18 jobs created at West Leeds builder’s merchant

3 October 2019

The UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant has opened a new state-of-the-art branch in West Leeds, creating 18 jobs.

The new MKM Building Supplies branch is based on Whitehall Road in a 20,000sq foot warehouse.

The outlet is designed to be a one-stop shop to local building trade, offering a wealth of expertise and an extensive range of products.

MKM Leeds will welcome both trade and retail customers to showcase a wide range of building essentials including a range of facing bricks and blocks, plasterboard and insulation. Structural timber and joinery, specialist electrical, plumbing and heating products.

The branch also offers a range of services including a timber machining and cutting facility, free local deliveries, a brick matching service, as well as free measure and 3D design services and stunning kitchen and bathroom showrooms.

MKM Leeds is headed up by an experienced industry duo, Peter Mawson and Dean Schofield.

Peter is Chair of the Builder’s Merchant Federation for Yorkshire. He said:

“Our aim is to provide customer service that is second to none and put MKM firmly on the map as the merchant of choice in Leeds”

With over 35 years experience, Dean started his career as a plumbing and heating apprentice in Barnsley, and has since held numerous positions from yardman to managing director. He said:

“MKM is built on the concept that skilled local people, who understand the needs of local customers, should serve the local trade. For us, this is an unprecedented opportunity to become the premier builder’s merchant in Leeds.”

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