In the Press

  1. Simon Fleet recognised as an influencer by the BMF In the Press,Team News

    Simon Fleet recognised as an influencer by the BMF

    Congratulations from everyone at W.Howard ‘The MDF Specialists’ to Simon, our very own Group Commercial Director, and Managing Director of W.Howard Powys, for being recognised among the Top 100 Supplier Influencers by the Builders Merchants Federation and Builders’ Merchants News! It’s a fantastic achievement and testament to Simon’s many years of experience in the building […]
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  2. New Wide Window Board Company news,In the Press,Product News

    New Wide Window Board

    W.Howard have launched a new wide window board which comes in a white primed finish and has a bull nosed profile with a flush back edge, so it can be cut down to suit different wall thicknesses. Measuring 25mm x 350mm x 3,660mm, the wide window board is also being brought to market to give […]
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  3. Management changes reflect business expansion for W.Howard Group Company news,In the Press,Team News

    Management changes reflect business expansion for W.Howard Group

    W.Howard Group has implemented a significant business reorganisation as part of its ongoing growth and expansion plans. Established in 1958 and now in its 65th year, the W.Howard Group is always looking to evolve and provide the best possible experience to its customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders. Among the many talented and committed people who […]
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  4. W.Howard invests in leadership development course Company news,In the Press

    W.Howard invests in leadership development course

    Pictured (LtoR): W.Howard’s Andy Minas, Graham Williams, Phil Tissington, Jonathan Grant, Jake Cintra, Jack Weaver, Becci Brandish, Emma Harmer, Neville Waring, Gary Brown, Paul Ashurst, Rob Moore, Mark Rostron, Sam Pitfield, Kevin Brandish, Stuart Murray, Janet Grant from Better People, Stefan Simm, Simon Fleet and Steve Greenaulgh celebrate the successful completion of their Leadership Impact Programme. […]
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  5. Supporting The Next Generation Community,Company news,In the Press

    Supporting The Next Generation

    W.Howard Group has a long history of helping young people to develop their skills, whether that’s through our apprenticeship programme, or by supporting inspiring local young people with a talent for sport. Seventeen-year-old Kelsy Evans represents England at Water Polo, and has just been called up to trial with the Great Britain Senior Women’s Team, […]
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  6. W.Howard Kildare Wins Award Company news,Events,In the Press

    W.Howard Kildare Wins Award

    W.Howard Kildare has been named winner of the ‘Collaboration of the Year’ award at the recent JP Corry TEC Awards. JP Corry is a leading builders’ and timber merchant with branches across Northern Ireland, supplying a comprehensive range of essential building products from timber and drylining to decorating and civils products. The JP Corry TEC […]
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  7. What A Difference A Year Makes! In the Press,Product News

    What A Difference A Year Makes!

    One year ago, the future of the DIY market seemed bleak. Markets were predicting the ‘death of DIY’ after surveys suggested young people would rather employ a professional tradesperson than attempt DIY projects themselves, and national DIY retailers were openly discussing their ‘challenging years’ and ‘difficult periods of falling sales’. Fast forward to now, and the outlook […]
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  8. DIY SOS Blog Posts,Charity,Community,Company news,In the Press,Team News


    W.Howard Group supports DIY SOS in Bolton When BBC One’s DIY SOS: The Big Build came to Bolton to help a family in need, they turned to the W.Howard Group for help. For two weeks in September, the DIY SOS team worked tirelessly at the home of the Taylor-Mann family in Bolton, who needed help […]
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  9. W.Howard feature in the Hardware Journal Company news,In the Press

    W.Howard feature in the Hardware Journal

    The Hardware Journal of Ireland have recently published a great piece on W.Howard’s involvement in a unique heritage renovation project. The Chapel apartments, a redevelopment of a historic Wesleyan Methodist Chapel School, have used our skirtings and architraves in white KOTA™ as well as our American Black Walnut veneered. Read the Hardware Journal article HERE (on page 87) Read more […]
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