Bradfords Building Supplies has announced the acquisition of Crockers, a general builders’ merchant operating from one branch in Dawlish, South Devon.

A well-established business that has been trading for over 60 years, Crockers specialises in the supply of all general building materials, as well as plumbing and heating products and kitchens and bathrooms.

Mark Eburne, Bradfords Group chief executive, said: “This acquisition is great news for both Bradfords and Crockers and marks another significant development in our growth ambitions. Crockers becomes the 40th branch in the Bradfords Building Supplies network.

“We are delighted to be welcoming the Crockers team to the Bradfords Group. It is also great news for our customers who will benefit from our expanding branch network in the South West.”