Balau - Hardwood Decking

£7.23 per linear metre Exc. V.A.T. and Delivery.
Balau Decking by Co2 Balau

Reversible Smooth/Castellated Decking

21mm X 145mm

£7.23 per linear metre

All Prices Exc. V.A.T. and Delivery.

Supplied in random lengths between 2440mm (8ft) and 3660mm (12ft).

If you require a specific length please contact us for availability.

Our decking is smooth faced one side and castellated the other. It can be fitted with either face facing upwards depending on your requirements.

Being a hardwood with a Class 2 durability rating can be left untreated, but will easily take a good quality decking oil. Many people like to enhance the natural look and feel of Balau by oiling it. Please see please see our accessories page.

Having problems working out how much to order? Click here for our quantity calculator.

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Balau Decking by Co2 Balau

To order samples of our Balau Decking please visit our sister site Co2Timber by click here N.B. open a new window.

One of the most popular hardwood timbers for decking within the UK. It's natural resistant to rot, insect damage, and warping makes Balau a good choice for the UK climate. Installed properly it will give you a low maintenance decking which can withstand the elements for many years.

A strong timber which can support heavy loads and a high foot traffic, reddish-brown in appearance it can add warmth and character to your outdoor space. A very dense straight grained hardwood timber with few knots perfect for all exterior decking.

Smooth profile balau decking
Balau Smooth Decking
Balau Castellated profile decking
Balau Castellated Decking

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Key Points

What is Yellow Balau?

Commonly just called Balau, is produced from trees of Shorea species that are mostly found in Southeast Asian regions. Its other name is Bangkirai.

What can I use Balau for?

Decking, cladding, flooring, structural timber, building ship, barrels, etc.


Class 2 for durability - the natural high oil content (similar to teak) gives it resistance against insects, extreme weather, warping and twisting.


Janka Hardness of 1,600 lbf (7,120 N) - Hard


Our Balau is FSC, SVLK - Indonesia’s Timber Legality Assurance system, and FLEGT - a Organisation to combat illegal logging.

I've not seen Balau before can I order a sample?

Yes, please visit our sister site Co2Timber by click here N.B. open a new window.

Required Boards Calculators

* Please note this is a guide calculation and includes 10% wastage.

Area to Deck sqm

Gap between Decking (Recommended 6mm) mm

To work out the square meter (sqm) required please see our FAQ page or click here

N.B. Minimum order value is £450.00 + VAT - Excluding Accessories and Delivery if Required.