COVERS TIMBER and Builders Merchants has announced the acquisition of NYEs Building Supplies.
NYEs Building Supplies is an independent building, roofing, landscaping, timber and plumbing merchant operating from sites in Kingsfold and Billingshurst, West Sussex, formerly owned by David Nye.
NYEs’ depots will continue trading with the addition of Covers’ extended range, especially of timber.
David Cover and Son, the family owned and managed timber and builders merchant, is headquartered in Chichester, West Sussex, and celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2022. Covers operates from 15 locations across Hampshire, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, with its mill and timber operation based at its Chichester depot.
NYEs Building Supplies Acquisition
Rupert Green, Chairman of Covers, welcomed NYEs to the Covers Group. He said: “We are delighted to bring such a well-run local merchant with a strong brand and team into Covers. NYEs is a business that complements our different trading activities and geographical coverage in Sussex and Surrey.
“NYEs has a strong, loyal and well-established customer base, and will continue to trade as NYEs Building Supplies, part of the Covers Group. We look forward to maintaining its customer relationships, supporting the team to explore additional opportunities to grow the business, and offering new and current customers an increased product range.”
David Nye added: “Having built the business over many years, the time has come to pass it on to a successful company that has similar family values. I am confident the NYEs’ team, and its customers will all flourish within Covers.”
Covers is a family owned specialist timber and builders merchants, but also supplies a wide range of products and offers services for both the building trade and for home DIY. Depots are open to the trade and to the public.