Attic trusses

Increased space, increased value – the benefits of attic roof trusses!

If you’re planning a self-build project, an effective way to give yourself the option of more space is to opt for attic trusses. When designing your new home, space is always a consideration – and even if your planned property seems adequate for your needs now, you never know when you might need more room. Who knows when you might …

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Posi joist

A great addition to our offering…

Whilst our focus is always on instant quotes and direct delivery of quality roof trusses, we’re always looking for ways to improve our offering. Having seen increased usage of posi joists for roofing projects (as well as their more traditional use in floors), we are expanding our range so that we can better meet your needs. Posi joists (also known …

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Instant quotes and easy uploads…

Our new online roof truss service may only be a few weeks old, but it’s already proving to be useful to timber merchants, small developers, self-builders and architects in and around the area. It’s a quick, simple and hassle-free way to get roof trusses delivered directly to your site in just five working days. And to make it extra easy, …

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A stack of completed wooden roof trussed by Donaldson Direct

Order roof trusses, direct to your door in 5 working days with Donaldson Direct

We are excited to announce that Donaldson Direct is now officially live! Our new platform provides a simple and fast way to order roof trusses, which will be delivered to site in just five working days. Available to access via our website, for delivery direct to customers within a 100-mile radius from a dedicated site in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire …

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Garry Young, General Manager at Donaldson Direct

Meet our team – Gary Young, General Manager

Gary Young joined the Donaldson Family in January 2022 as the General Manager of Donaldson Direct. We talked to him about what the job involves and delivering on our promises to customers.   What does your job involve?   I’m responsible for the day-to-day running of our Welwyn Garden city site. This involves ensuring that customer needs are met, that we meet …

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Our experts answer some common roof truss questions

Whether you’re not sure where to start with taking measurements or just need to know the materials we use to manufacture the trusses available from Donaldson Direct, our expert team have the answers… What are the trusses made of? Trusses are made of two key components – TR26 imported timber and metal connector plates which join each timber piece together …

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A quick and simple guide to our trusses

Donaldson Direct specialise in supplying roof trusses to timber/builders’ merchants, small developers, self-builders and architects. We offer a range of different sizes of fink trusses – the most widely used type of truss – which are often used for projects such as new build homes, garages and extensions. A fink truss is a basic webbed truss design which offers good …

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A guide to roof trusses – and how Donaldson Direct deliver

We may be a new name in the sector but, as part of the Donaldson Group, we’ve got a lot of experience and expertise behind us. Over 160 years’ worth to be exact. It means that innovation is in our DNA and that we’ve got an enviable heritage to live up to. It also means that you can trust us …

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Simple, reliable and fast

With Donaldson Direct, you can get an instant online quote for the trusses you need, then – if it suits your budget – place an order that you know will be delivered to your site within five working days. This innovative new service offers you instant quotes on a variety of standard roof trusses. You don’t have to make a …

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