Judgement day for Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence

Published:  27 September, 2010

LONDON: The shortlist of nominations for 2010’s Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence have been chosen.

Now, it will be up to the judges to ponder the merits of the entries and to decide who will be this year's winners and runners-up. Here is the 2010 shortlist that will be presented to the judges:

Trainee of the Year

George Bence & Sons (Rebecca Townsend)

LBS Builders' Merchants (Ian Smith)

Plumbase Maidstone (Mark Pawsey Yeates)

Ridgeons Group (Fran Liston)


Best Builders' Merchants Showroom

Coomers Graham (Abingdon, Oxfordshire)

Jackson Building Centres

Jewson (Sutton Fields)

Plumbase Reflections (Redruth)

TEC Distributors

Tippers Building Materials


Best Builders' Merchant Hard Landscaping Display

BSG Buildbase (Purdeys Way, Southend)


Covers Timber & Builders' Merchants

Elmes Buildbase

TG Oswestry

Tippers Building Materials


Best Builders' Merchant Website



JT Dove


EH Smith (Builders' Merchants)

Parker Building Supplies


Best Customer Service by a Builders' Merchant

C&W Berry

Kellaway Building Supplies

Parts Center

TEC Distributors


Best Builders' Marketing Initiative

Beatsons Building Supplies

Jackson Building Centres

Kellaway Building Supplies

LBS Builders' Merchants

MKM Building Supplies

EH Smith (Builders' Merchants)


Best Merchant Environmental Initiative




Plumbing Trade Supplies

EH Smith (Builders' Merchants)


Achiever of the Year

Buildbase (Keith Eagers)

Coomers (Martyn Hammond)

JT Dove (Brian Atkinson)

Ridgeons Group (Dean Crawford)

EH Smith (Keith Merrick)

Wollens (Matt Green)


Builders' Merchant Manager of the Year

Buildbase Civils Westbury (Mark Colyer)

Buildbase Swadlincote (Mark Palmer)

Keyline Basingstoke (Andy Goodlings)

Lawsons Whetstone (Gerry O'Sullivan)

Plumbase Hove (Paul Trafford)

MKM Building Supplies Stockton (David Cook and Jason Horner)

EH Smith (Builders' Merchants) Leicester (Dave Keeling)


Best Independent Builders' Merchant (1-5 Branches)

Beatsons Building Supplies


C&S Builders' Merchants

C&W Berry

GPH Builders' Merchants


Best Independent Builders' Merchant (6+ Branches)

Kellaway Building Supplies


LBS Builders' Merchants

MKM Building Supplies


National Builders' Merchant of the Year



Plumbing Trade Supplies


Supplier of the Year


Brett Landscaping


Hunter Plastics

Lafarge Cement


Best Plumbing and Heating Merchant

Graham (Sutton)

HPS – Heating Plumbing Supplies

Plumbase (Station Court, Solihull)


Builders' Merchants News will run regular updates on the Builders Merchants Awards for Excellence on www.buildersmerchansnews.co.uk and our e-newsletters following judging day and in the run-up to the presentation ceremony at the gala luncheon on Friday 19 November at the Lancaster Hotel in London.

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