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!
Please call Brookers on 01462 434501 or visit one of the branches to view their ranges:
Brookers Bucklersbury Branch
Telephone: 01462 434501
Brookers Bilton Road Branch
Telephone: 01462 434501
Brookers Stevenage Branch
Telephone: 01438 723294
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.
© The Best of Hitchin
I have just moved to Hitchin and visited Brookers in the centre of Town as I needed to post some mail. I was surprised to find that the store is like a treasure trove. It has a vast variety and range of...
I have visited Brookers in Hitchin town centre many times, as not only is the Post Office very good, but the shop is full of all sorts of things for the home, and reasonably priced. There is also larger...
I trade periodically with Brookers and have done so for around 40 years. I never cease to be amazed by the quality of service from Directors and Shop Floor staff always courteous, helpful and efficient....
Both myself and my family have being using Brookers for years. For me I have grown up with Brookers as are local suppliers and they are a big part of what has made Hitchin the town that it is. There staff...
Brookers is a very special shop to me, especially more so with the Post Office . As a Pensioner, one can always find what one cannot obtain elsewhere in the town, saving valuable time & effort. A pleasure...