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MKM Increases Presence In North East With New Branch In Newcastle

MKM Newcastle

The UK’s leading independent builders' merchant, MKM, has opened the doors of its new branch in Newcastle upon Tyne, as it continues its nationwide growth plans.

The new branch is the company’s 121st and has created 18 new jobs in the local area. This follows a busy summer of openings for MKM that has seen new branches launch in Chichester, Eastleigh, Wakefield, Wigan and Barrow-in-Furness. 


Conveniently located on Whitley Road, a short drive from Bellway Industrial Estate, MKM Newcastle brings together an unbeatable offering to the trade with a wide range of products from everyday essentials to specialist equipment, including plumbing and heating, timber, landscaping, joinery and more, alongside a state-of-the-art kitchen and bathroom showroom. 

The branch is headed up by Branch Directors Simon Best and Glen Nicholson, who bring with them a combined six decades of experience in the industry, alongside a wealth of knowledge of the local area and their customer's building needs. On the day of the launch, Simon, Glen and their team of specialists were joined by Children’s Cancer North – MKM Newcastle’s chosen charity partner. To mark the opening of their new branch, Simon and Glen presented Children’s Cancer North with an initial donation of £1,230 to support their essential work with children with cancer and their families within the local community. 

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Branch Director, Simon Best, said: “At MKM Newcastle we are an experienced team, here to offer top quality products and best-in-class customer service. We have an amazing, hand-picked team, most of whom we have worked with in the past, who offer an unrivalled level of experience and who all share our vision for the branch’s success. 

“We are well-placed to offer trade customers exactly what they need, especially considering our stunning kitchen and bathroom showroom, which offers a wide range of products and styles to suit all customer tastes, along with a free design service. Offering a host of well-known brands across all aspects of the building trade, we provide an unbeatable range of products, with free delivery and a starting credit limit of up to £1,000.” 

MKM Newcastle is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art builder’s merchant that is conveniently located on Whitley Road, Longbenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 9SR, providing an extensive range of products for the trade and retail customers alike.

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Source : MKM

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18 September 2023

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