Alex Miller Contracting

Layer Road



Essex CO5 7NH


Phone: 07709 228392



Business hours 8am-6pm Monday to Saturday

What's new?

Expanded business hours

We're now open earlier to serve you better.

What's for sale

GRADE ONE ( ash, hornbeam, beech,

                   hawthorn and black thorn) 

                   This category is the highest

                   quality wood we supply,

                   best suited to open

                   fires as it doesn't spit.

£90 per cubic meter- CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.

GRADE TWO (sweet chestnut logs)
                    Sweet chestnut is a good
                    quality log best suited
                    for logburners.
                    We recommend grade two for
                    logburners as it spits.
£80 per cubic meter

GRADE THREE (softwood)

                    Softwood is a budget wood,

                    ideal for mixing with coal,

                    starting your fire or just

                    burning on its own.

£70 per cubic meter

                                 KILN DRIED LOGS


We now offer kiln dried logs at only £20 per cubic extra. This means you can have ready to go guaranteed logs of below 20% moisture content.


The logs are dried in our specialy build log drying kiln. It is powered by renewable resources such as straw and waste wood.


Kiln dried prices per cubic meter:




GRADE 1 LOGS: £110


GRADE 2 LOGS: £100




All prices are including VAT and local delivery.

We deliver logs to Colchester, Mersea Island, Tollesbury, Maldon, Tiptree, Kelvedon, Marks Tey, Great Horksley, Ardleigh, Elmstead Market, Arlesford, Wivenhoe areas and further. 

  • There are approximately 325 logs in a cubic meter of loose filled loads if the logs are cut to 10 inch lengths.
  • We can cut logs to a length from 6 inches up to 24 inches long to suit your wood burning needs.  There is a £10 charge for cutting to lengths shorter than 10 inches, due to the extra time it takes.
  • Multiple cubic meters can be ordered, discount is possible depending on distance to deliver.
  • Delivery is free to local areas. There may be a delivery charge depending on distance.
  • Order in the summer and get it in the log store to make sure that you have dry,  ready to burn wood in the winter, if you order more than you need don't worry it doesn't go out of date. 
  • Our logs are sold with at least one years seasoning but normally have been seasoned for approximatly two years. The moisture content can vary depending on the weather so MAKE SURE YOU ORDER IN ADVANCE.