Collection: Newel Posts

Every part of a staircase is necessary. Not only for the structure but also for the overall look. Newel posts are the perfect feature to enhance and update your staircase, in a way that compliments your current interior choices.

Stair newel posts sit in a staircase at the top or bottom of the balustrade. The cladded faces add style and structure to leave a seamless finish that supports the banister.

Oak is famous for being a hard-wearing, scratch-resistant material that never goes out of fashion. This is why the oak newel posts we have available here at Stair Crazy are the perfect addition to any home.

Every home is different, which is why we offer all of our oak newel posts with a lacquered or unfinished appearance, depending on whether you want to embrace the natural shade of oak or alter the colour with paint or varnish.

The best part about oak staircase parts is how easy they are to switch up. With the proper prep, you can paint and stain your oak newel post to match the surrounding woodwork. If you choose ‘unfinished’ when selecting your new staircase part you can paint them to match your current decor.

Our solid oak range can withstand even the heaviest use - that’s right, it will even last through the angry, stomping teenager phase. With the right care and maintenance, oak newel posts are guaranteed to last.

Although newel posts are traditionally used to support the staircase when there is a change in direction, they can make an interesting focal point in your hallway. You can match up the oak finish with the rest of your woodwork or use it as a contrasting talking point in your home.

Staircases don’t have to be boring. Our collection of styles gives you the chance to express your personality in your home in a decorative yet timeless way. For an additional cost, we also have an optional polyurethane lacquer to make your staircase stand out.

Here at Stair Crazy, we have a selection of oak newel posts in various sizes, ranging from 1500L to 4200L - you’re guaranteed to find the right newel post for you when you shop with us. Whether you’re interested in a solid oak finish or our range of white primed newel posts, we’re confident we have the best option for your home.

We understand that choosing staircase parts can be overwhelming, we know too much choice can be much more confusing than not enough choice! But not to worry - Stair Crazy are here to help.

Our expert team are friendly and knowledgeable - more than equipped to assist you and answer any of your questions. If you need some help picking a newel post for your staircase redesign, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team today. Give us a call on 01942 365 509 to chat with us directly, or send your questions to for a speedy response.

Alternatively, feel free to shop our range of stair newel posts today by clicking the images below and adding them to your cart.



Newel Post FAQs

Newel posts are part of the main architecture of any staircase. They form the main structure and hold the other staircase parts - like the handrails and baserails - in place. 

Stair newel posts are a great way to put a unique spin on any traditional staircase. You can get them in a variety of materials, finishes and styles to match your current interior themes or stand out against the surrounding woodwork. 

Without a newel post, other staircase parts won’t have anything to anchor on to, meaning they’re more likely to bend and break from day-to-day use. 

Here at Stair Crazy, we offer timeless oak newel posts that will perfectly finish off your staircase, while providing strength and structure. Combined with a newel cap, newel posts play an integral part of any staircase, both in style and structure. 

If you have any questions about your staircase and how to make it as structurally sound as possible, email us today at for a speedy reply.

When it comes to your staircase, it’s important to choose strong and reliable materials that last. Here at Stair Crazy, we recommend our solid oak newel posts, as they withstand even the heaviest of use. 

Oak is famous for being hard-wearing, scratch-resistant and durable, making it the perfect addition to any home or public setting. 

Yes, it’s important your staircase has an acceptable structure, but we understand you also want it to look nice. Our oak newel posts can change the atmosphere of any home, creating a warm and comforting focal point. 

With your stair newel posts, you have the opportunity to show off your personal style with simple, minimal designs or bold and heavily patterned staircase parts. Match up with the rest of your woodwork or pick a contrasting colour to stand out.

Like all of our oak staircase parts, our newel posts are available with an optional polyurethane lacquer to make your oak newel post shine and last even longer.

Here at Stair Crazy of course! We have a wide range of oak newel posts (with more designs coming soon), in a variety of finishes. 

Whether you want traditional oak or a white primed newel post, we’ve got you covered. Like all of our staircase parts, our newel posts are made from a solid oak core and surrounded by oak cladding to create a seamless finish.

Add on our optional lacquer to your oak newel post for an additional cost to create shine and make it even easier to manage. 

Get your oak newel post today with Stair Crazy! Just give us a call on 01942 365 509 to speak directly to one of our experts, and find the perfect staircase for you. 

We don’t just supply high-quality newel posts, we also have a team on hand to provide you with a great experience at affordable prices you won’t find anywhere else. Get in touch today to get started on our oak staircase.

The price of stair parts will depend on the material, the finish you choose, the number you require, the size and where you buy them from.

We provide a number of different styles of newel posts here at Stair Crazy in various lengths, with the option to have them lacquered or unfinished.

Combining an oak core and oak cladding creates a durable newel post that stands the test of time. Our competitive prices and quality products make our newel posts excellent value for money.

As each newel post is made from natural oak, they will contain medullary rays which give a unique finish to your staircase.

Feel free to shop the range today. But, if you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with the team today - we’re more than happy to advise you on what option is best for you.

Of course! Many homeowners choose to switch out their stair parts for newer versions when they notice signs of damage or when they fancy a change.

This is a great way to add some personality to your home, without having to completely renovate your flight - making it a much more cost-effective way of updating your hallway.

While you can switch them out yourself, we always recommend contacting a professional if you’re not confident when it comes to DIY projects. This ensures anything installed is done properly and safely - installing stair parts incorrectly could lead to further, costly problems.

Want to find out more? Send your questions to and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can with more information - don’t forget to give us as much detail as you can regarding your requirements so we can recommend a suitable solution.

It’s very common to paint areas of your staircase. You can opt for neutral tones or shades that compliment the surrounding woodwork and walls or make a statement with a bold colour that contrasts the rest.

However, to make sure you do it right, you need to take your time and create an even base beforehand for a smooth finish.

Sand down any existing paint or varnish and dust, before wiping over with a damp cloth. This removes any residue or dirt to guarantee a professional look that lasts.

To keep all edges neat, you can put tape and sheets on the surfaces you don’t want to paint - this is especially important if you’re using a different colour for the rest of your flight. Start at the top of the stairs and apply a primer.

When dry, it’s time to paint. Allow each layer to dry properly and build up the colour until opaque.

If you’d like to paint your newel post but want some advice, our friendly experts are more than happy to help. Just call us today on 01942 365 509 to chat with us directly.

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