We’re now in a different league – we’ve teamed up with Parkers & Fairalls so we can offer you even more!

July 14, 2020

We are excited to have teamed up with Parker Building Supplies and Fairalls Builders Merchants to become the South East’s largest independent builders merchants!

Between us, we have 38 branches. You’ll find most of our branches in Sussex, Surrey and Kent – from Petworth in West Sussex to Thanet in Kent, if you’re living or working in the South East, we have a branch that delivers to you!

Stamco Timber is also part of our family too. This means that we have a really strong timber offering throughout our branch network too!

What advantages does being part of a family of independent builders merchants offer?

As one family of builders merchants, we are all working together to offer  you more – we’ve got access to a much wider range of products, more stock and more lorries. We also benefit from sharing each other’s specialisms which means we can offer  you  specialist products and expert knowledge in timber, roofing, groundworks, plumbing, ironmongery, joinery, bathrooms and kitchens.

It’s win win for you!

 

Who are the other merchants in our family?

Parker Building Supplies

Parker Building Supplies has 19 branches, 16 of which are in Sussex, with the remaining three in Kent.  Founded in 1984, Parkers have recently taken on board and rebranded the builders merchant formerly known as Stamco Building Supplies, resulting in an even stronger presence in Sussex.

As well as being able to supply all heavyside and lightside building materials, Parkers have several areas which they specialise in. These are; plumbing supplies, kitchens, ironmongery, joinery and tiling.

 

Plumbing Specialists

Parkers have 7 branches with dedicated Plumbing Supplies Centres – these are in Angmering, Bexhill-on-Sea, Crowborough, Seaford, Tonbridge, Maidstone and Hailsham. With a wide range of plumbing products available and knowledgeable staff who are always willing to offer jargon-free advice, Parkers’ Plumbing Supplies Centres are well equipped to help you find your perfect plumbing solution.

Plumbing products from Parkers range from flexible, push-fit and pressed plastic systems to traditional copper tubes and fittings. Plumbing Supplies Centres also carry a huge range of plumbing accessories, tools, and spares, all supplied by leading UK manufacturers.

In addition, Parker’s heating range includes radiators, boilers, cylinders and much more. 

 

Kitchens Dream Team

The kitchens department in Parkers and Chandlers have already teamed up to become one super team of kitchen experts with decades of experience in the industry between them.

The extensive range of kitchens from Parkers and Chandlers offer contemporary to traditional styles and everything in between. The kitchens department offers 27 colour ways and over 170 carcass colours which enable you to bring the exact kitchen you had in mind to life. And all kitchens are competitively priced too. Whether you are looking for a simple trade kitchen or a designer bespoke high end kitchen, the team will be able to help. The team offer a kitchen design service and also on site visits, where they can measure up and bring samples to you. They can also match appliance prices with the online retailers from our preferred suppliers.

Another exciting feature offered by our kitchens department is our online kitchen planner. You can create your own visuals with our 3D kitchen planner which allows you to explore styles and layouts in a bespoke kitchen simulation. There is also a guide on how to measure your kitchen to help you work out your plans.

 

Ironmongery Experts

Architectural ironmongery is another specialist area of Parker’s.  Parkers carry extensive stocks of locks and can provide mortice deadlocks, sash locks and window security locks. In addition to traditional mechanical locks, Parkers can also supply door control systems and security gate gears.

With access to thousands of products and styles, ranging from ultra-modern stainless steel to hand-made, traditional and antique lever handle designs and accessories, Parkers will be able to help you with all your architectural ironmongery requirements.

 

Joinery Supplier Partner

Another of Parkers specialisms is joinery. Parker’s offer superior quality bespoke wooden external windows and doors. These can be delivered directly to site, already factory glazed and painted or stained finished. Parkers work closely with their main supplier, Bereco, to meet your joinery requirements with stylish products that are backed by a comprehensive set of warranties.

Parker’s joinery range also includes external aluminium windows and doors manufactured to order through a network of local fabricators. Hybrid windows (timber with aluminium cladding) are also available through Parkers who source these from the Scandinavian manufacturer, Rationel.

Parkers have 2 specialist joinery representatives who can be booked for site visits. They have a range of full size window samples which they take with them to enable hands on discussions  Visits can be booked for building sites and directly by homeowners.  The team also regularly attend meetings with architects and offer CPD presentations as well as liaising with planning and building control officers.

Check out the case studies of how Parkers have helped projects by supplying joinery on their website including photos of finished jobs.

Tiling Supply Experts 

With a tiling showroom in Eastbourne and dedicated specialist staff, Parkers are experts in supplying all things tiling. The extensive range offers natural stone, porcelain and ceramic tiles as well as mosaics, wood effect and vinyl tiles. 

The tiling team work closely with a number of Italian factories to source the best quality and highly stylish tiles.  The carefully selected network of manufacturers that the tiling team work with allow Parkers to source almost any style and type of tile available. So if you are after a specific tile, Parkers are perfectly placed to help you. 

 

Fairalls Builders Merchants

Fairalls is a builders merchant that traces its roots back to 1900. With 4 branches, Fairalls branches can be found in Godstone (2 branches), Sevenoaks and Gatwick. Fairalls Builders Merchants is a well known name with both trade and DIY markets in their local area  – they supply all building materials to professionals and the public alike.

Loose Aggregates

The Taylors Hill branch in Godstone boasts being one of the largest heavyside yards in the South East. With a huge yard, this branch is likely to have in stock the building materials you are after from bricks to timber and landscaping to lintels.

Another key offering of the branch is that it stocks large amounts of both loose and bagged aggregates. This includes a wide range of natural stone such as rockery stone and decorative chippings as well building staples such as sand.  

 

Lightside Building Materials

The Godstone High Street branch of Fairalls offers a huge range of lightside building materials and attracts DIY and trade customers for miles around. The branch has generous stocks of paints, power tools, workwear, plumbing supplies and so much more. Services available here include paint mixing and key cutting too.

Landscaping Supply Experts

Fairalls are well known in their local area for supplying landscaping materials including fencing materials. With a comprehensive range of paving including porcelain and sandstone in stock, the Fairalls team are ready to help with your landscaping needs. Several branches also have dedicated landscaping displays for you to browse and staff are always on hand to offer expert advice.

Stamco Timber

Stamco Timber is also part of our family, allowing us to significantly improve our ability to supply timber in all of builders merchant brands. Stamco Timber is a leading timber merchant with an importing, manufacturing and wholesale distribution business that supplies a range of machined PAR, softwood mouldings, structural timber, timber board products, cladding and much more. Whatever your timber requirement may be, contact your local branch in our family of merchants and we will be able to help.

So as you can see, now we are one big family of independent builders merchants, we are even better placed to serve all of your building material requirements. And all at competitive prices too! Our friendly and expert teams can help with advice, visit you on site and work closely with you to provide all the materials you need. We take real pride in our product knowledge and our customer service – we believe reputation is everything. Give us a call or pop into your nearest branch to see how we, the South East’s largest independent builders merchant, can help you.