2018 Archive

2018 Archive

December

October

    Renovation, Renovation, Renovation

    Top tips on planning your home renovation this summer

    With property prices on the rise, many people are looking at revamping their current home rather than making the move to a bigger place. According to figures released by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in March 107,386 home improvement projects have been carried out via the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) over the last four years with homeowners spending on average, €16,187 on each project.

    Tara Brennan appointed as Head of Marketing & Development at Grafton Merchanting ROI

    Tara Brennan has been appointed as Head of Marketing & Development at Grafton Merchanting ROI, Ireland’s leading building merchanting company.

    Are you suffering from kitchen envy?

    94% of us are jealous of other people’s kitchens

    Key findings

    • 94% admit to being jealous of a friend or family member’s kitchen
    • Over 3 in 4 have vowed to revamp their own kitchen after seeing someone else’s kitchen
    • Over half spend most of their time in the kitchen when at home 
    • 80% are unhappy with their current kitchen
    • 3 in 4 say they would sacrifice space in other parts of their home for a larger more spacious kitchen.

    Heiton Buckley unveils newly refurbished Mayo branch

    Heiton Buckley, Ireland’s leading supplier of doors, floors, bathrooms, garden, plumbing and heating products, today officially unveiled its newly refurbished branch in Castlebar, County Mayo. GAA star, Andy Moran, CEO of Grafton Merchanting ROI, Patrick Atkinson, Heiton Buckley Castlebar Branch Manager, Mick Kane, and longtime customer Mick Duane officially cut the ribbon and kicked off the celebrations at the unveiling.

    Heiton Buckley unveils newly refurbished Monaghan branch

    Heiton Buckley, Ireland’s leading supplier of doors, floors, bathrooms, garden, plumbing and heating products, today officially unveiled its newly refurbished Monaghan branch.  GAA star Conor McManus, CEO of Grafton Merchanting Patrick Atkinson, Branch Manager Cora Maguire and building contractor and longstanding customer Gary McPhillips officially cut the ribbon and kicked off the celebrations which included a live broadcast by Northern Sound’s Joe Finnegan Show.

September

    Chadwicks Press Release

    Grafton Merchanting announces half a million-euro investment in Chadwicks brand this year.

    Acquisition of Leyland SDM

    Grafton Group plc ("Grafton" or "the Group"), the merchanting and DIY Group with operations in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of LSDM Limited ("Leyland SDM"), London's largest independent specialist decorators' merchant.

    2017 Final Results

    Final Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2017

    Grafton Group plc ("the Group"), the international builders merchanting and DIY Group, announces its final results for the year ended 31 December 2017.

August

    Grafton PLC 2018 Half Year Results

    We are pleased to report a strong first half performance across the Group with all segments reporting double digit growth in profitability. Excellent organic growth in key markets has been complemented by the positive impact of self-help measures and development activity.