Tag Archives: Independent Merchant

Beesley & Fildes makes £7m vehicle investment

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Independent, family-owned builders merchant Beesley & Fildes has continued to boost its environmental sustainability strategy, with a £7m investment in a new fleet of vehicles. The company  has purchased a total of 21 DAF trucks from Motus Commercials. All have been designed to lower emissions and comply with the Government’s …

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Alloway Timber picks up Prestige merchant award

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Independent south-London and Surrey family-run builders and timber merchant Alloway Timber & Builders Merchants has won the Building Merchants of the Year award for London/South East 2023/2024, as part of the Prestige Awards. Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their …

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Cartmore carries on investing in Lochgelly facility.

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Cartmore Building Supplies have reached agreement with Fibo lntercon A/S of Denmark to purchase a Fibo mobile F1200 concrete batching plant for their premises at Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland. It is expected that this will be commissioned in July of this year allowing customers to collect smaller quantities of concrete, mortar …

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NBG adds Manchester merchant

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Independent builders merchant buying group National Buying Group has welcomed Manchester roofing and mixed building materials merchant Henshaws Roofing & Building Supplies, as a Partner. Founded in 1985,  Henshaws has expanded its turnover three-fold since managing director Adrian Shelley bought the business four years ago, and the firm is now …

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Cowal buys Catherwood Construction Materials

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Scottish builders merchant Cowal Building and Plumbing Supplies has bought Catherwood Construction Materials. Cowal, an established family-run business with four branches located in key areas along the West Coast of Scotland, will retain the Catherwood name and team, including general manager Kevin Ellis, and continue to invest in the business. …

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Norgrove wins best building supplies West Midlands accolade

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Independent builders merchant Norgrove Building Supplies has been named the ‘Best Building Materials Supplier’ in the West Midlands in the 2020 Midlands Enterprise Awards. Norgrove director, Jack Norgrove, said: “It’s great to be presented this award, as there’s a lot of builders merchants in the West Midlands, but since we …

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Everton’s Gomes joins County Building Supplies for customer charity campaign


Premier League football Andre Gomes and the Hereford branch of County Building Supplies are two supporters of a charity campaign to help a young plasterer who has been diagnosed with cancer. Just after Ashley Rumsey’s second son was born less than five month ago, he was diagnosed with stage four …

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Huws Gray buys J E Fuller as part of southern expansion


Independent builders merchants Huws Gray Group has bought J E Fuller, in Clacton, Essex, completing the next phase of its ambitious expansion plan. J E Fuller operates from a single site in Clacton that it has occupied since the 1950s. The business has been run by the Fuller family since …

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Hevey buys Huntingdon Timber

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Hevey Building Supplies, the Northampton-based merchant that’s part of the Lords Group, has acquired Huntingdon Timber Ltd. Operating from St Peter’s Road Industrial Estate in Huntingdon since 2004, Huntingdon Timber was owned by David Biddle, Patricia Reynolds & Stuart Bradley. Hevey managing director, Mark Mulvey said: “We are delighted to …

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