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HOWARTH WINDOWS AND DOORS LAUNCHES NEW BROCHURE

Howarth Timber Windows and Doors has launched a new brochure designed to provide building professionals with a comprehensive overview of its leading product ranges. The brochure is the definitive catalogue for specifiers and installers and features a comprehensive range of windows, doors and conservatories which combine the traditions of sustainable wood with the higher specification demands of t...

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HOWARTH INVESTS IN PLUMBING AND HEATING

Award-winning merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to invest in its plumbing and heating products, having appointed a lightside product manager to introduce new ranges and drive sales across its branches. Howarth is delighted to welcome John Houston to its management team, who brings with him extensive skills, knowledge and expertise in plumbing and heating operations, havi...

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CAUDWELL PARTNERSHIP BRINGS 'NEW LEASE OF LIFE'

In our new short film, we hear from Gill and Tony Prust whose disabled son Jensyn has been given ‘a new lease of life’ thanks to the funds we raise for our charity partner Caudwell Children. We’re delighted to have donated more than £15,000 to the charity in 2013 and have just celebrated the first anniversary of our three-year partnership with them. All of the funds we ra...

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HOWARTH TIMBER EXCELS IN CHARITY EFFORTS

Award-winning merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is delighted to have raised more than £15,000 in the last year for its charity partner Caudwell Children, helping to provide autism therapy and specialist sensory equipment for disabled youngsters. Howarth’s fundraising efforts during 2013 included in-store collections, a Three Peaks Challenge staff fundraiser, charity golf d...

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NEW SCUNTHORPE BRANCH MANAGER FOR HOWARTH

The UK’s largest independently owned timber merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to invest in its 28 branches, having appointed a new branch manager at its Scunthorpe outlet. Howarth is delighted to welcome Mark Walters to the branch, where he aims to boost turnover, introduce new stock ranges and further enhance the merchant’s already strong customer base. Mar...

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HOWARTH TIMBER TEAM SPARKLES AT IoBM EVENT

Employees from Howarth Timber and Building Supplies showcased their skills at the recent Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) Practical Skills Challenge Event. The event, which took place at Cambridge Regional College on Tuesday 18th February, challenged seven teams to compete in a variety of hands-on tasks covering a range of skills including carpentry, paving, painting, brickwork and electric...

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HOWARTH CONTINUES TO CHAMPION THE ENVIRONMENT

Award-winning merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to invest in sustainability, having trained ‘Green Champions’ in each of its 28 branches across England. The company, which opened the Howarth GreenHouse in Rochdale in 2012, has trained its Green Champions in all things sustainable and armed each of them with a 360-page ‘Green Bible’, incorporating ...

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SCAFELL PIKE CHARITY CHALLENGE

As part of our ongoing commitment to our chosen charity Caudwell Children, a host of Howarth Timber employees will be climbing Scafell Pike in September! Scafell Pike is England’s highest peak and you can join our intrepid team on 12/13/14th September by contacting Mark Terry on mterry@howarth-timber.co.uk, who will give you all the details you need. The minimum fundraising target per pers...

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IROKO PROVIDES STUNNING VISUALS AT HOSPITAL

Innovative Iroko hardwood from Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has been specified for two stunning landscaped garden and courtyard areas at a hospital in the north west of England, bringing excellent aesthetics and durability to the external project. Iroko is a low-maintenance, natural product which does not require regular treatment with oil or varnish, ensuring the timber is ideal for use ...

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TREX COMPOSITE WALKWAY BRINGS THE COUNTRYSIDE CLOSER

The installation of a 13 square metre veranda around a country house near to Wilmslow has brought the rolling hills closer to home for one Cheshire couple. Manufactured from Trex Transcend® composite decking and installed by specialists Atkins Vause, the walkway adjoins two sides of the substantial property and has been constructed at first floor height so that it extends the living space of ...

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