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Government puts merchant showrooms on lockdown ‘naughty’ list
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Despite builders and plumbers merchants being deemed ‘essential businesses’ during the second UK lockdown, and therefore allowed to remain open, this does not extend to showrooms, the Government has confirmed in further guidance. Non-essential businesses must close, and that includes showrooms open to the public for products used in homes, including bathrooms, kitchens and glazing. […]

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Graham’s commitment to cut prices with its latest trade saver
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Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has launched the fourth edition of its quarterly Trade Saver publication just in time for the winter season. Continuing its focus on consistent pricing, the booklet highlights fixed prices for the company’s most popular products. The latest issue is a special heating spares edition with a focus on the most highly sought-after […]

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Merritt & Fryers hits 85th milestone
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Independent builders merchant Merritt & Fryers is celebrating 85 years of service to the professional trades in Skipton. Founded in 1935, the family-run timber, building, plumbing, hardware and decorators’ merchants is being run by its third generation and is still located among former mill buildings near the centre of Skipton.  The site covers 3.5 acres […]

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Brett Martin announces plastic sheet award winners
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UK plastics manufacturer, Brett Martin, has published the winners of its iAwards competition for 2020. Businesses in architecture, construction, agriculture, horticulture and home furnishing across the world entered details and images of their most creative and innovative projects using Brett Martin’s plastic sheet products. The winners and runners up in each category are as follows: […]

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Keyline Civils Specialist develops dedicated infrastructure team
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Civils and drainage specialist merchant, Keyline has formed a dedicated national infrastructure team to enhance its existing offering.  The new dedicated national team will enhance Keyline’s existing infrastructure service and will be ideally placed to add value to the proposed pipeline of work ahead. Headed by National Sales Director, Christina Dell, the team provides a […]

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City Plumbing finds “massive demand” for Green Homes Grant
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There is a huge demand from homeowners for the Government’s Green Homes Grant , leading to a massive opportunity for builders and plumbers merchants and tradespeople. That’s according to research by plumbing and heating merchant, City Plumbing. According to the survey of 1,000 homeowners living in England, 8 out of 10 (84%) are planning to […]

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Triton adds to board of directors
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Triton Showers has made three key appointments to its board of directors. Emily Johnson has been appointed to the position of Sales Director – Retail and Export, having started her career with the firm after graduating from university, working her way upwards from National Account Manager to Head of Retail and Export Sales. Philip Viner […]

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