NBG partners’ businesses are continuing to show growth with new branches and showrooms opening throughout the UK through.

NBG partners are typically local businesses that are looking to expand and grow through acquisition, new branch openings, or diversification into different sectors. The group has a combined turnover in excess of £850 million with branches spread across the UK, from the Channel Islands to the north of Scotland.

Oxfordshire-based Blanchford Builders Suppliers has added a fourth depot to its network with the opening of a new branch in Bicester. The new site is based on the company’s key criteria of having enough space to hold significant stock while being close enough to the existing branches in Oxford, Princes Risborough and Wallingford to create a cooperative network.

NBG member Connect Plumbing Supplies is expanding its network with a new branch in Brentwood, Essex, to add to its existing outlets in Rayleigh, Laindon and South Woodham Ferrers. Connect offers local plumbers a full range of plumbing and heating supplies, with a service based on expert staff and excellent customer service.

Coastal has expanded its Suffolk branch network to three with the opening of a new satellite depot on Dock Lane in Woodbridge, based equidistant from its two existing branches in Ipswich and Leiston. The branch, which carries a full range of light and heavyside products plus plumbing supplies and tools, has been designed to target smaller, pick up orders though the branch while additionally operating a delivery service.