Five in five on the cards for ambitious merchants

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 27 Sep 2017

A SCUNTHORPE builders’ merchants is delighted to be on course to achieve its five-year plan.

The Builders’ Merchant Company has set out its ambition to open five new branches in that timeframe.

Regional sales manager Ali Thompson said the company is in the process of opening a new branch in Goole after major success opening a branch in Hull last year.

“We had a business plan for five branches in five years with the original business model and through the response we’ve had we are now in a position to move forward with that,” he said.

“We are feeling very positive about it and it is a new adventure for us.”

The Builders' Merchant Company is the largest independent builders’ merchant in North Lincolnshire, with a long tradition of supplying timber and building materials throughout the area.

Its roots go all the way back to 1928, where the original depot was based on John Street in Scunthorpe.

Mr Thompson said: “We are a family business and I want this business to be as successful as possible.

“We have family members involved and personally I think it is a great thing and I am really excited.”

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