Elizabeth Jordan

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Selco spends £10m in major revamp

Branch manager Darrell Carter with Nikita Whinnett and Jade Davenport

Selco Builders Warehouse is in the process of modernising a host of its longest-standing branches, including its Croydon site on Mitcham Road, which has been through a £10m update. The branch welcomed some special guests to help celebrate the relaunch, with Crystal Palace FC (Women) players Jade Davenport and Nikita …

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The FMB warns that new PM must intervene

With the lastest stats from the ONS show that the construction industry has flatlined at 0.0% growth in the three month on three months to May 2019, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) says that construction leaders are calling on the new Prime Minister to stimulate construction and house building …

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The BMF announces their Training Awards Finalists

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the five regional nominations for the title of BMF Training Company of the Year, selected for their commitment in supporting and developing their teams through their use of BMF training. The nominated companies are: BPS Builders Merchants                    – NW England, West Midlands & …

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How can we Encourage Girls to Consider Construction?

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Exam season has arrived and for many 15-year-old girls, it means feeling the pressure of deciding what career path they want to follow. For many of them though, a career within the construction industry is probably not at their top of the list. CITB data shows that the appeal of  …

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VitrA Extends Scandi-style Sento Bathroom Furniture

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Aesthetic and minimalist Scandinavian styling has made the Sento range from VitrA a top choice for bathroom buyers looking for modern and versatile design. The wide range of options within the Sento range has now been extended with the addition of new washbasin units, designed to work with countertop bowls. …

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New Tyvek Adhesive range sticking to strength


Tyvek® has always been a star performer, but now it comes with a complete cast of supporting players to enable easy installation, robust protection and greater energy-efficiency for the building envelope – in its entirety. With a range of advanced Tyvek® Breather Membranes in specialised versions, plus smart AirGuard® air …

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Chandlers Roofing Supplies Opens in Tonbridge

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Chandlers Roofing Supplies have opened a new store in the heart of Tonbridge, at Tonbridge Retail Park.  Local managers Gary Ambrose and Kieron Plunkett are hosting a week of celebrations in July and hope to raise money for Kent Air Ambulance. Staffed by a team that has a combined total …

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3 Success Stories for NBG Partners

WHABS Bathroom Centre

Three National Buying Group (NBG) partners are looking forward to brighter futures with recent developments including the launch of a brand-new café, tackling mental health in the workplace and the re-opening of a showroom after a fire decimated the old building. Ware Heating and Bathroom Supplies (WHABS) has re-opened its …

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New Collection makes a splash at Ideal Bathrooms


Ideal Bathrooms has further enhanced its offering, after adding Tavistock’s two new fitted furniture ranges to its extensive portfolio. Tavistock has developed the sophisticated fitted furniture ranges, Legacy and Calm, to suit all tastes with traditional and contemporary designs, comprising a variety of units, mirrors and more. Speaking about the …

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City Plumbing scoops Fleet Van Operator Award

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On Wednesday 3rd July, City Plumbing and PTS, part of the Plumbing and Heating Division of Travis Perkins based in Northampton, won the Fleet Van Operator of The Year award at the prestigious 2019 Motor Transport Awards, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The ceremony was hosted by TV presenter …

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