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Wide Plank Flooring

Wide plank wood flooring delivers arguably one of the most impressive looking floors, and it is ideally suited to the larger, free-flowing spaces so often seen in contemporary design. Imposing wide boards truly accentuate a big space and create a real talking point of their own.

Of course, "wide" is a subjective word. At Havwoods we only use it in respect of one-strip planks that are greater than 200mm wide, although some suppliers class 190mm, or even 180mm planks as being "wide". If you are looking for boards narrower than 200mm on this website, search 'wood planks' and use the relevant filter for the width you require. And if you don't see exactly what you are looking for here, some of the planks in our Henley collection are also available to order in 220mm and 260mm widths - just give us a call on +44(0)1524 737000.

Why are wood planks getting wider?

Wood absorbs moisture so, depending upon the amount of moisture in the air at any given time, it can swell and shrink. And when this happens bigger boards are in greater danger of cupping, warping or gapping than smaller ones. For this reason, solid wood planks are, by modern standards, usually quite narrow.

Engineered wood - where layers of wood are bonded together, with the grain of each layer running at right angles to the next - is far more stable, making it far more suitable for a really wide board.

The ultimate in wide boards

If you are looking for the ultimate big board statement, you need look no further than Havwoods' Hand Grade collection. These spectacular products come in random lengths up to 4m and range from 280mm right up to 480mm wide. Two different designs - a bevelled edge plank with a smooth surface and a textured, sculptured board - and eight stunning shades ensure optimum choice.

When to fit wide plank wood flooring

There are absolutely no rules when using a wider board: they look good anywhere. Although large, open spaces would appear to be their most natural habitat, planks up to 260mm wide also work well in small spaces. This is because there is a much higher proportion of wood to join, so the floor appears less busy and this opens up a smaller room. Always remember, whatever the grade of wood, a wider plank will emphasise its characteristics. So in a rustic or character grade plank, the intricate patterns around the knots stand out even more, whilst the elegance of a clean grain will also be highlighted.


HW2070 Auzers – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW2070 Auzers – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Brushed; 1-Strip Pattern; Matt Lacquered Finish; Click System; Bevelled Edg..

HW3973 Casale Character 240mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW3973 Casale Character 240mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

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

HW986 European Oak Character 220mm Engineered Wood Flooring

HW986 European Oak Character 220mm Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; Unfinished; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled Edge. T..

HW633 Trend Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW633 Trend Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; Matt Lacquered Finish; Click System; 4-Side Bevell..

HW631 Coffee Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW631 Coffee Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; Matt Lacquered Finish; Click System; 4-Side Bevell..

HW613 Chocolate Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW613 Chocolate Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; Matt Lacquered Finish; Click System; 4-Sided Bevel..

HW3632 Blanco Character 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW3632 Blanco Character 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled Edg..

HW3967 Destiny Character 220mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW3967 Destiny Character 220mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled Edge. ..

HW88108 Consul 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88108 Consul 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Sculptured Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Rou..

HW88107 Duke 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88107 Duke 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Sculptured Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Rou..

HW88106 Shanklin 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88106 Shanklin 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Sculptured Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Rou..

HW88105 Galway 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88105 Galway 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Sculptured Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Rou..

HW88102 Hallam 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88102 Hallam 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Flat Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled ..

HW88101 Ryder 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW88101 Ryder 280-480mm Rustic Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Flat Surface; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled ..

HW966 Arena Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW966 Arena Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled Edg..

HW964 Amendo Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW964 Amendo Rustic 260mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Sanded; UV Oiled Finish; Tongue & Groove; Bevelled Edg..

BPF19/5202/220 Highland Peak Rustic 220mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

BPF19/5202/220 Highland Peak Rustic 220mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; 1-Strip Pattern; Brushed, Rough Sawn & Smoked; Oiled Finish; Tongue &..

HW2078 Alzon – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW2078 Alzon – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Brushed; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Click System; Bevelled EdgeThicknes..

HW2077 Olanna – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW2077 Olanna – Wide Character 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Brushed; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Click System; Bevelled Edge Thickne..

HW2076 Seana – Wide Classic 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

HW2076 Seana – Wide Classic 207mm Engineered Oak Wood Flooring

Engineered European Oak; Brushed; 1-Strip Pattern; Oiled Finish; Click System; Bevelled Edge Thickne..

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