Housing Minister speaks to BMF builders merchants

The Housing and Planning Minister Alok Sharma has told builders merchants that housing is a major priority for this Government and welcomed plans by brick maker Ibstock to invest £50 million in a new factory in Leicestershire. ...

UK Plumber of the Year named

Drew Styles, from Wigan, has been crowned the UK Plumber of the Year 2017, in the nationwide competition run by JT, Bristan and Wolseley Plumb Center.
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Welsh Government’s move to tackle access to finance for small builders is timely, says FMB Cymru

The Welsh Government’s announcement that £30m will be pumped into the Wales Property Development Fund to improve access to finance for small Welsh construction firms will help to increase house building, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Cymru.
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Rudridge duo complete epic bike ride and raise over £3,200 for Stroke Association

Two employees from the Farnham branch of Rudridge have completed the challenge of a lifetime and raised £3,200 by cycling from Paris to Geneva in memory of a much-missed former colleague.
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The first jumbo train carrying building materials leaves Cardiff

History has been made with the first jumbo train of 34 wagons and 660 metres long departing from Associated British Ports rail terminal in Cardiff and travelling to Acton in London.
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Worcester cleans up with Greenstar Rewards

As the colder months draw closer and heating systems are turned back on, it’s the time of the year where heating engineers are more

The price is right with BLANCO's new online dealer portal

Allowing quick and easy access to pricing, a new dealer portal has been launched by BLANCO on its www.blanco.co.uk website.

Bigger, Better Rewards with Bradfords

Bradfords Building Supplies has launched a new reward scheme that gives its customers the biggest opportunity yet to earn a fantastic

Fill Up with Vokèra

Vokèra is rewarding its loyal Affinity Members by introducing a new promotion to celebrate the launch of evolve, a full range of high

BAXI gives Works installers more rewards

After a successful campaign in 2016, Baxi is running its winter Works promotion for the second year in a row, with even more rewards ready
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BLANCO appoints new Regional Sales Manager

BLANCO UK has appointed Adam Fitton as Regional Sales Manager for London.

AWMS invests in team development

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) continues to invest in its team with the promotion of Martin Wood to National Key Account Manager,

Yale UK announces new Product Manager for Smart Living

Yale continues to increase its knowledge and expertise in the smart security sector with the appointment of a new Smart Living product

Centurion Europe appoint new Area Sales Managers

Centurion Europe, the Doncaster based supplier of DIY, Garden, Housewares and Safety products have announced the appointment of Leo Bryant

Ideal Standard appoints new MD

Ideal Standard, the bathroom solutions manufacturer, has appointed Stephen Ewer as managing director UK Cluster, which includes the UK,

Elliott joins Stelrad brand specialists team

Elliott Hart has joined the Stelrad Brand Specialists team responsible for looking after merchant branches and their customers in the north

Hydro StormTrain® Series of Surface Water Treatment Devices

Nature can often be the inspiration for best practice in simple and sustainable drainage design in the urban environment. By engineering in nature’s way, The Hydro StormTrain® Series delivers predictable, repeatable surface water treatment performance that can enhance or even improve on nature itself.

Hydro-Brake Flow Control Series from Hydro International

Manage surface water, watercourse and foul/combined sewer flows with the Hydro-Brake® Flow Control series.


Urfic – European specialist manufacturers of decorative door furniture – are proud to introduce their new patented unique ‘EASY CLICK’ system, the ‘FAST’ and ‘EASY’ way to fit your handles

Unique internal coupling launched following market feedback

The Icon IC100P has been launched by coupling manufacturers Flexseal. It connects DN100/4” plastic & iron pipes via their internal surfaces so it solves tricky on-site issues, where pipes can’t be connected via their external surfaces.

Yale Takes Smart Step Forward

Yale continues to strengthen its Smart Living division with the appointment of a new member to the team.

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Armitage Shanks skips to the beat for 200th anniversary

Armiatge Shanks Beats video

Medium-sized merchants in Health & Safety fines warning

Builders’ merchants are at increasing risk of significant Health and Safety fines following last year’s changed H&S guidelines, especially

Rockwool takes customers back to its origins

ROCKWOOL has launched “Origins”, a new integrated marketing campaign which takes customers on a journey to explore the deeper benefits of