About IBMG

Our Business

At IBMG, and through our independent brands, we have a deep respect, appreciation and understanding of our customers needs. We strive to serve their requirements, for quality building, roofing, timber, electrical and plumbing & heating supplies, every day, through our highly experienced and knowledgeable teams, in more than 172 branches extending from Ramsgate to Penzance. Over 2,200 employees support our vision to be the best merchant to do business with.

From our branch support centres to the employees throughout our branches, every individual plays a role in helping ensure our success.

By all of our teams working together, we will continue towards our vision of becoming the best merchant to work for, and do business with.

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March 2018
March 2018

Parker Building Supplies

Founded in 1984 , with a heavyside focus and a strong reputation for customer service, Parker Building Supplies is a leading builders’ merchant based in the South East of England. With the recent addition of Stamco Building Supplies into its branch network, Parker Building Supplies now has 19 branches right across Sussex and Kent.

June 2019
June 2019

Stamco

Stamco Timber is an importing, manufacturing and wholesale distribution business that supplies a range of timber, boards and wood flooring products to timber and builders merchants, construction companies and a variety of manufacturers across a large area of the South of England. This business operates from a 5.5-acre distribution centre and timber mill, in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex.

July 2019
July 2019

Fairalls

Fairalls Builders’ Merchants has a family history dating back to 1900 and offers a mix of heavy and lightside building materials, from its four locations in Surrey and Kent – Gatwick, Sevenoaks and two branches in Godstone. Its Taylors Hill Branch in Godstone is one of the largest heavyside yards in the South East.

October 2019
October 2019

Chandlers

Established in 1993, Chandlers is an independent builders’ merchant with branches across the South East of England. The company has 8 building materials branches in Surrey, Sussex and Kent and a further 6 specialist roofing supplies branches in Kent, Essex, London & the Midlands.

November 2019
November 2019

Grant & Stone

Established in 1987, we are an independently run business with an ethos of supplying the best quality goods and un-matched service. Grant & Stone has flourished to quickly become recognised as one of the leading providers to the building, plumbing and electrical trades. Our dedicated team are always ready and willing to go the extra mile.

October 2020
October 2020

3 Counties

Established in 2007, 3Counties Timber & Building Supplies provides a broad range of heavy and lightside building materials to individuals, contractors and commercial entities across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. A trusted local brand with a reputation for outstanding customer service, 3Counties also offers bespoke timber services from its branches in Aylesbury and Hemel Hempstead.

January 2021
January 2021

CRS

Established in 2005, CRS Building Supplies provides a broad range of heavyside building materials to trade and retail customers from 12 branches across Somerset. Headquartered in Wells, CRS is a highly successful local brand, with the reputation for outstanding customer service, which has demonstrated continued organic growth since its formation.

February 2021
February 2021

Buildit

Buildit are a local, independent Builders’ Merchant offering a comprehensive range of products to the trade and DIY customer. We have three branches which are located to service Gloucestershire and the Wiltshire borders. We offer a comprehensive range of products to the trade and DIY customer. Maintaining large stock levels of quality, recognised brands which are competitively sourced through our large buying group membership.

February 2021
February 2021

TPS

We are an independent plumbers’ merchant supplying to both trade and public customers in Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon. Established in 2001, we have built an envious reputation for supplying quality products with good old-fashioned personal service and pride ourselves on being able to give you the products you want, when you want them.

February 2021
February 2021

RGB

We have been independent since 1850, and feel that community focus is at the heart of what we do. We understand that customers needs are constantly changing, so we work hard to evolve with the times, to make sure dealing with us is as easy as possible.

May 2021
May 2021

Devondale

Devondale Electrical Distributors was established in 1981 as an independent electrical wholesaler. Now with 9 branches across the South West and over 50 members of staff, Devondale offers an unrivalled service to our customers. As a member of the AWEBB (Association of Wholesale Electrical Bulk Buyers) electrical buying consortium we are able to source competitive prices for our customers.

October 2021
October 2021

DW Burns

Burns of Woking is a family run company with over 50 years experience in providing high quality products from sink traps to steam showers – boilers to bathrooms. The company was founded in 1963 by Dennis Burns

October 2021
October 2021

SPS

Sussex Plumbing Supplies were established in East Sussex in 2000, and has showrooms located in Polegate, Bexhill-on-Sea and Lewes.

October 2021
October 2021

Perrys

Established in 2000, Perrys is a one branch builders’ merchant supplying broad range of building materials to trade and retail customers in and around Plymouth. It is a trusted local brand, with a reputation for outstanding customer service.
January 2022
January 2022

Dougfield

Dougfield Plumbers Supplies is a plumbing supplies business which was founded in 1993 by Doug Field and has 11 branches in the UK throughout the Southwest and Wales – Stroud, Cheltenham, Exeter, Penryn, St Austell, Saltash, Bridgend, Treforest, Barry and Swansea.

February 2022
February 2022

Pennyhill

Pennyhill Timber is a leading independent timber merchant servicing Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire from our two-acre site in Woking.

February 2022
February 2022

CSS Electrical

CSS Group is a Multi-Discipline Company offering a range of Expertise that will cater for needs from General Building and Maintenance Works, through Electrical and Plumbing and on to Renewable / Energy Saving Services and Hot Tub Maintenance and Repair.

February 2022
February 2022

Cornish Fixings

Cornish Fixings cover your every building and bathroom need. They have a large range of materials in stock at their branch in Redruth from timber to tools. They also have an extensive bathroom department. They are committed to supplying local tradesmen with quality tools and materials and helping individuals with their home improvement projects.

April 2022
April 2022

Hoppings

Hoppings is a local, independent timber merchant servicing London and the Home Counties from two sites North and South of London in Epping and Lingfield, providing quality softwood products, in convenient quantities, quickly and at competitive prices to timber and builders merchants.

May 2022
May 2022

Merkko

Merkko is a highly successful independent builders merchant supplying trade and retail customers across Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Headquartered in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, with 2 branches in Kingston Bagpuize and Aldermaston, both stocking a comprehensive range of construction materials for building and civil engineering projects. Merkko has demonstrated strong organic growth since its formation.

May 2022
May 2022

Independent Roofing Supplies

Independent Roofing Supplies aim to provide customers with a truly independent choice of roofing materials. Our highly trained team will offer advice on all aspects of roofing, including site visits when necessary, estimating and quoting, product matching and much more. We deliver free across Sussex from Brighton to Crawley.

June 2022
June 2022

Wantage Builders Merchants

Wantage is a local, independent builders merchant operating from one location in Grove, Wantage, and offers a mix of heavy and lightside building materials to trade and retail customers.

October 2022
October 2022

Stamco Hoppings

Stamco Timber & Hoppings Softwood Products merge to form Stamco Hoppings.