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Three generations give Three Cheers for Bradfords’ 250 years campaign

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 The oldest builders’ merchants in the UK, Bradfords Building Supplies, has launched its ‘Three Cheers’ campaign in celebration of its 250th birthday. The ‘Three Cheers for 250 Years’ campaign is also about raising a glass and recognising the value of collaboration, partnership and everyone in the industry looking out for each …

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Bradfords celebrates 250th birthday

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Bradfords Building Supplies, the oldest builders’ merchants in the UK and number one builders’ merchant in the South West is celebrating its 250th birthday in 2020.  The company had a turnover of £150 million in 2019 and currently employs 700 staff across 42 branches. David Young, CEO of Bradfords Building …

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Polypipe turns the big 4-0

Horncastle staff receive their party cake

More than 300 Polypipe Civils employees gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of operations at the company’s flagship manufacturing site in Horncastle, Lincolnshire. Since opening in 1979 as a 5,000 square ft. factory housing one machine and twelve employees, the site has expanded to become one of the most advanced …

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BMI Redland prepares for big Anniversary

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Late 2019 marks the centenary of concrete tile manufacture in the UK through BMI UK & Ireland’s Redland brand. The build-up to this remarkable milestone of 100 years of concrete tile manufacture is being marked by the company acknowledging not only its rich heritage and experience reaching back 180 years, …

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Morpeth Merchants celebrates 1st Anniversary

James Burrell Morpeth Trade Counter

James Burrell Builders Merchant marked the first-year anniversary of their Morpeth branch by holding a celebratory customer event last week. Exclusive on the day deals were on offer, as well as merchandise, product advice and free food! A number of key suppliers also joined the celebrations including: Stonemarket, Birtley Group …

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Trio Celebrate 60 Years Service at Russell Roof Tiles

L R Andrew Jackson Douglas Campbell and Colin Stevenson

Three long-serving staff members at leading roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles have been recognised for achieving a combined 60 years of service, as part of an ongoing employee recognition scheme. Colin Stevenson has worked for Russell Roof Tiles for 30 years, while Andrew Jackson and Douglas Campbell have both …

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Talasey Group celebrates 15 years in business

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Talasey Group is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this June. A milestone for the company, the anniversary represents the landscaping supplier’s continued success and ability to exceed customer expectations with a diverse product portfolio and exceptional service. Back in 2004, Founder and CEO, Mark Wall established Natural Paving Products (UK) Ltd. …

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Zinsser celebrates 170 years of perfecting paints and primers


Zinsser, the brand famous for solving painting and decorating problems, celebrates 170 years of producing industry leading paints, primers and removal solutions. The Zinsser brand was originally created in 1849, when William Zinsser set up the United States’ first shellac beaching plant on Manhattan’s west side and introduced shellac paint …

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Apprentice Decorator of the Year: Crown Celebrates the Big 40

Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year 2019 now open

The Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition is back and bigger than ever, with the nation’s best budding painters and decorators from colleges across the UK taking part. And it’s a landmark year for the competition’s sponsor Crown Paints as the company has now been supporting the contest for 40 …

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Growing KUDOS at 20 Years

Kudos Facility

UK manufacturer, Kudos Showering Products are marking their 20th year of trading with ambitious growth plans for the business.  The company introduced new management into the business at the beginning of 2018 and their skillset and drive has transformed operations, giving Chairman and founder Bruce Ledwith a renewed confidence to …

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