Grafton Merchanting GB

As the third largest builders merchant in the UK with over 400 branches, Grafton Merchanting GB Ltd (GMGB) is an established and well-respected organisation that specialises in the supply of building materials. It has a dedicated team for Supply Chain Solutions whose clients or partners are housing associations, local authorities, construction companies, facilities and utilities companies and government bodies in the defence, health and education sectors.

GMGB brings together Grafton Group’s merchanting operations within the UK. It includes Buildbase, Hirebase, Civils & Lintels, Jackson Building Centres, Hendricks Lovell, PDM, L&G Forest Products, Acorn Insulation & Drywall, Keelsupply Drywall & Insulation, Southern Drywall & Insulation, Corgi Direct and Secon Solar.

Other Grafton companies that are part of Supply Chain Solutions include Macnaughton Blair, Lloyd Worrall and CPI Mortars.

ISO 9001 Quality Assurance

All Grafton Merchanting GB national Buildbase partnering services, Jackson Building Centres, Keelsupply Drywall & Insulation, Acorn Insulation & Drywall, Southern Drywall & Insulation, L&G Forest Products, Hendricks Lovell are all ISO 9001 accredited.

By combining the strengths of these market-leading businesses, GMGB is able to offer a seamless interface to all these businesses at group procurement level, giving a complete materials solution for partnering customers.

Through Supply Chain Solutions, Grafton’s aim is to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with its partners.

Grafton Supply Chain Solutions


Acorn Insulation & Drywall


Civils & Lintels

Classic Hardware

Corgi Direct

CPI Euromix

Hendricks Lovell


Jackson Building Centres

Keelsupply Drywall & Insulation

L&G Forest Products

Lloyd Worrall

Macnaughton Blair


Secon Solar


Southern Drywall & Insulation


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Grafton Group Supply Chain Solution Businesses

Buildbase The group’s leading UK builders merchants brand, with over 145 branches. Buildbase supply building products, plumbing & heating and kitchens & bathrooms. Buildbase has been named ‘Best National Builders Merchant’ on five occasions.

Jackson Building Centres is a regional chain of builders merchants serving the building trade in East Midlands, Leeds and York from 29 branches. Jackson Building Centres supply building materials, plumbing & heating and are renowned for their superb kitchen & bathroom showrooms.

Hendricks Lovell is a heavyside builders merchant supplying construction companies within London and the home counties. Specialist brands include Brickline, Drainline and Timberline.

Macnaughton Blair is the leading builders merchant trading in Northern Ireland with 15 branches. Other brands include MB Architectural, MB Hire, Watershed Bathrooms and Houtman Scaffolding.

Shoreheat is a leading stockist of heating spare parts, controls and service engineers supplies. The product range covers oil, gas and solid fuel in the domestic and commercial markets.
Hirebase is a specialist plant and equipment hire operation with 75 branches located at Buildbase and Jackson Building Centres.

Civils & Lintels has 17 branches and is a specialist national supplier of civils, lintels and associated products to civil engineers, ground workers, construction companies and housebuilders.

PDM is a leading supplier of above and below ground drainage, pressure pipeline products and civil engineering materials, with eight branches in Scotland.

L&G Forest Products is a specialist timber and plywood importer and merchant. Lloyd Worrall is the leading national supplier of architectural ironmongery to the construction industry in the UK.

Classic Hardware is an award-winning supplier of architectural ironmongery to national house-builders and contracting companies throughout the UK.

Secon Solar is the largest dedicated solar thermal distributor in the UK and stocks all the ancillaries that an installer would need.

CORGIdirect is a multi-channel business that provides professional trades people with everything from books, forms and labels to vehicle signage, work wear, testing equipment, tools and accessories. Its product range covers the gas, plumbing, electrical, renewable energy and training sectors. Customers are able to view and purchase products through a monthly catalogue or online at

Acorn Insulation is a distributor of insulation and drywall products including building components to housebuilders and the construction industry, principally in the south of England, Midlands and home counties.

Keelsupply distributes dry lining and insulation products throughout the north.

SDI distributes drywall and insulation products in the south west and M5 corridor.

CPI Euromix is the leading name in dry mortar in the UK specialising in mortar, masonry mortars, renders, screeds and mortar application equipment.