About Our Timber Sleepers

What are Timber Sleepers?

Railway sleepers are hugely versatile, perfect for creating a garden border or raised features. They can also be used to give more structure by creating retaining walls or edging, an ideal replacement for brick or stone. Manufactured from rough-sawn timber, our range of sleepers are pressure-treated to provide abrasion, mildew and rot-resistance to ensure longlasting use.

What does Champion Timber offer?

Champion Timber stock a range of high-quality railway sleepers in a variety of different sizes, perfect for your landscape gardening needs. Our timber railway sleepers are suitable for all landscaping projects such as raised beds, play areas decking, edging & steps.

How long do Timber Sleepers last?

15 to 20 years - While timber may not be as long-lasting as concrete, it has a natural appearance that may be perfect for many front or back gardens. If timber sleepers are professionally installed and treated, it can last many years and enhance the appearance of your garden. For greater longevity, timber sleepers can last 15 to 20 years.

How do you keep wooden sleepers from rotting?

Wood preservative treatments provide garden sleepers with protective properties that help prevent rot, mould and fungal growth, as well as help to form a defence against the elements. It is best to apply a wood preservative before installation of your sleeper so that you can paint all sides.