MKM Building Supplies, the UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant has a celebratory start to 2020, with the opening of its 70th branch in Grantham this week.
Fantastic news for local building trade as MKM Grantham opens the doors to a brand new, state-of-the-art branch bringing all building needs under one roof and creating 17 jobs.
The new branch is situated in a prime location on Trent Road, Grantham. The 1.88acre site is designed to be a one-stop shop for both local building trade and retail customers, with an experienced team on-hand to support customer projects.
MKM Grantham will showcase a wide range of building essentials including; timber, joinery, roofing, facing bricks and blocks, plasterboard, insulation, electrical and specialist plumbing and heating products including under-floor heating.
The branch also offers a range of services including brick matching, take off service and an extensive outdoor landscaping display. The branch will also feature stunning kitchen and bathroom showrooms with free 3D design and consultation services.
Also available to enhance customer experience at Grantham is a large fleet of delivery vehicles with free local deliveries, including two 26 tonne cranes for heavy goods lifting.
The opening of the milestone 70th branch is part of MKM’s ambitious expansion plans and kicks off the company’s 25th anniversary year.
MKM Grantham is headed up by Branch Director, James Truman. James has a wealth of experience having started in the building industry aged 18 and managed his first branch aged 22. To add to his raft of industry expertise, James completed a Post Graduate diploma in multi-site management and strategy and has managed several Midland’s builder’s merchants prior to launching MKM Grantham.
James commented: “The whole team is excited to bring the MKM offer to Grantham and can’t wait to get started. Our aim is to provide customer service that is second to none and put MKM firmly on the map as the merchant of choice in the area.
We are keen to talk to both local trade and retail customers to assist them with the best solutions for their construction projects, installations and home improvements.”
David Kilburn, Executive Chairman commented: “This really is an exciting milestone for MKM. Opening our 70th branch in Grantham at the start of our 25th anniversary year is really something to celebrate.
Our new branch in Grantham offers a great opportunity for MKM; the region’s building industry is buoyant and offers a solid business proposition. Our team of specialists is very experienced and has an in-depth understanding of what our customers need.
Customers can always be guaranteed excellent stock availability and an extensive product range.”