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Mid-Sussex Timber celebrates its 90th anniversary

Sussex independent timber merchant Mid-Sussex Timber has celebrated its 90th year in business.

Managing director Tim Waters at Lingfield Park racecourse to celebrate Mid Sussex Timber’s 90th anniversary.

Set up in 1929, MST has been supplying directly imported timber to the building trade & retail markets and is now one of the largest stockists in Sussex. From a first branch in East Grinstead, the business has since expanded to three other Sussex locations: Haywards Heath, Forest Row, and Crowborough, remains family-run and is operated by second and third-generation family members; Tim, Simon, Alex and Cara Waters.

To celebrate the team held an evening of racing at Lingfield Park Racecourse. The company also celebrated by launching a new website in May , which brings the business fully online, featuring real-time inventory and stock, nominated day delivery, as well as a branch-specific click and collect service.

Operations Director  Alex Waters said: “90 years is a landmark anniversary for any Company, but for a small independent business such as ourselves, it is even more ground breaking. A celebration like this gives us a valuable opportunity to reward all our staff who worked so hard to get MidSussex Timber to where it is today.

“Looking ahead, our new website and real-time inventory helps us take that important step into the future as we continually develop and improve our services to our customers.”

 

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