Tag Archives: Expansion

Timber merchant branches out with HSBC UK funding

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A Manchester-based timber merchant is set for branch expansion with the support of funding from HSBC UK.     Illingworth Ingham has utilised a six-figure funding package provided by HSBC UK to acquire a new 20,051 sq ft site in Clitheroe, Lancashire. The new site will become one of seven …

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Tobermore goes live with £10Million factory

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Paving and walling manufacturer Tobermore has opened its new state-of-the-art production facility. The £10million factory is part of a £30million investment to fulfil ambitious growth plans and means the company can ramp up production in response to a surge in market demand for their hard landscaping products. The opening of …

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Lords adds new division for plumbing and heating

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Independent builders and plumbers merchant Lords has created a new division: Lords Plumbing & Heating. The move is part of a company-wide focus on establishing strong specialist divisions within the Lords Brand. On Wednesday July 8, Lords Builders Merchants hosted the opening of Lords Plumbing & Heating which is managed …

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Leading builders merchant invest £1million into their Yorkshire key accounts team

James Burrell Builders Merchant have announced that they are investing £1 million in expanding their Yorkshire Key Account Team as part of its ongoing growth in the region. The company, who currently have 10 branches across the North-East and Yorkshire, have introduced a new key accounts team into their most …

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John Nicholls Holdings continues to expand

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Nicholls Building & Timber Merchants successfully implemented and opened a new Distribution Centre on the outskirts of Witney, Oxfordshire. The centre will relieve pressure on the existing Nicholls Building & Timber branch in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Allowing branch staff to focus on servicing inbound and collect customers whilst maximising fulfilment of …

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Welsh builders’ merchants continues rapid UK expansion


Since acquiring the former Audley Builders Merchants in November, Huws Gray has made significant investment in refurbishing the site, including a new yard, improved layout and a wide range of product lines. The 2,800 square foot building, near Stoke, employs nine staff and forms part of a vast expansion by …

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Frank Key Has An Eye on Future Expansion

Frank Key Daybrook branch manager Paul Moore on left and Anthony King Trade Counter Sales Supervisor

  Frank Key, the independent building supplies family business operating for more than 100 years across the Midlands, has launched a new Key Essentials offer. For the first time, every single Frank Key branch will stock core products at a genuine trade net price to enable customers to buy with …

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Södra officially launches Irish entity, Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd

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  Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market.   The launch was celebrated with 40 key figures from across the Irish timber industry at an event at Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan. Guests discussed prominent industry …

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TIMco expands warehouse to meet increasing customer demand

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TIMco, one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing wholesalers to the construction industry, has further expanded its warehousing facilities in order to improve efficiency and service to its growing customer base. The newly expanded warehousing facilities, which will be operational from the end of February 2019, will allow for …

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BMCo set sights on Goole

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Independent builders merchant Builders’ Merchant Company Ltd is opening a new Branch in Goole . Set to be completed in May, the development will be BMCo’s fourth branch. The new Goole branch follows on from the successful opening of the Hull and Rotherham branches, and will be the fourth of …

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