The Merchanting segment trades from 615 branches, principally under the Selco, Buildbase and Plumbase brands in the South East, Midlands and North of England, under the Chadwicks and Heiton Buckley brands in the Republic of Ireland and under the Macnaughton Blair brand in Northern Ireland. Grafton trades under the YouBuild and MPRO brands in Belgium and under the Gerritse, Breur Ceintuurbaan and Van der Winkel brands in the Netherlands.

Market Position

Builders Merchanting
UK No. 3
Ireland No. 1
The Netherlands (tools and fixings)
No. 1
Belgium No. 1
Plumbers Merchanting
UK No. 4
Ireland No. 1


The Group is the largest DIY retailer in Ireland trading from 37 stores nationally under the Woodie’s brand and also operates a kitchens business that trades from five stores under the Panelling Centre brand.

Market Position

DIY Retailing
Ireland No. 1


EuroMix, the largest manufacturer in Britain of silo-based mortar for use in new build residential and commercial construction projects, trades from nine plants that provide regional market coverage in England and Scotland. MFP is a manufacturer of plastic pipe systems in Dublin.

Market Position

Mortar Manufacturing
UK No. 1