Keeping you and our
staff safe from COVID-19

  • All our staff have PPE and masks, and we have hand sanitiser available for customers.
  • Our Trade Counter is outdoors with managed safe distancing.
  • Queues are kept short and customers remain in their vehicles until we can serve you.

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What’s New At Henshaws?

Henshaws Joins BMF

We are proud to announce that Henshaws have joined the Builders Merchants Federation.

The BMF are the UK’s No. 1 trade association in the building material supplies sector. Their support for merchants has been invaluable during the Covid-19 crisis by liaising directly with government Ministers at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. The result is clear guidance on how and when we can open, what risk assessments are required and we how we implement safe working practices. More recently, the BMF have provided guidance in the lead-up to Brexit. Indeed, the BMF team remained at work late on Christmas Eve to review the Brexit agreement and sent out briefing notes to members. This, in turn, ensures we are best placed to guide our customers through any changes that may need to be made.

Trade Counter

Opposite are the photographs of our new trade counter arriving and being installed. As you can see, it is a Portakabin!

It was commissioned as a specialist builders’ merchant trade counter and came complete with all electric and IT ports, a purpose-built trade counter, tool display and shelving, along with electric roller shutters. Once installed, all we had to do was re-paint the factory red to Henshaws blue, add signage, and we were up and running.

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Forklift Trucks

In 2020, we took delivery of 2 new forklift trucks to increase our ability to serve customers quickly and safely. We also took out new leases on an additional 21,000 square feet of yard space to allow us to increase stocks of building & additional roofing materials.

These form part of our ongoing growth plans to help us support our customers — watch this space for more on this in the future.

Armatools, Access Equipment & Drainage

We now stock a wide range of tools, which can be found in our new Trade Counter. Visit the Armatool page for more information.

We have also introduced a new range of products including Access Equipment and Drainage.


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