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Parquet Flooring

Parquet flooring is where individual pieces or blocks of wood are fitted together to form a patterned floor. Usually, but not necessarily, these patterns are geometric in shape, and the most popular of them are created using four-sided blocks. The best known patterns are chevron and herringbone, although basket weave, Flanders weave or brick patterns in both stack bond or stretcher bond are also absolutely stunning, and the classic pattern know as Versailles is once again becoming popular. The complexity of installation meant that parquet flooring was traditionally a sign of wealth, but modern milling methods now make it a truly beautiful option open to all.

The benefits of modern parquet flooring

Dating back to seventeenth century France, the earliest well-known examples of parquet flooring are in the Palace de Versailles. Individual wood blocks were used to replace the marble flooring because the joists beneath the marble were rotting away due to constant washing.

Until recently the individual blocks used to create parquet were only available in solid wood. Installing was a time consuming process, even for experienced fitters, since the blocks had to be sanded down and finished with numerous coats once in place on site. But in the last 10 years pre-finished blocks have become available in both solid and engineered wood. The latter are often available in larger dimensions than is traditional, resulting in a more contemporary parquet pattern, and are often suitable for installation over underfloor heating.

Now Havwoods are also available to offer parquet flooring in even more labour-saving options. Both our chevron and Versailles patterns are available in pre-finished, pre-assembled panels, making installation a truly simple operation.

Parquet patterns with a difference

Standard herringbone and chevron patterns are now very much on trend, but at Havwoods we are committed to serving the trends of the future. Our Italian Collection consists of matching chevrons, parquet blocks and short planks in eight shades which provide you with the optimum timbers from which to cut your very own designs, for inspiration see how Fabled Studio used them at Jamavar. And, given the renaissance of intricately patterned flooring, we are particularly excited about the latest additions to our Design collection. Mansion Weave, Diamond and Stretched Hexagon are three unusual blocks which are each available in three shades. Use single shades or mix them to create your own, totally unique floor.

Design your own parquet floor

To create a totally unique, really complex parquet floor you need a team of talented carpenters experienced in laying floors. Alternatively you can enlist the help of Havwoods Bespoke. This is precisely what designers Virgile and Partners did when they wanted to reproduce the intricate pattern of triangles, rhombi and trapezoids devised for Harvey Nichols in wood. So too did consultancy United Designers for the flooring in the Cambridge House apartments at One Tower Bridge. You design the concept and Havwoods Bespoke will deliver it, fully finished, in easy to install engineered panels.


HW6402 Cottage Character 70mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

HW6402 Cottage Character 70mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Brushed; Matt Lacquered; Tongue & Groove; 4-Sided ..

HW6408 Coffee Character 70mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

HW6408 Coffee Character 70mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Brushed; Matt Lacquered; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side..

HW3005 Blanco Prime 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

HW3005 Blanco Prime 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side..

HW3280 Cedro Character 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

HW3280 Cedro Character 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side..

HW3274 Eston Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

HW3274 Eston Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Brushed; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Sid..

HW3272 Melfort Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

HW3272 Melfort Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Brushed & Smoked; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & ..

HW3270 Unity Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

HW3270 Unity Character 100mm Engineered Herringbone Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Brushed; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Sid..

HW3196 Silver Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

HW3196 Silver Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 35° Chevron Pattern; Brushed; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side B..

HW3194 Copper Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

HW3194 Copper Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 35° Chevron Pattern; Brushed; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side B..

HW3192 Chase Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

HW3192 Chase Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 35° Chevron Pattern; Brushed; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side B..

HW3190 Willow Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

HW3190 Willow Rustic 305mm Engineered 35° Chevron Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 35° Chevron Pattern; Brushed; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side B..

HW3010 Cedro Character 120mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW3010 Cedro Character 120mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; 4-Side..

HW1132 Melfort Character 840mm Engineered Oak Versailles Wood Flooring

HW1132 Melfort Character 840mm Engineered Oak Versailles Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Versailles Pattern; Smoked & Brushed; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Gro..

BPFH13/1611/120 Jutland Rustic 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

BPFH13/1611/120 Jutland Rustic 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Distressed & Smoked; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue &am..

RECM2130 Rush Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

RECM2130 Rush Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Genuine Reclaimed; Engineered American Oak; Sanded; Herringbone Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue &am..

RECM2126 Rill Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

RECM2126 Rill Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Genuine Reclaimed; Engineered American Oak; Sanded; Herringbone Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue &..

RECM2122 Beck Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

RECM2122 Beck Rustic 115mm Reclaimed Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Genuine Reclaimed; Engineered European Oak; Sanded; Herringbone Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue &..

HW7000 Nebbia Select 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

HW7000 Nebbia Select 120mm Engineered Oak Herringbone Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Herringbone Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevell..

HW16407 Notte – Plank Select 120mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW16407 Notte – Plank Select 120mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Brushed & Fumed; Lacquered Finish; Tongue & Groove..

HW16406 Bronzo – Plank Select 118mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW16406 Bronzo – Plank Select 118mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Brushed & Thermo; Matt Lacquered Finish; Tongue & ..

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