Builders’ Merchants News – North West Roofing Supplies acquires B&M Henderson

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Builders’ Merchants News – North West Roofing Supplies acquires B&M Henderson

North West Roofing Supplies, a £30 million turnover supplier of roofing materials has expanded with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of a long-established business based in Burnley, B&M Henderson.

Family firm B&M Henderson was founded in the 1960s as a roofing contractor and switched to become a roofing merchants in the 1990s.

The £1.2 million turnover company supplies slates, tiles, battens, fascias, soffits, rainwater products, gutters, windows and doors to local roofing and building contractors.

North West Roofing Supplies, founded in 2001, supplies roofing materials and plastic and timber building products to contractors operating in new-build and refurbishment markets. It is headquartered in Kirkham, near Preston, and has depots in Greater Manchester, St Helens, Morecambe, St Annes, Carlisle and Deeside. The company employs 58 staff and is owned by Chief Executive Steve Phillips and his wife Teresa.

B&M Henderson will eventually be integrated into North West Roofing Supplies. Mark Henderson, Managing Director of B&M Henderson, is staying on for a period.

Phillips says the company continues to seek further acquisitions in line with an ambitious expansion strategy. He commented: “B&M Henderson is an ideal fit for the business as we continue on our growth journey. It gives us a presence in East Lancashire and strengthens our position as a leading distributor of roofing materials in the region.”