Tag Archives: Kitchen

Surge in planning approvals provides hope for construction

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Glenigan reported that construction project-starts has more than halved (59%), against last year, but detailed planning approvals grew 17% compared with the year before. Main contract awards experienced a 27% declined on the preceding period, this is 51% down when compared with the same period last year – regional performance …

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Bristan shortlisted at Energy Saving Awards

Energy Saving Awards

Bristan’s Saffron Basin Mixer, complete with Eco Start technology, has been shortlisted for Domestic Energy Saving Product of the Year at the Energy Saving Awards 2023. The Energy Saving Awards celebrate the very best professionals, products, and projects across the Plumbing, HVAC and Energy Management sectors and were created to recognise the …

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Travis Perkins’ new branch to be opened by mayor of Lincoln

Lincoln Branch

Travis Perkins is opening a new branch at Teal Park on November 6; the new branch is set to create 28 jobs, is 3.05 acres in size and will be opened by Lincoln Mayor, Richard Wright. The site boasts Travis Perkins Hire facilities that allow customers to hire tools, plant …

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Green Bros joins NBG

L R Phil Bonar New Partner Development Recruitment Manager at NBG James Green and Paul Green Directors at Green Bros and Nick Oates Managing Director at NBG

Doncaster and Retford-based plumbing and electrical merchant, Green Bros Ltd, is the latest specialist independent to join National Buying Group – it is the seventh partner to join NBG this year. Founded in 2005, Green Bros is a family-run business with branches in Doncaster, South Yorkshire and Retford, Nottinghamshire. Led …

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PHMI reveals positive year-on-year for plumbing and heating

PHMI July 2023 Infographic Higlights

The Plumbing and Heating Merchant Index report indicates sales for July 2023 through specialist plumbing and heating merchants were up +8.5% on July last year, prices increased +4.9%, as did volumes (+3.4%). It also showed that Month-on-month, value sales in July were -3.9% lower than June. Volume sales decreased by …

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BMBI July report shows Builders Merchant value sales up 8.5%

BMBI July 2023 Infographic Highlights MASTER

The latest Builders Merchant Building Index report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -0.4% in July compared to the same month in 2022, with volume falling -7.9% and prices up +8.1% – the last three months, May to July, value sales were +8.5% higher than in February to April …

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Dulux dog opens new Dulux Decorator Centre

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Dulux Decorator Centre has added to its network of over 230 stores by opening a new site in Hailsham, the Dulux dog was amongst those eager to set foot in the new store and get their “paws” on its products. It will stock the full Dulux Trade range, including the …

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PJH Group to partner with major appliance brands

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PJH Group, one of the UK’s largest kitchen appliance distributors, is pleased to announce that with immediate effect, it is partnering major appliance brands, Hotpoint, Whirlpool and Indesit in new distribution agreements to supply over 700 products, collectively form the three household names. Already renowned for its strong appliance brand …

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Brand new kitchen and bathroom showroom at Huws Gray Ridgeons Saffron Walden


A huge revamp has recently brought the kitchen and bathroom showroom at Huws Gray Ridgeons Saffron Walden to the forefront of modern living in its displays of kitchens and bathrooms. Customers will now benefit from being able to look, touch and feel modern technology in kitchens and bathrooms, with the …

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BMF hosts first Kitchens and Bathrooms forum

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The inaugural Kitchen and Bathroom Forum hosted by the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) took place at Roca’s new conference and showroom facility in Leicester on 12 November. Newly elected Chairman, Paul Bence (managing director of the George Bence group) led the proceedings to a full-house of 74 members. Presentations included …

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