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Brookers of Hitchin is your first choice for a huge variety of products and services for the DIY and trade sector such as bathrooms, kitchenware, timber, building supplies, tool sales, safety equipment, workwear and glazing in the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire region. They also stock an impressive range for the garden!
Established in 1876, Brookers has come a long way since Thomas Brooker opened his first ironmongery shop in Hitchin.
Now headed up by cousins Andrew and Douglas Brooker, the company has recently undergone a huge expansion and now has three large branches - including their new super-sized branch on Bilton Road, Hitchin - they are known for their vast array of products raning from a single screw to the bricks and mortar.
Serving both domestic and trade customers, Brookers remains an independent, family-run business, with the philosophy of 'super service, super value and super choice'
Building Supplies & The Tools To Do It!
Whether you are a professional contractor or a keen amateur enthusiast, Brookers Building Supplies Department at the new Bilton Road branch in Hitchin, boasts absolutely everything you could ever need for any project.
The extensive range includes bricks, plasterboard, sand and gravels, lintels and insulation as well as an impressive variety of planed and sawn timber.
They also stock hand and power tools such as drills, circular saws, and sanders as well as splitters and welding equipment.
Bathrooms, Plumbing & Heating
From minor breakdowns to a complete upgrade of your boiler and radiators, Brookers have the solution!
As well as radiators and boilers, they also stock the pipes and fittings, tools and accessories for the install or repair of your leaky tap or blocked drain. Their bathroom and shower room displays will give you plenty of ideas for your bathroom suite, showers and enclosures including taps and those essential finishing touches.
And don't forget your tiles! You will be spoilt for choice at the variety of wall and floor tiles for the bathroom, kitchen, conservatory or patio.
Painting & Decorating and General DIY
Tired of looking at the same wallpaper, or kids handprints up the wall on the stairs?
Brookers are renowned as the premier supplier of paints from ICI, Dulux, Crown and Permoglaze. They have the spectrometer Magic Eye mixing machine and are able to mix and match almost any colour or tint. Alongside a massive range of paints they stock wallpapers and all the accessories to make your DIY and decorating simple.
If you need new paintbrushes, or a spirit level to make sure your shelves are up straight, Brookers have got the lot!
Home and Kitchenware & Small Appliances
Whether you are moving into your very first home, about to go to university or just want to update your existing cutlery, crockery or toaster, Brookers Bucklersbury branch stocks a huge range of kitchenware, including ironing boards, dining sets, clotheslines, blenders and bread makers.
As you are searching for the ultimate coffee maker or the latest fat busting grill, you can't fail to be impressed by the choice at Brookers. They offer a huge array of products designed to enhance your kitchen and cooking experience.
Garden and The Great Outdoors
At this time of year we are all starting to look to our gardens and give them a fresh look. From planting bulbs, redesigning the layout of the garden to creosoting the old shed, Brookers stock an impressive range of garden supplies, tools and furniture that are ideal for everyone, from the occasional gardener to the landscaping expert.
If you are naturally 'green fingered' and are itching to get the seedlings going in the greenhouse or you are planning your camping trips away with the family and need a new barbecue, then pop into Brookers in Hitchin.
And If That's Not Enough!
If you were left wanting after the huge amount of services and supplies that Brookers can offer, then here are a few more things they can help you out with!
- Safety & Workwear - range of visibility clothing and equipment
- Glass and Glazing - supplying glass
- Key Cutting - can cut almost ANY key (except vehicle keys) from all the big names
- Bottled Gas - for domestic heating, barbeques and forklift trucks!
Please call Brookers on 01462 759774 or visit one of the branches to view their ranges:
Brookers Bucklersbury Branch
Telephone: 01462 759774
Brookers Bilton Road Branch
Telephone: 01462 759774
Brookers Stevenage Branch
Telephone: 01438 748240
Brookers are members of The Builders Merchants Federation and Independent Builders Merchants Services.
Please remember to mention The Best of Hitchin when contacting Brookers regarding building supplies, glass and glazing, timber, safety equipment and workwear and tool sales.
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