Western Red Cedar Slatted Screen Boards

£8.99 (inc VAT) £7.49 (ex VAT) per linear metre

Slatted screen boards are produced from fine-grained, old-growth, exceptional Western Red Cedar wood fibre sourced from the coastal regions of British Columbia.

These slatted screen boards are almost entirely knot-free and virtually all heartwood, making them one of the highest quality Western Red Cedar screening products available anywhere.

Please note: Some 17x89mm Slatted Screen Boards are available for 'pre-order' only with an estimated delivery date into our warehouse of w/c 30th May.

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Product Details

  • Sizes: 17 x 89mm.
  • Grade: Silva Clear A & Better. 
  • Profile: Boards have a rectangular profile. 
  • Installation: Horizontal orientation.
  • Surface texture: Smooth.

Key Properties

  • Colour: Colour palette of mellow colour tones, which vary from light amber to dark reddish-brown.
  • Appearance: Virtually no knots. 
  • Durability: When properly finished and maintained, Western Red Cedar will deliver decades of trouble-free service. It has a decay resistance of durability class 2 (durable) according to the EN 113 standard. 
  • Stability: Western Red Cedar has excellent dimensional stability because of its low wood density and shrinkage factor.  Shrinkage and swelling are minimal, displaying only small movements with changes in humidity.
  • Density: The wood of Western Red Cedar is light, weighing 370 to 385 kg/m³ when kiln-dried (12-15% moisture content). Natural variation will occur between individual boards.
  • Kiln-dried: Boards are kiln-dried resulting in improved dimensional stability with the ability to apply a finish immediately and the opportunity to install with minimal site acclimatisation.
  • Grading: Silva Clear A & Better. 
  • Sourcing/certification: Western Red Cedar is sourced from the most sustainably managed forests in the world in British Columbia, Canada.

Optional Extras

  • Finishes: We recommend a finish is applied to all surfaces, including ends, before installation. Choose from a wide range of Sansin paint and stain products.

Slatted Screens Can Enhance a Garden’s Style With a Contemporary Look

  • Creates a surface with ever-changing patterns of light and shadow.
  • Provides a wonderful backdrop for plants and foliage.
  • Simple installation method transforms landscapes instantly.
  • Provide privacy without complete obstruction.
  • Horizontal boards are more effective at screening against the wind than a solid fence.
  • Can provide shade without sacrificing natural light.
  • Defines boundaries within the garden - separates relaxation areas from storage space.
  • A well-designed and carefully built screen can provide a wonderful focal point for an outdoor space, so choosing the correct material is paramount.
  • No other material compares to Western Red Cedar in terms of appearance, with beautiful warm colours and tight grain patterns providing a stunning natural material.

Western Red Cedar Slatted Screen Boards are graded on one face only. Boards are not reversible and, as such, some surface/roller marks may be expected on the rear of the boards.

Size Linear Metre
17 x 89mm £7.49£8.99

Recommended Posts

90 x 90mm Standard Posts.

Recommended Nails

50mm Flat Head Stainless Steel Annular Ring Nails.


For ease of installation and to create a uniform gap an 17mm space is recommended between boards. As the slatted screen boards are 17mm thick, a simple trick is to balance the face of a loose board on top of the fixed board, then fasten the next board above this, removing the loose length once completed. 

Grade & Quality

Silva Clear A & Better Grade & Quality Description

This product carries Programme for the Endorsement of Forest  Certification  (PEFC)

The PEFC Council is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 1999 which promotes sustainably managed forests through independent third-party certification. The PEFC provides an assurance mechanism to purchasers of wood and paper products that they are promoting the sustainable management of forests.

PEFC works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social, and ethical standards. Thanks to its eco-label, customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainably managed forests.

Silva Timber meets the requirements for PEFC Chain of Custody within the BM TRADA Certification Limited Scheme for TRADA - Trak chain of custody certification.

Certificate number: BMT-PEFC-0319

Western Red Cedar is the ultimate green building material. It is legally, responsibly, and sustainably harvested in the publicly managed forests of British Columbia, Canada. Less than 1% of standing timber is harvested each year.

For each tree harvested, three are replanted to ensure the forests will exist in perpetuity. Western Red Cedar has a low impact on the environment throughout its life cycle. It requires significantly less energy to produce than man-made alternatives and is bio-degradable.



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£45.00 / £95.00 / £145 / £195.00 / POA depending on location.

You can view our detailed delivery charges and services here.

Please note: As with most building supplies, delivery is to the kerbside only.

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Typically within 48 hours (subject to stock availability).