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Young takes on BMF south west role

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David Young, CEO of Bradfords Building Supplies, is the new chairman of the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) South West region, taking over from Julian Milligan, managing director of Kellaway. Founded in 1770, Bradfords Building Supplies is believed to be the oldest builders’ merchant in Britain. Headquartered in Yeovil, the company …

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Bradfords’ first TV advertising campaign hits the airwaves


Bradfords Building Supplies, has launched its first ever TV advert to showcase its unbelievable Spring Deals to the trade. The advert airs on Sky Tv throughout May and early June and will target South West Trades. This is part of a multichannel campaign supported by radio, digital and external advertising. …

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Bradfords invest in latest Scottish paint trends

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As part of its determination to keep on top of modern decorating trends, builders merchant group Bradfords have invested in a new decorating offer for customers. The range of tartan paint has been develop to enable customers in Bradfords’ south west heartland to emulate the decorating preferences of their Celtic …

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Church leads Snows Timber buy out

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Snows Timber has completed a management buyout from previous owner the Bradfords Group led by managing director, Ian Church. The buy out team comprises Church, supply chain director Craig Willoughby and finance director Adam Cray. Snows is a national importer, processor and distributor of timber & timber products through its …

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Bradford welcomes local MP to Glastonbury

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James Heappey, the MP for Wells visited the Glastonbury branch of Bradfords Building Supplies, the country’s oldest builders’ merchant, to learn how the company is responding to today’s low carbon challenge and helping his constituents with greener living. Heappey was welcomed by David Young, Bradford’s managing director, when he visited …

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Local MP visits historic Builders’ Merchants

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John Penrose, MP for Weston-Super-Mare has visited local business Bradfords Building Supplies for a tour of their site and to meet staff. Bradfords Building Supplies are a historic success story, as the oldest known merchant at 248 years old, founded in 1770. In what began as a quarrying business, Bradfords …

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Bradfords staff get hands-on to build skills

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Staff from the Bradfords Group were laying the foundations of great customer service by getting their hands dirty at a practical training session in Weston Super Mare last week. Ten staff from the Weston Super Mare branch were schooled in the arts of brickwork, fencing, rendering and slab laying to …

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The BMJ Industry Awards goes yellow in support of the Maddie Rose foundation.

At our awards this year we raised an amazing £4,000.