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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!

 

 

Contact Brookers


Please call Brookers on 01462 759774 or visit one of the branches to view their ranges:

 

Brookers Bucklersbury Branch

39 Bucklersbury

Hitchin

SG5 1BQ

Telephone: 01462 759774

 

Brookers Bilton Road Branch

Unit 7

Bilton Road

Hitchin

SG4 0SB

Telephone: 01462 759774

 

Brookers Stevenage Branch

Units J

Gunnelswood Park

Stevenage

SG1 2BH

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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In September 2014, said about Brookers

Brookers is always helpful and giving excellent personal advice and with a stock covering pretty much everything you need around the house and garden

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In September 2014, said about Brookers

I purchased a 'Tubby Bath' on Wednesday 20th August 2014. I was impressed by the lady assistants knowledge of this coating. I have been in the coating industry for 44 years and to have a sales assistant with this knowledge a credit to your company. In the past I have received far less help from so-called experts

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In September 2014, said about Brookers

Since moving to Hitchin this summer we have been into Brookers almost daily for all sorts of things. They usually have what we need and more and the staff are always friendly and helpful. It's our favourite shop in Hitchin

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In August 2014, said about Brookers

Superb service and great stock. If you want anything at all just go to Brookers Trade

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In August 2014, said about Brookers

Review for Brookers, Hitchin - Your staff are amazing, friendly and very helpful

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In November 2013, said about Brookers

I would definitely recommend Brookers in Hitchin. The staff are always very helpful and the store carries a tremendous quality stock range. I have used Brookers for the last 40 years and will carry on doing so

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In September 2013, said about Brookers

Your shop is brilliant! I'm often in charge of procuring props for stage sets, and you always seem to have the more unusual items I need, such as the corn broom I bought recently in the town centre branch. I couldn't find one anywhere else. I love browsing the shop, just to see all the interesting things you have, and the staff are always helpful. Also, I've usually found I can get the things I need from the hardware branch if I have to make any large props. Well done. It's really great to have such a good non-chain store nearby. Long may it continue.

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In April 2013, said about Brookers

We have always been more than satisfied with the service we have received from all departments, including the accounts department. We have found prices to be very competitive. The delivery service is very useful if something is not in stock it can always be ordered.

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

Once more, Brookers succeeded in excelling themselves. All I needed on Saturday was some gravel and I knew they'd have it but I ended up with some advice and even help out to the car with the bags. Product and service exactly what I needed!

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

Great staff and friendly service

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

it you get problems with anything Brookers will sort it out no question

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

the store is retaining its old fashioned style and values in a modern world. The staff are so very helpful and friendly even though there is snow outside. Thank you

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

This is a great place to go for household and kitchen accessories. They sell all manor of things from vegetable pealers to glass wear and gifts. The staff are always helpful and friendly.

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

A great general supply store right in the heart of Hitchin.

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

really friendly service especially at the post office

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

As a local Painter and Decorator, Roydhouse Decorating always uses Brookers and if one of my customers wants to provide the paint for a job I recommend Brookers. They offer a terrific stock of paints and materials, and I have also used their colour matching service which is fantastic. Their staff are well trained, knowledgeable and polite. There is no other paint supplier as good as Brookers. Richard Roydhouse Roydhouse Decorating

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In February 2012, said about Brookers

Brookers always have what I need! From a garden spade, to heavy duty staples, window sealant the works!! Thanks to Brookers, I even got a bright red teapot from you for my birthday!

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In January 2012, said about Brookers

Friendly staff at all their sites, who help dimwits who sort of know what they might be looking for (me) to find what they ACTUALLY need.

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In December 2011, said about Brookers

I bought coal from Brookers on Saturday and managed to get it in the car (with a bit of help from Doug!), which kept us warm this weekend. Decided on a dumpy bag of logs,to be delivered today. Well, it was delivered a short time ago and in the most sensible of places, so I am absolutely delighted. Could not have been better service. Clearly, someone used their brain and worked out how to do a good job. If anyone needs a reason to use local businesses, there's one right there.

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In October 2011, said about Brookers

My first visit to Brookers on 4th September. Most impressed with range of products. Very helpful staff serving at the counter. Good layout of products visually. Opens at 7.30am but pity it closes as early ast 5pm. Late closing 2 days would be helpful. Will go back again definately.

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In July 2011, said about Brookers

I would just like to let you know how helpful Max Davis has been on your building yard trade counter over the last 2 weeks He has provided information on products to help us make the original purchase and when we have been popping in and out getting additional things the person laying our drive has needed; he has been most helpful loading the car with me when there has been no-one available in the yard. He really did go out of his way to be helpful and I wanted to make sure you knew how much I have appreciated his help. It would certainly make me consider Brookers first in future when tackling new projects. Anne Williams, Hitchin

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In July 2011, said about Brookers

I visited your store today for the first time, I was so impressed with the customer service received that I felt it necessary to email you., something I rarely do! What a refreshing change, at last great customer service does exist. I own and run a Wine bar in Letchworth so when (not very often) I see great team work I feel its good to compliment those involved. Steve is an absolute asset to your team- keep up the good work Steve and many thanks for your kind help. La Concha Wine Bar and Tapas

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In July 2011, said about Brookers

The Bathroom Showroom Assistant praised highly for her efficiency and helpfulness. Very impressed with her attitude too. Wood End School, Harpenden

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In July 2011, said about Brookers

You always have everything I'm looking for - random it may be!

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In July 2011, said about Brookers

The Trade Counter staff at Brookers are amazingly helpful. Also Yard staff are brilliant.

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Meet Doug Brooker from Brookers in Hitchin

Meet Doug Brooker from Brookers in Hitchin

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