnated with a preservative solution, penetrating deep into the fibres. Consequently, this provides long-lasting protection against environmental factors. This treatment ensures that the sleepers maintain their structural integrity even when exposed to moisture, soil, and other harsh conditions. Moreover, this makes them ideal for outdoor use in landscaping, garden construction, and retaining wall projects.

In addition to their durability, tanalised softwood garden sleepers offer versatility in design and application. Available in 8ft lengths, these sleepers are easily cut to suit various landscaping needs. Whether it’s creating raised beds, edging pathways, or building decorative features these sleepers will rise to the challenge. Their natural appearance and smooth finish make them a versatile choice for both traditional and contemporary design schemes, adding a touch of rustic charm to any outdoor space.

Furthermore, tanalised softwood garden sleepers are an environmentally responsible choice for landscaping projects. The Tanalisation process utilizes a water-based preservative that is free from harmful chemicals like arsenic and chromium, ensuring that the treated wood is safe for use in garden settings. By extending the lifespan of the sleepers, Tanalisation reduces the need for frequent replacement, minimizing waste and conserving natural resources in the long run.

DIY Friendly

From a practical standpoint, tanalised softwood garden sleepers are easy to work with and install, making them suitable for DIY enthusiasts and professional landscapers alike. Their lightweight nature and consistent dimensions streamline the construction process, allowing for quick and efficient installation. Additionally, the preservative treatment ensures that the sleepers remain low-maintenance, requiring minimal upkeep over their lifespan.

Tanalised softwood garden sleepers offer a winning combination of durability, versatility, and sustainability for landscaping and construction projects. Whether used for functional purposes or decorative accents, these treated sleepers provide a reliable and aesthetically pleasing solution that enhances the beauty and longevity of outdoor spaces. With their eco-friendly properties and ease of use, tanalised softwood sleepers are an excellent choice for anyone looking to create durable and attractive landscape features.


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