Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Bradfords Building Supplies acquires Solo

Published: 7 August 2018 - Fiona Garcia
Bradfords Building Supplies will extend its reach with the acquisition
Bradfords Building Supplies will extend its reach with the acquisition

The independent builders merchant, today, announced the acquisition of Archmartin Ltd, trading as Solo Building Supplies.

The deal will see Solo Building Supplies’ site in Penzance, South West Cornwall join Bradfords’ estate of 42 outlets, which includes nine kitchen and bathroom showrooms and 20 tool hire branches. The acquisition improves Bradfords’ branch coverage in the area and provides an opportunity to serve other nearby towns.

Solo Building Supplies will become the 43rd Bradfords branch.

Solo, which has been trading for almost 10 years, is a general builder’s merchant specialising in building materials, timber, landscaping, and plumbing and heating products. It also boasts a bathroom and tile showroom in a separate adjacent building on the same site.

Bradfords Building Supplies managing director David Young said: “I am delighted to welcome Solo into the Bradfords family. The two businesses are a great fit – Bradfords will benefit from Solo’s geographic location, customer base and expertise whilst Solo will be able to grow and develop its potential as part of a bigger business.

Already one of the largest independent builders’ merchants in the UK, Bradfords operates branches throughout the South West, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The company employs more than 600 people and stocks over 16,000 products. The acquisition of Solo to become its 43rd branch is the latest step in its ambitious growth plans, says the company.

 

 

 

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
4 + 1 =  
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

Latest reader comments

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

John Hart
After applying for a green homes how long will it take for a decision? thanks...

re: SX Rainproof Exterior Caulk

Wally
I need the exterior sx rain resistant caulk! Can't get it anywhere so please help! How can I order it? Need it yesterday...

re: BCT can replicate any material in a ceramic tile

Christina Tiritanou
Not sure if you can help as I require a tile which has the measurements of 6”x 6”? Thank you....

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

colin thompson
SarahVery clear and helpful information.Thanks...

Most read stories