Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Jewson owner's £145m move adds 148 outlets

Published 26/07/2011

The owner of builders' merchant Jewson has added another 148 branches with the acquisition of Wolseley's Build Center business.

France's Saint-Gobain currently serves the UK building industry through 900 sites, including more than 500 branches under the Jewson brand.

Saint-Gobain is paying Wolseley £145m for Build Center, although the deal is subject to competition clearance.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph