MP recognises importance of merchant apprentice training at JT Dove

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, prospective MP for Northumberland, was reminded that housing is not built and homes are not improved without the involvement of builders, plumbers and timber merchants, during a visit to North East builders merchant JT Dove ...

The BMF welcomes new members in Northern Ireland

The BMF has welcomed two new independent merchant members in Northern Ireland.
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Jewson scores fundraising goal in charity football match

Jewson employees, suppliers and customers have donned their shorts and football boots to raise more than £1,360 for Barnardo’s.
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MBO at £35M family business A W Lumb

A W Lumb an Independent Builders Merchant with two large depots in Dewsbury and Tamworth, has been sold in a management buy-out (MBO) led by their current executive Chairman and Managing Director John Cureton.
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Freen workshop aims to inspire more women into the trades

On Friday 19th May, 15 women from London attended a free ‘trade' taster workshop focused on Repairs & Maintenance and organised by Mears Group, the leading provider of maintenance services to social housing, working in partnership with Construction Youth Trust.
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Vokèra Affinity gets even better

Leading heating manufacturer, Vokèra is continuing its commitment to helping and supporting installers by making further improvements to

Visqueen's success is sealed

Visqueen Building Products – part of RPC bpi recycled products - has launched a range of waterproofing liquid membranes that complies with

Sadolin gets a new size

Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain is now available in a 750ml pack to tackle smaller jobs, as well as the original 2.5 litre size.

Bushboard adds new Options

Bushboard’s new Options, premium laminate worksurface range features 25 exclusive new designs, some classic market favourites, four texture

Scruffs' goes active for Summer

Technically designed with a moisture management system, the Pro Active Zip Polo from Scruffs is built to keep tradesmen cool and fresh
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New managing director for Buttle plc

Nick Sims has been appointed Managing Director of St Albans-based builder’s merchant Buttle plc. He succeeds William Naylor, who is

GB Plastics adds two branch managers to its Midlands network

Retailer and specialist supplier of quality low maintenance building products to the trade and DIY sectors, General Building Plastics, has

Rutland apprentice opts for career change with

? has recently welcomed a new apprentice to its head office in Market Overton, Rutland.

Allegion appoints new commercial leader for UK & Ireland

Specialist security provider Allegion has appointed Pete Hancox as Commercial Leader of its UK and Ireland businesses to build and lead

Keyline welcomes new National Account Manager

Andrew Matthewman has joined Keyline as National Account Manager following seven years as a National Contract Manager for plastic drainage

Keyline appoints new Managing Director

Keyline have welcomed Paul Beaman as its new Managing Director following the departure of Kieran Griffin who has taken up the role of

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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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 those

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

Netwatch prevents premises crime

Netwatch keeps an eye on premises, preventing crime rather than just recording it.