Richard Burbidge shines a spotlight on its first Premier Centre

Published:  02 September, 2016

Stairparts manufacturer Richard Burbidge has chosen Howarth Timber & Building Supplies in Newcastle-under-Lyme as its first Premier Centre.

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has over 175 years' trading experience, providing not only an extensive product range, but also expertise, service and knowledge of the building industry.

As the UK's largest privately-owned timber company, Howarth's has 30 branches and more than 1,000 specialists across the country. Now, the Newcastle-Under-Lyme branch has become Richard Burbidge's first Premier Centre, where customers will find an in-depth range of Richard Burbidge stairparts in stock at all times.

The merchant is fully equipped with in-store displays holding four popular product ranges, instantly available to complete any hallway project. Displays of Richard Burbidge's premium ranges are on show, as well as brochures and guides to support customers.

The company is also benefitting from Richard Burbidge's Design Team referral scheme, which makes ordering products quick and easy, helping to maximise sales with minimal effort.

Paul Lerigo, marketing director for Richard Burbidge, said: "We are delighted to have Howarth Timber & Building Supplies on board and we look forward to working more closely with them in the future. Our network of Premier Centres are designed to enable pro-active merchants, like Howarths, to take advantage of the opportunities in the stairparts market, by simplifying the buying process to help merchants and their clients to make the most of this lucrative sector."

John Oldfield, assistant manager for the Howarth Timber & Building Supplies' Newcastle Under Lyme branch, said: "We’re very proud to be Richard Burbidge’s first Premier Centre. We committed to not only providing customers with the widest range of products, but the expertise, service and knowledge that they need to get the job done well."

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