Online builders’ merchant rebrands

Construction Materials Online is now known as

The £39 million business grew sales by 46% in 2018. Using an online platform and direct shipping, can offer price and product ranges that traditional brick and mortar operations can’t match, the company said.

CEO Andy Dunkley said: “Our new brand is an up-to-date visual identity to take us through the next ten years of helping our customers to deliver projects on time and on budget.

“We’re responding to market research which asked the industry what it needed and how we could make life easier for people buying building supplies.

“Our customers are clever and they want smarter ways to work.”

With over 70,000 products available online, offers housebuilders and contractors aims to make the process of getting supplies to site easier.

“We compete hard on thousands of prices daily,” Andy said. “People can order and get fast delivery, all at the touch of a button.

“We have well-trained advisors at the end of the phone, which our research highlighted as a big factor for people choosing to shop with us.” has also launched a new trade club, which lets customers apply for a trade credit account offering incentives and discounts.

A new trade website is planned for 2019, which will give trade customers
a personalised portal with streamlined ordering and reduced paperwork.