What you’ll find in store
Branch Directors John and Terry have a great local team to advise and supply everything you need for your next project.
From building materials, to plumbing, timber, landscaping, kitchens and bathrooms – at MKM you’ll find everything under one roof.
Plus, you’ll find free newspapers, free coffee, Wi-Fi, great deals and staff with a combined merchant industry expertise of more than 240 years. We have product experts on hand to help trade and DIY ensure they get the right product at the right price.
We are a truly independent merchant and that means with us, your experience comes first. We have worked hard to create the most modern and welcoming builders’ merchant in the area. Pop in today and see for yourself.
Who are MKM?
MKM is the largest Independent builders’ merchant in the UK, with over 60 branches nationwide.
Established in 1995, the vision was to create an owner managed business where knowledgeable local people serve the local industry, priding ourselves on exceptional customer service, providing quality products and prices.
With branches nationwide and employing over 1000 people we continue to expand and strengthen our presence throughout the UK.
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John has worked in the merchant industry for over 30 years covering various sales and management roles. He has joined MKM after previously working at Build Centre and Jewson for 25 years in Darlington and Bishop Auckland. He has an in depth knowledge on timber, joinery, roofing, bricks, drainage and all building products and thinks of himself as an all-rounder! He is looking forward to making the new branch a success with the motivated and energetic team of local specialists chosen. In his spare time John is a keen football fan and supports Middlesbrough. He enjoys walking, playing tennis and keeping fit for everything MKM throws at him!
Terry has over 35 years in the industry and there isn’t a lot he doesn’t know about building and plumbing supplies. After working for Jewson, Wolseley and J.T. Atkinson he has worked on a variety of projects in the local area and has a strong understanding on all building materials from brick and block through to plumbing, heating and drainage. He is looking forward to the friendly team environment that MKM encourages, whilst being a bit of nuisance with the opposition! He enjoys playing golf in his spare time, watching football, mountain biking, gardening and Friday night darts!
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