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IBMG announces changes to leadership

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The Independent Builders Merchant Group has announced changes to its leadership team; Peter Cudd takes on the role of chief commercial officer and Allun Pittingale becomes chief operations officer for the Group. Cudd will be responsible for category, pricing, product information and marketing functions and will lead the integration of these functions with sales, …

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IBMG take on Pavestone Rally for charity

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The Independent Builders Merchant Group is supporting a team for this year’s Pavestone Rally, the team will set off in a £460 London taxi brought from eBay. The charity rally sets off in September, its aim is to raise money for four charities and awards competitors with points for various …

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IBMG raises £16,700 for Teenage Cancer Trust

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IBMG builders merchant branches has raised over £16,700 for charity in one day at its charity golf day, which was for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The charity event was held at the East Sussex National at the end of June. The day welcomed 160 guests who formed 36 golf teams, …

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ARMD agrees anti-tool theft partnership with IBMG

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ARMD and the Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) have entered a partnership that looks to protect more tradespeople from the effects of tool theft. The partnership will bring ARMD’s all-in-one smart van alarm, tracker and insurance package to IBMG’s builder customers, offering a solution that proactively prevents theft in the …

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IBMG’s Merchant Mission Team Wins Charity Challenge

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A team from the Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) was crowned the winners of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s Mission Unstoppable challenge. The Merchant Mission team, comprised of Chandlers Building Supplies, Parker Building Supplies and Fairalls, raised almost £15,000 for the charity in just 10 weeks of dedicated fundraising. Competing against five other teams to raise the …

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Builders are still buoyant despite inflation & cost of living fears, survey finds

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Builders reveal a very limited impact of consumer price inflation and rising cost of living on their current and future workload according to a survey by largest group of independent builders merchants in Southern England. The extensive survey by the Independent Builders Merchant Group, IBMG, of small to medium sized  builders reveals continued …

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IBMG brands smash gala dinner target for teenage charity

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A team from Parker Building Supplies, Chandlers Building Supplies and Fairalls,  builders merchants under the IBMG ownership,  raised £1,400 at a charity gala dinner for Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT). Held at Crowborough Rugby Club in Sussex the night’s takings raised the IBMG’s builder merchants’ grand total for TCTs ‘Mission Unstoppable’ fundraising campaign …

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IBMG celebrates first year in tool hire

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The Independent Builders Merchants Group (IBMG) entered the tool hire market for the first time 12 months ago. One year on, the venture has a number of in-branch tool hire services across the South East providing anything that is required – no matter how large or niche. During 2022 IBMG …

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What a surprise…oh, wait


To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect So, I’ve been away for 10 days. Did I miss anything? Maybe a seismic change in our economy, meaning that the country coffers are filling up, our tax-burden is lower and our belts can move out a notch? Or …

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  By mutual agreement IBMG have agreed to leave NBG as at 31st December 2022 as both organisations believe that their best interests would be served by following their own strategies and negotiations in the future.   Nick Oates, managing director of NBG said: “The decision to part ways was …

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