Welcome to Build CenterYour local builder's merchant with national clout
Part of the Wolseley group, Build Center is a leading national Builder's merchant supplying building materials and services to the trade. The Build Center branch network also includes specialist branches in Timber, Ironmongery, Landscaping and Glass.
You can find loads of useful information on this site, including the range of building materials and services we offer and details on how we can assist you, our trade customers.
In addition to the standard building materials we offer, we also offer a range of sustainable building materials, plus a dedicated website for our Sustainable Building Center. We also have dedicated websites for self builders and the public sector.
For more information, just give us a call, pop into one of our branches or order your building products online today.Products and ServicesOur Products
Following extensive research with customers our core range is designed to meet the everyday needs of Builders. This includes:
- Bricks & Blocks
- Insulation & Plasterboard
- Aggregates & Cements
- Timber & Joinery
To reflect the differing requirements of customers on a local basis each branch stocks a broader range of products in addition to the core range.Our suppliers
We stock the leading building supplies and have very strong relationships to ensure our customers get the best value, highest quality and correct technical and legislative information.
Visit our website to find out by product who our key suppliers are.
We also stock a complementary range of Own Brand products with brand names familiar to the industry including Center, Oliver Haffner and DryadOur value added services
Build Center also offers a range of value added services, including:
How to trade with us
- Dedicated account management
- Estimating service
- Design solutions, eg. Kitchens & Landscaping
- Site specific services including on site stock management, consigment stock and stores management
- E-Commerce - including a transactional website and e-billing through an intergrated purchasing system.
Build Center is a leading national Builder’s Merchant with a nationwide network of branches supplying products and services across the UK to meet the everyday needs of you, our trade customers.
We have a variety of options to help you to trade with us in a way that suits you – whether you prefer to pay cash or have a trade credit account. Trade Credit Account
With a trade credit account you can enjoy the following benefits:
Up to 60 days credit.
Discounts on the major product categories you buy, with our preferential trade account terms.
Pay the same whichever branch you trade with, with our Global account terms
Use your account to trade with some of the leading specialist trade brands in the industry, including Plumb Center, Parts Center, Drain Center, Pipe Center and Climate Center.
To apply for an account please download the account application form on our website and take it to your local branch.Cash customers
Customers who are currently paying cash have an option to move to a Privilege Plus Account. The Privilege Plus Card gives you up to 5% cash back in the form of a voucher to be spent in any Build Center branch. PLUS 10%-45% off a core range of Build Center products.
You also get up to 45 days interest free credit and there's NO annual fee, so if you pay off your balance each month, the card is completely free to use.
As a Privilege Plus cardholder you can also benefit from a range of business services including:
- A fuel card which saves you 1p per litre on all fuel purchases at over 2700 Shell, Esso and Total sites nationwide
- 10% discount on Vehicle, Public and Employer Liability Insurance
- 20% discount on BUPA Private Medical Insurance
- 5% discount on a Mobile Tyre Fitting and Battery Replacement service