• Vanilla Flooring

    Vanilla Flooring
  • Blonde Flooring

    Blonde Flooring
  • Honey Flooring

    Honey Flooring
  • Auburn Flooring

    Auburn Flooring
  • Cocoa Flooring

    Cocoa Flooring
  • Platinum Flooring

    Platinum Flooring
  • Silver Flooring

    Silver Flooring
  • Smoky Grey Flooring

    Smoky Grey Flooring
  • Brunette Flooring

    Brunette Flooring
  • Monochrome Flooring

    Monochrome Flooring
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  • Dark Wood Flooring

    Dark Wood Flooring
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    Light Wood Floors
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    Medium Wood Floors
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  • Wood Planks

    Wood Planks
  • Narrow Plank Flooring

    Narrow Plank Flooring
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    Wide Plank Flooring
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  • Herringbone Flooring Blocks

    Herringbone Flooring Blocks
  • Mosaic Patterns

    Mosaic Patterns
  • Parquet Flooring

    Parquet Flooring
  • Versailles & Design Panels

    Versailles & Design Panels
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  • Gold Leaf

    Gold Leaf
  • Hand Grade Collection

    Hand Grade Collection
  • The Italian Collection

    The Italian Collection
  • Henley

  • Pureplank

  • Relik

  • V Collection

    V Collection
  • Venture Plank

    Venture Plank
  • Vertical

  • PurePanel®

  • Colossal

  • Havwoods Bespoke

    Havwoods Bespoke
  • Magna®

  • Trekker

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    Product Ranges Explained
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  • American Black Walnut Flooring

    American Black Walnut Flooring
  • Ash Flooring

    Ash Flooring
  • Beech Flooring

    Beech Flooring
  • Douglas Fir Flooring

    Douglas Fir Flooring
  • European Oak Veneer

    European Oak Veneer
  • Oak Cladding

    Oak Cladding
  • Oak Flooring

    Oak Flooring
  • Pine Cladding

    Pine Cladding
  • Pine Flooring

    Pine Flooring
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  • Engineered Wood Flooring

    Engineered Wood Flooring
  • Wood Flooring

    Wood Flooring
  • Solid Wood Flooring

    Solid Wood Flooring
  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring

    Reclaimed Wood Flooring
  • Pre Finished Veneer Panels

    Pre Finished Veneer Panels
  • Magnetic Wood Flooring

    Magnetic Wood Flooring
  • Click-system Herringbone

    Click-system Herringbone
  • Composite Decking

    Composite Decking
  • Composite Cladding

    Composite Cladding
  • Wood Cladding

    Wood Cladding
  • Veneers


Herringbone Flooring Blocks

Herringbone Flooring is the most popular form of parquetry in use today. Unlike a chevron pattern, where the short ends are cut at an angle, the pattern is produced using a simple rectangular block. Traditionally, the herringbone flooring pattern was created using blocks that were made from solid wood and were relatively small, but modern methods now allow us to offer a stunning range of shades, finishes and sizes right up to 600mm long, providing a really contemporary take on what is a very traditional patterned floor.

What is Herringbone Flooring?

Herringbone flooring is the most popular form of parquetry and it is a pattern which has been around for centuries. Approximately 2500 years ago Romans engineers found that its crisscrossing arrangement provided the optimum structure for their roads, now it might be the perfect flooring for your home. Traditionally, a herringbone wood floor would have been considered a symbol of wealth, as the pattern would take a craftsman a considerable time to create. However, due to advancements in the accuracy of milling machinery, each individual piece is cut to such a consistent size that the blocks fit together perfectly, avoiding the requirement for repeated individual adjustment. As a result, a Havwoods modern Herringbone patterned floor is much simpler and considerably quicker to install, making it an affordable flooring option for everyone. 

Is Herringbone Flooring Practical for the home?

Despite the delicate aesthetic of the herringbone pattern, a Havwoods' herringbone wood floor is made from engineered wood, making it significantly more robust than solid wood blocks, which can be prone to warping over time. As a result, an engineered wood herringbone pattern floor is incredibly hard-wearing, hence why this pattern a regular feature in sports facilities and event spaces. In addition to its robust nature, the pattern enables a plethora of colours and grains to be displayed side by side, creating a textured floor that is rich with accented tones. Each block is coated with a UV oil, ensuring your floor remains resistant to the spillages and consistent wear that is a daily feature of residential flooring. The engineered wood construction also means there are a greater choice of finishes, including rustic reclaimed wood, rich European Oak, and contemporary Italian Ardesia patterns, meaning that Havwoods are able to offer a herringbone floor to suit every interior theme.