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ABOUT US

We are a family run business with over 35 years of knowledge, skills & expertise handcrafting replica oak products to fit your style and measurements.

SERVICES

SUPPLY

We make replica oak beams, RSJ covers, fireplace lintels, window lintels, posts, planking, panelling, elbows, L-shapes, joists, A-frames, trusses and purlins.

INSTALLATION

After an order is complete, we travel to your location anywhere in the UK to install our replica oak products in your property.

DELIVERY

We have a private courier service to deliver orders to any UK postcode.

COLLECTION

With suitable transport, you can collect your own order from our workshop in Doncaster.

Please note: Our delivery & collection options are for those who prefer to install our replica oak products themself, following our easy instruction guide provided, and is more suitable for smaller projects.

WHY CHOOSE OAKCAST 

SUSTAINABLE

Replica oak products are a sustainable way of adding the character of a period property without contributing to global warming as they are not made from real wood.


Oak trees fight climate change and have a critical role in our eco-system as they absorb carbon dioxide and return oxygen into our environment.


Wildlife such as birds, squirrels, badgers, deer and insects also rely on oak trees for food and habitat.


There is a lot of waste material involved in the process of using real oak wood for coverings due to being hollowed out first, whereas our artificial beams are U-shaped to begin with which saves time and money.

AFFORDABLE

Real oak is expensive because it is under threat of extinction due to harvesting tonnes of timber to make timber frame buildings, furniture, flooring, wine barrels, fire wood and veneers.


The oak that is currently being used is from trees our ancestors planted since it takes many generations to reach maturity for harvesting but very few have been grown since.

 

Our products are made from natural materials which are  handcrafted to perfection for a wood effect indistinguishable to real oak and are available in French light oak, English light oak, medium oak or dark oak.

EXQUISITE

Oakcast was the first company in the world to create replica oak beams from plaster, founded by William Bradley, and is a family run business with over 35 years of knowledge, skills and expertise handcrafting replica oak products to fit your style and measurements.


We have worked all over Great Britain, installing our made-to-order replica oak products in various building types from English heritage and commercial property to newly erected buildings, house extensions and tiny cottages. 


There is high demand for our RSJ covers as they are a such a beautiful and stylish way to hide unsightly steel RSJ's, joists or pipework, and are significantly lighter than real oak and don't require a structural engineer.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

★★★★★


"We were really delighted by the service and the amazing result achieved. Oakcast finished the project earlier than stated and the quality of work is exceptional - It is indistinguishable from old oak. We would highly recommend this company."


Stephen Plant

★★★★★


"We rang Oakcast and they came out, measured up, gave us a price there and then. A week later, the beams were fitted. I say 'beams', but in reality they are works of art. They are absolutely amazing. We love them and would recommend Oakcast to anyone who wants to hide steelwork or simply 'dress' their home up a bit. We'll be back to have more rooms fitted out."


Dani Pegley 

★★★★★


"Over the last couple of years, Oakcast have supplied and installed new large oak effect beams in our lounge, dining room, study and kitchen. We are still in awe as to how amazing they are and how much they have transformed our house. We are absolutely thrilled with them! In addition to which Bill, Denise and Ryan are a pleasure to do business with and we would have no hesitation in recommending them!"


Jez & Hiromi

PRODUCT SAMPLES

Samples are available upon request for you to see that the quality of our replica oak products cannot be beaten by rival companies.