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Selco colleagues get baking for Macmillan

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Coffee, cakes, competitions and hair shaves were the order of the day, as a leading builders merchant raised thousands of pounds for its charity partner. Selco Builders Warehouse held special events at each of its 66 branches across England and Wales to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. …

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‘Team Selco’ put in mighty effort for Macmillan


A team of 30 Selco Builders Warehouse staff members completed a marathon walking challenge to raise almost £20,000 for charity. Staff from 10 different Selco branches joined forces to complete the Macmillan Cancer Support Wye Valley Mighty Hike. The 26.2 mile journey saw the walkers travel through the Wye Valley …

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Grafton shows half-year growth

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Irish merchanting group Grafton saw bigger contributions to its growth in the six months to June 30 2019, particularly from it Irish and Netherland businesses. The UK merchanting division saw more modest growth. Chief executive Gavin Slark said: “We made good strategic and operational progress in the first half of …

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Selco lights the way on energy saving

Selco Builders Warehouse has already saved thousands of tonnes of damaging carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere by installing the modern energy-saving LED bulbs in all new store openings over the last 5 years. Selco’s Croydon, Tyseley and Reading branches are the latest ones to be retrofitted with LED lighting, …

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Merchant crowns the dirtiest van in the nation

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Selco Builders Warehouse launched a nationwide search to find the filthiest trade vehicle on the road. The campaign was backed by Ruddy Muddy, a unique artist who makes incredible pieces of temporary art out of mud on vehicles. Selco was inundated with entries, from plumbers’ cars caked in mud to …

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Selco colleagues put best foot forward to raise £8k

Twenty-five staff members from five of Selco Builders Warehouse’s south-east branches – Romford, Chelmsford, Enfield, Tottenham and Beckton – completed the marathon distance from Windsor to Henley. It was part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Thames Path Mighty Hike (July 20). The sore-footed team managed to raise more than £8,000 for …

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Selco gains help of Cricket Team to raise £15k

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Selco Builders Warehouse has continued its eye-catching fundraising efforts for Macmillan Cancer Support – with the aid of one of the country’s leading cricket teams. Selco Builders Warehouse, lead sponsors for the Birmingham Bears team in the Vitality Blast and partners of Warwickshire Country Cricket Club, staged its annual charity …

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Selco spends £10m in major revamp

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Selco Builders Warehouse is in the process of modernising a host of its longest-standing branches, including its Croydon site on Mitcham Road, which has been through a £10m update. The branch welcomed some special guests to help celebrate the relaunch, with Crystal Palace FC (Women) players Jade Davenport and Nikita …

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Selco Helps Give run-down Scout Campsite a Facelift

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The Rammey Island Scout Campsite, in Waltham Abbey, has been significantly improved after Selco Builders Warehouse stepped in with £1,000 worth of materials for the renovation project. The campsite hut had been left untouched for 60 years and was in desperate need of attention. Thanks to Selco’s help, a number …

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Hospice wins Selco Stars Contest


Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice beat off stiff competition from 11 other finalists to win a public vote and be crowned champion in the Selco Stars contest. Carine Jessamine, marketing director at Selco, said: “The Selco Stars campaign has been hugely successful with hundreds of applications and more than 6,000 …

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