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Huws Gray: Grafton acquisition to double network

The acquisition of the Grafton GB Merchanting business from Grafton Group plc will turn Huws Gray into the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant, it was announced this morning. The £520m deal comprises approximately 200 merchant branches and 3,500 people. Terry Owen, founder and chairman, of Huws Gray said: “We are …

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Huws Gray buys Grafton’s mainland traditional merchanting businesses

Huws Gray, the Anglesey-based private equity-funded independent builders merchant group, has today bought the Buildbase, Civils & Lintels, PDM Buildbase, The Timber Group, Bathroom Distribution Group, Frontline and NDI brands from Grafton Group plc. In the year to 31 December 2020, the Business reported revenue of £828.2 million (2019: £1.02 …

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Burnley opening for Huws Gray

Builders merchant group Huws Gray has opened a new branch, at Eastham Place, Burnley. The new branch  significantly strengthens Huws Gray’s presence in Lancashire and is perfectly located to connect with existing branches in the local area and is the latest strategic development of the group’s ambitious expansion plans, through acquisitions, …

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Huws Gray buys merchant branches in Keighley and Bradford

Independent builders’ merchants, Huws Gray has bought Bradford-based Uriah Woodhead & Son, and its sister branch, Nelsons of Keighley, as part of the merchant’s ambitious expansion plans. Uriah Woodhead & Son has been serving the local industry needs for 154 years, run by five generations of the same family. Matthew …

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Huws Gray acquires AC Roof Trusses Ltd

Acquisitive independent builders merchant Huws Gray has bought Mid Wales based AC Roof Trusses Ltd. Established in 1982, AC Trusses specialises in the design, production and supply of structural timber components.  The company employs 30 people at its 1.4-acre site in Welshpool, which includes two factories, offering 17,000sq ft production …

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Huws Gray makes big impact in Birmingham

A year on from purchasing the former Wheelers Timber and Builders’ Merchants in Erdington, the store is doing a roaring trade. The site was previously owned by the Bromley family and has been a mainstay in the town for almost 100 years. Three of them still work at the branch …

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Huws Gray buys J E Fuller as part of southern expansion

Independent builders merchants Huws Gray Group has bought J E Fuller, in Clacton, Essex, completing the next phase of its ambitious expansion plan. J E Fuller operates from a single site in Clacton that it has occupied since the 1950s. The business has been run by the Fuller family since …

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Welsh builders’ merchants continues rapid UK expansion

Since acquiring the former Audley Builders Merchants in November, Huws Gray has made significant investment in refurbishing the site, including a new yard, improved layout and a wide range of product lines. The 2,800 square foot building, near Stoke, employs nine staff and forms part of a vast expansion by …

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Huws Gray opens Whitchurch Store and Showroom

The 8,700 square foot Huws Gray store and showroom in Whitchurch is already proving popular with the public and trade customers. The three-acre base at Waymills was built from the ground up and features loading bays, exclusive lines and a top-quality kitchen, flooring and bathroom display area. Manager Gavin Martin …

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Huws Gray celebrates giant success at trade show

MORE than 1,500 people descended on North Wales for one of the biggest builders merchant trade exhibitions the region has ever seen. And well over a thousand of those visitors registered in advance for the Huws Gray GIANT Trade Event, held in The Barn at Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay, on …

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