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James Burrell adds defibrillators in branches

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Independent builders merchant James Burrell Builders Merchant has installed a defibrillator in each of its branches across the North East and Yorkshire. The company have also invested time into training as many members of staff as possible, with the aim of eventually having each employee trained on how to use …

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James Burrell introduces new bulk bag design

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James Burrell Builders Merchant bulk bags all now contain a minimum of 30% recycled content as part of the company’s ongoing aim to reduce its carbon footprint. The new design of Bulk bags, which are used to deliver aggregates by the family-owned merchant to construction projects across the North East …

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James Burrell raises £3,621 for nominated Charities of the Year

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The team at James Burrell Builders Merchants have raised £3,621 for Tiny Lives and The Brittle Bone Society. The two charities which were chosen as the Builders Merchants nominated charities of the year, touched the lives of two members of the James Burrell team. They provided the much-needed help and …

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James Burrell opens 11th branch

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Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen cut the ribbon at James Burrell’s opening ceremony for its brand-new branch following a £4.5m investment. The purpose-built four-acre site is the company’s 11th branch and its second in the Teesside area. The Billingham branch will work alongside the already existing branch in Stockton, bringing a …

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James Burrell continues reinvestment drive

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James Burrell has invested £4.5m in its four-acre site at Billingham, its largest investment to date. Before the branch opens in August, the business will be receiving 12 new HGV wagons into its fleet at a cost in excess of £1.5m. The number of crane vehicles will increase to 40 …

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James Burrell goes on recruitment path

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Independent builders merchant, James Burrell is recruiting, despite the challenges laid down by the three UK lockdowns. In the past year, sales have remained on a par with the previous year, HR manager Alyson Hunter says, pointing out that those months that did fall behind, did so purely because of …

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James Burrell drives new look to Bishop Auckland

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Independent builders merchant James Burrell Builders Merchant has recently completed the renovation of its Bishop Auckland branch. The company has now completed the cycle of renovating all of its 10 sites across the North East and Yorkshire. The company aim to start the cycle again in the near future to …

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James Burrell raise vital funds for a community access defibrillator

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Staff from James Burrell Builders Merchants have completed the 11 mile East Durham Coastal Walk with an aim to raise £1,300.00 for North East Hearts with Goals, which will fund a community access defibrillator to be placed in a public area in the North East or Yorkshire. The challenge began …

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James Burrell Builders Merchants introduce the next generation

James Burrell Builders Merchants are delighted to announce that Rob Richardson has joined the board of directors alongside Steve Richardson and Mark Richardson. Richardson joined the company back in October 2012 where he began working in the yard at the companies Head Office in Gateshead and went on to work …

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Morpeth Merchants celebrates 1st Anniversary

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James Burrell Builders Merchant marked the first-year anniversary of their Morpeth branch by holding a celebratory customer event last week. Exclusive on the day deals were on offer, as well as merchandise, product advice and free food! A number of key suppliers also joined the celebrations including: Stonemarket, Birtley Group …

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