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Lords buys George Lines

West London based independent civils merchant George Lines has become part of Lords Builders Merchants.
George Lines based at Heathrow has been a long standing independent civils builders merchants for over 60 years.

The business has been led by Mark Bone who will join Lords and continue to manage George Lines as a separate division, trading under the same name, within Lords Builders Merchants.

Alongside its former Burdens branch in Hayes, the group will have a significant presence in the local civils materials market. With infrastructure construction forecasted to grow, Lords are seeking to capitalise on being one of the only independent builders merchants with a civils speciality in London.

Shanker Patel CEO of the Lords Group said: “I have known Mark Bone for many years and our businesses share the same culture of putting our customers and colleagues first. George Lines has a tremendous reputation within its niche sector and we are delighted to have the opportunity of joining this business to our existing builders merchants in London. We would like to welcome all the team at George Lines to Lords and look forward to working with them.”

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