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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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Howarth Timber named in Sunday Times Top 250

We are delighted to announce that Howarth Timber Group has been named in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 – the league table that ranks Britain's private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. The Top Track 250 includes companies with sales of between £115m and £630m, with profits of up to £100m, and we occupy position 158 on the 2016 league table...

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Surge in registrations for Trade Day

The building industry is gearing up for one of the events of 2016 with huge numbers of people registering for our Trade Day at Elland Road on November 24th. The number of delegates attending the event is already set to exceed last year's total, and at the latest count 75 of the industry's leading brands had signed up to exhibit to a huge audience at Leeds United's Elland Road Conference Centre. ...

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Howarth Timber Harrogate enjoys birthday extravaganza

Customers at our Harrogate branch have been treated to offers, giveaways and tasty food at the store's blockbusting first birthday party. The branch boasts its own dedicated mill facilities and storage yard and has enjoyed a successful first year since opening its doors in August 2015, upholding our 176-year-old tradition of supplying quality products and services in the Yorkshire area....

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Customers revel at Howarth Timber extravaganza

Customers at Howarth Timber and Building Supplies in Scunthorpe have been treated to three days of offers, competitions and giveaways at a spectacular celebration of the newly refurbished store. The Warren Road store has been given a stunning makeover and marked its re-launch by hosting three days of deals and events that were enjoyed by regular visitors and new customers alike. Howarth Timber s...

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November date for our unmissable Trade Day

The UK's best new trade day is returning in style in 2016 and more than 70 of the UK's leading suppliers are already on board. The Howarth Timber and Building Supplies Trade Day was a roaring success in 2015, when we celebrated our 175th anniversary with a dazzling exhibition at Leeds United's Elland Road Conference Centre, and the event is back for a second year on Thursday November 24th. ...

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Harrogate branch celebrates year of success

Customers at our Harrogate branch will be treated to offers, giveaways and tasty food at the store's blockbusting first birthday party on Wednesday 3rd August. The branch boasts its own dedicated mill facilities and storage yard and has enjoyed a successful first year since opening its doors in August 2015, upholding our 176-year-old tradition of supplying quality products and services in the Yor...

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Trio of branches throw support behind Poppy Ball

We’re proud to announce that our Thorne, Doncaster and Scunthorpe branches are sponsoring a Royal British Legion Poppy Ball in November. The ball, which is being hosted by the Royal British Legion’s Epworth branch, is taking place in the Vulcan Hangar at Robin Hood Airport, under the wings of the Vulcan Bomber – a plane used in the Falklands conflict.   It promises to be a...

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