Batu (Shorea) Decking

Also known as Yellow Balau which is found throughout Malaysia and Indonesia It is probably the most common type of timber seen in the use of constructing decks and has durability Class 2: It is a dense timber easily used and available.

Batu is ideal for timber decks and screens. It is very similar to Merbau and is a hard and durable timber which is yellow brown, reddish brown or sometimes purplish brown and which darkens with age. It has a fine to medium texture with a wavy interlocked grain and a medium to low shrinkage rate.


Austin Developments is a full service install Supplier.
We only supply decking products that we install.

We are a preferred reseller of NewTechwood UltraShield composite decking, cladding and fencing products in Western Australia.

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What our clients say

It’s been a very positive experience.

Austin Developments did a large decking and Patio project at our place in Mosman Park. We haven’t done this type of thing before so they were very open to discuss different ideas and gave good insight based on previous projects they had completed. When the decking was constructed they were open to do little add-ons

Ian Foulsham

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