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Hey there, sports fan!

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News, More | Posted on 28-06-2017

We know you tradespeople like your sports. From local to national, cups to leagues, football to cricket, there aren’t many forms you’d shy away from. And we don’t blame you! Is there a better way to spend a lazy Sunday than with a beer in one hand and the weekend fixtures on the TV?

We recently put your sporting acumen to the test in a survey. The results are in… Read full article »

Jewson awarded top marks for timber

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 23-06-2017

As the UK’s largest timber importer, we have a responsibility to ensure our stock comes from sustainable sources. Not only does this reassure our customers that their timber is environmentally sound, it also sets an example for the wider industry to follow.

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Jewson Young Tradesperson of the Year

Celebrating the next generation of construction talent: Jewson Young Tradesperson on the Year winners revealed

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 09-05-2017

The results are in! We started our quest to find the cream of the UK’s young construction workers in January and were blown away by the quality of talent on show. After much deliberation and careful consideration from the expert team of judges, Ollie Allen, a carpenter from Sheffield, was crowned the Jewson Young Tradesperson of the Year for 2017.

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A window of opportunity

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Expertise, Industry News, Products & Services | Posted on 03-05-2017

According to a recent survey by JELD-WEN, 60 per cent of tradespeople say windows are the most likely product they’d need a Made to Measure solution for.

You need the exact size, specification and finish to be spot on, so choosing Made to Measure windows is a no-brainer. Here are five reasons from our friends at JELD-WEN why their timber windows are the perfect fit for you… Read full article »

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QUIZ: bricks or banter?

Posted by Blog Team | Posted in Industry News, More | Posted on 02-05-2017

If you work with bricks day in, day out, you get to know those heavy rectangular blighters pretty well.

But how well?

We’ve put together a quiz – just tell us if the varieties below are real (bricks) or made up (banter). Read full article »