As the Senior Timber Frame Consultant in BM TRADA’s Timber Consultancy team Robin Lancashire has a long and distinguished career in promoting best practice in timber frame construction.


Holding a BSc in Building and with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, he was instrumental in developing BM TRADA’s frameCHECK service. Robin’s technical expertise has helped countless architects, main contractors, developers, housing associations, building control and warranty providers with impartial advice during design, construction and in use. 

When he’s not providing professional advice, he delivers practical training on timber frame technology and represents TRADA on the Structural Timber Association’s Technical Committee. 

Robin is a regular speaker at industry conferences, contributes to trade journals and has co-authored a number of important books, including Timber Frame Construction 5th Edition, the acknowledged technical manual for the timber frame industry.