Chandlers Building Supplies shortlisted for six builders’ merchants awards

Chandlers Building Supplies, renowned throughout the industry for its charitable outreach programme has been nominated for an incredible six awards at the forthcoming Builders’ Merchants Awards. 2. Celeb FC players Dan McAteer Paul Jigga Shelock Rob Lamarr and Danny Grant copy

This includes ‘Best Community Initiative’ for its charity football tournament with partner ‘Celeb FC’. The tournament and family fun day raised over £5,000 for charities, adding to the sum raised by the business for good causes this year. Other charity endeavours undertaken in 2019 include the 180 km cycling ‘7 Port Challenge’ and the annual ‘Pavestone Rally’ where Chandlers Building Supplies’ team emerged as the overall winner. In addition, Angela Straker, branch manager of the recently refurbished Chandlers Building Supplies site in Banstead, is shortlisted for two awards – ‘Independent Merchant Achiever of the Year’ and ‘Branch Manager of the Year’. Other awards Chandlers Building Supplies is shortlisted for are: ‘Timber Merchant of the Year’, ‘Training Initiative of the Year’ and ‘Independent Builders’ Merchant of the Year’.

Sue McKinney, Chandlers Building Supplies, said; “Being finalists for six prestigious awards is a wonderful way to end the year. As well as opening new branches and revamping existing ones, we have raised a record amount for charity and reinvested in improvements to our facilities for staff and customers. We are especially proud to have been recognised for our training initiative. Staff are central to our success, as evidenced by Angela’s nomination for two awards. We wish all the nominees the best of luck and look forward to celebrating on the day.”  Angela new branch mgr at new store Banstead copy

The 2019 awards will be held on Friday 22, November at the London Hilton, Park Lane and will be hosted by three-time Olympic medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes DBE.

Chandlers Building Supplies Limited and Parker Building Supplies Limited (Parkers) recently announced that they have merged, with the support of strategic partner, Cairngorm Capital. The new enlarged company has 37 branches operating from the Midlands to the South East, with over 750 employees.


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