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The gloves are off in Howarth Timber's fight against cancer

Our staff have thrown their hats in the ring for not one but two boxing challenges in aid of Cancer Research UK.   Our recent partnership with Cancer Research UK inspired amateur boxers and Howarth employees Jake Brown and James Ibbetson to take part in Ultra White Collar Boxing matches in aid of the charity.   Ultra White Collar Boxing is an opportunity f...

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HEALTHY PROFIT PUTS HOWARTH TIMBER GROUP IN SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100

We are pleased to announce that Howarth Timber Group has ranked fourth in the Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 league table, which lists Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits. The BDO Profit Track 100 lists companies with operating profits in excess of £3m which saw a rise in profits from the penultimate to the latest year.  Howarth Timber was the only com...

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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is proud to announce another first in their over-175 year history as they look to open the first Timber & Builders merchant on the surface of the Moon.

Conveniently located just several miles from the Plato crater, the brand new Howarth Timber Moon branch will bring their renowned product range and service to the stars and beyond; the gravity of what’s on offer will be spectacular. Fully equipped with adapted cargo rockets, Howarth Timber Moon will offer timely interstellar delivery to life and building projects across the stars.   M...

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HOWARTH TIMBER CELEBRATES DONCASTER STORE REOPENING

  We recently marked the grand reopening of our Doncaster branch with a three-day celebration complete with offers, competitions and giveaways.   The store on Churchill Business Park on Churchill Road has been extensively refurbished and we invited regular customers and newcomers alike to take a look at the bigger and better branch.    The store’s new look includes ...

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PARTNERSHIP WITH CANCER RESEARCH UK ANNOUNCED

We are gearing up for a big year of fundraising and campaigning after Cancer Research UK was named as our charity partner for 2017/18. The partnership will see us raise money through company-wide initiatives as well as individual staff member fundraising efforts, all to support the life-saving work that Cancer Research UK carries out, such as the development of new screening techniques to detect ...

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Opening up to Humber LEP

As part of our commitment to the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Skills Pledge campaign, we were excited to host them at our New Holland site recently. The Humber LEP’s Skills Pledge campaign was launched to encourage and assist businesses in accessing key skills and training to help them succeed and grow, which in turn provides a big boost to the economy in Humberside and...

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TRADE DAY LIGHTS UP ELLAND ROAD

Exhibitors from across the building trade wowed more than 1,000 delegates at our Trade Day at Elland Road in Leeds recently. The event surpassed 2015's bumper event as 75 leading brands arrived to showcase their latest products and offers, including the likes of VELUX, Stanley, Quick-Step, Trex and Keylite. Delegates were treated to a complimentary breakfast before product experts and building s...

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Fleetwood beach huts share timber with tower

We have helped to create 10 new beach chalets on Fleetwood promenade that share the same construction materials as the area's local observation tower. The colourful chalets have been constructed using frake timber, which matches the wood - also supplied by us - used to build the nearby Rossall Point observation tower. Frake timber is a premium heat-modified timber species that is gaining popular...

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Howarth Timber darts night hits the bullseye

We hit a 180 with our suppliers, customers and staff as we treated them to an extraordinary evening at the 2016 World Darts Supremacy. The event has been hosted at the O2 Academy in Leeds for a number of years now and we’ve thrown our support behind it from the very beginning. More than 200 of our customers and suppliers joined in excess of 1000 darts fans at to witness an almighty clash b...

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Three’s the magic number for Howarth Timber

The shortlist for the 15th Builders’ Merchant Awards has been revealed and we’re delighted to have been nominated in not one, but three categories. We’re proud finalists in the Showroom of the Year, Achiever of the Year, and Trainee of the Year categories, which will be held on 25th November at Hilton, Park Lane in London. Our Leeds showroom has earned us a place in the Showroo...

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