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Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards (NI)

Belfast builders merchant is best in Northern Ireland

In 2010 J P Corry, Springfield Road, Belfast was crowned as the overall winner in the inaugural Octabuild Northern Ireland Builders Merchant Awards.

The branch also won the County Antrim award.

In business for nearly 200 years, J P Corry has eighteen branches across Ireland with over 300 full and part time staff. They market themselves as being ‘The Complete Building Supplier,’ providing everything needed for a building project with experienced staff always on hand to offer help and advice at a local level.

Pictured here receiving the overall award is Nick Hughes, Branch Manager, J P Corry, Springfield Road (2nd left) with left to right: Edwin Poots, MLA, Minister for the Environment; Noel Conroy, Chairman Octabuild and Irish international rugby star David Humphreys, who was the guest speaker at the awards presentation in the Stormont Hotel on Thursday night (11th March).

The building material manufacturers who organised the awards as Octabuild are: Gyproc, Evo-Stik, Dulux Paints, Kingspan Insulation, Sanbra Fyffe, Tegral and Wavin. 

In total 12 builders merchants won awards. The other award winners were:

  • Haldane Fisher, Newry (County Down & Large Business Awards).
  • B McNamee & Co Ltd, Tyrone. (County Tyrone & Family Business Awards).
  • Jacob’s Building Supplies, Coleraine (County Londonderry Award).
  • N.G. Bell & Son Ltd, Newtownards  (Small Business Award).
  • Brooks Building Merchants, Cookstown (Heavy Goods Award).
  • Murdocks Builders Merchants, Newry. (Trade Counter Award).
  • Eglinton Building Supplies, Co Londonderry (Management Systems Award).
  • Bangor Building Supplies, Co Down (Merchandising Award).
  • P. McDermott & Sons, Omagh (Customer Service Award).
  • Peter Woods Building Supplies, Belfast (Housekeeping/Health & Safety Award).

All builders merchants were judged on the basis of Customer Service, Merchandising, Management Systems, Housekeeping and Health & Safety.