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

We are extremely pleased with how the deck has come up.

Hi Zane, We are extremely pleased with how the deck has come up.¬†Jamie has done a great job with the installation. He has been very particular and I can’t fault the quality of his work, especially where he has cut in and around tricky areas such as downpipes etc. Boards are dead flat and joins […]