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Howarth Timber & Building Supplies

With over 175 years' trading experience, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on.

Now the UK's largest privately-owned timber company, our origins can be traced back to 1840 when we commenced trading as Hudson & Co. Over the years Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has expanded from a one man company to an employer of more than 1,000 people specialists who know the industry inside out.

Today, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies encompasses a network of 30 timber and builders' merchant branches geographically spread across the country, complemented by dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying class-leading windows and doors and highly specialist timber engineering products and services. Self-builders are not forgotten – our unique position means we can provide detailed advice, support and an unparalleled range of products. Howarth Timber & Building Supplies have also developed a unique mobile-friendly website with live stock levels for their customers, putting the quality products and service that customers have come to expect, in the palm of their hand. Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is also able to offer solutions to the Plumbing & Heating industry, with a number of their branches offering specialist support and products.

The group has achieved Chain of Custody certification covering all divisions, proving compliance with government specifications for timber sourced from legal and well-managed sources. The accreditation also confirms that the company meets the requirements of the construction industry's independent third party audit organisations. We work consistently to reduce the impact our activities has on current and future generations.

With a continued clear focus, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is proud of its place at the very forefront of its industry.

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