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Graham Group

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Builders merchants

1936 Thomas Graham and Son was founded in Glasgow as a builders’ merchant.

1983 Graham Group was acquired by BTR when BTR acquired Thomas Tilling; the group included Graham Builders Merchants, George Boyd of Scotland, and Goodman Croggon[1]

1994 The group was floated by BTR[2]

1995 Acquired Erith builders merchants[3]

1999 Acquired by Meyer International[4]

By 2018 was known as Graham The Plumbers’ Merchant supplying the trade and public with plumbing, heating, bathroom and renewable energy equipment, together with a commercial project team for larger projects.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, October 25, 1993
  2. The Times, February 21, 1994
  3. The Times, June 15, 1995
  4. The Times, November 25, 1999
  • Graham's website [1]