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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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James Burrell secure Chain of Custody for all 10 branches

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James Burrell Builders Merchants have announced that they have secured Chain of Custody certification FSC & PEFC for their newest branch that has opened in Rotherham. This means that all 10 of the companies branches across the North East and Yorkshire regions, have now achieved the accreditation. As all branches …

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Local Sporting Hero officially opens new James Burrell branch

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James Burrell Builders Merchant welcomed the captain of Blyth Spartans A.F.C, Robbie Dale, and Vice-Chairman, Kevin Scott to officially open the companies renovated Blyth branch. The Independent Builders Merchant has completed a major £250k renovation of the branch, allowing the branch to provide a wider product range, stock specialist products, …

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Independent builders merchant announces another strong year

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James Burrell Builders Merchants have again posted an impressive set of results for the year to October 2018. This strong financial performance has led to a growth in both turnover and profitability with turnover now exceeding £64m. On top of this, strong cash generation has enabled the business to further …

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James Burrell Proves their Commitment to Industry Standards

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James Burrell Builders Merchant has proved it is committed to exceeding the industry standard, by achieving bronze accreditation in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). FORS is a voluntary scheme which aims to raise the level of quality, safety and environmental protection within fleet operations. James Burrell currently has a …

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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.