Irish merchants recognised

Published:  16 March, 2010

BELFAST: JP Corry in Springfield Road, west Belfast is the overall winner in the Octabuild Northern Ireland Builders Merchant Awards for its outstanding customer service, merchandising, management systems, housekeeping and health and safety.

Nick Hughes, branch manager, JP Corry, Springfield Road received a trophy from Edwin Poots, MLA, and Minister for the Environment.

12 builders' merchants won awards: Haldane Fisher, Newry for the Co Down and Large Business Awards and B McNamee & Co, Tyrone for the Co Tyrone and Family Business Awards. JP Corry's Belfast branch also won the Co Antrim award.

Jacob's Building Supplies, Coleraine won the Co Londonderry Award and N.G. Bell & Son Ltd, Newtownards took the Small Business Award with Brooks Building Merchants, Cookstown receiving the Heavy Goods Award.

Murdocks Builders Merchants, Newry won the Trade Counter Award and Eglinton Building Supplies in Co Londonderry took the Management Systems Award.

Bangor Building Supplies, Co Down took the Merchandising Award and P McDermott & Sons, Omagh won the Customer Service Award.

Peter Woods Building Supplies, Belfast received the Housekeeping/Health and Safety Award and another JP Corry branch – this time in Ballymena – won the Marketing Award.

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