Covers Horsham and Portsmouth host trade mornings

As part of its 175th anniversary celebrations, Covers Timber & Builders Merchants will be hosting an Anniversary Challenge & Demonstration Morning. The trade morning will take place from 7.30am to 1pm at Covers’ Portsmouth branch on June 14 and its Horsham branch on June 15.

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This trade morning, which includes a free hot roll, is part of a series of events being hosted by the builders’ merchants that will run until the autumn and is open to all customers.

Covers’ top suppliers, including Bradstone, British Gypsum, Millboard, Rockwool, Sika, Spax and Toolbank will all be in attendance providing demonstrations and offering visitors the chance take part in a range of Anniversary Challenges to win up to £175 of Love2shop gift cards on the day.

Challenges will include Bradstone’s Test Your Memory, Rockwool’s Fill The Frame, British Gypsum’s Beat The Buzzer, Sika’s Test Your Strength, Spax’s Screw Challenge, Millboard’s Spin The Wheel and Toolbank’s Scalextric.

All those taking part in the challenges will also have the chance to become one of Covers’ Challenge Champions. Those with the most points for each challenge at the end of the demonstration morning will be added to a league table. As the demonstration mornings continue at Covers’ depots across the year, other challenge winners will be added. The contestant who remains at the top of the board for each challenge after the last trade day of the year will become a Covers Challenge Champion. Prizes for being top of the league include a Cello Notepad, Apple Watch, Apple iPad, 50-inch 4K TV, a Bose speaker and a £250 Love2shop gift voucher.

Ben Gale, marketing manager of Covers, said: “This is a great chance to come and celebrate with Covers during our 175th anniversary year, find out more about what our suppliers have on offer and take part in some fun challenges – who knows, you could be walking away with a top prize! We look forward to welcoming as many people as possible and hope that everyone who joins us enjoys the free food and activities on offer.”

Covers’ Anniversary Challenge & Demonstration Mornings will take place at the company’s depots on the following dates:

Wednesday 22nd June – Covers Lewes

Wednesday 29th June – Covers Chichester Trade Centre

Wednesday 13th July – Covers Rudgwick

Tuesday 9th August – Covers OTBS Bexleyheath

Wednesday 10th August – Covers Tunbridge Wells

Wednesday 14th September – Covers Brighton

Tuesday 20th September – Covers Alresford

Friday 23rd September – Covers Gosport

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