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  Posted by: electime      10th September 2019

Fantastic news for the building trade in Aberdeen, as MKM Building Supplies, the UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant has opened the doors of a brand new, state-of-the-art branch bringing all building needs under one roof and creating 20 jobs. 

The branch is the first new builder’s merchant to open in Aberdeen for over a decade. The 3.2acre site with a 26,000sq. foot warehouse is situated in a prime city centre location at the old Keyline Site in Miller Street, Aberdeen.  

The branch is designed to be a one-stop shop to the local people of Aberdeen City and the surrounding areas in Aberdeenshire, offering a wealth of expertise, an extensive range of products and great access with a 26T Curtain Sider with Forklift Offload, two 26T Crane Offload vehicles, 3.5T Curtain Sider and 3.5T Pick Up.

MKM Aberdeen will welcome trade and retail customers to showcase a wide range of building essentials, offering Timber, Sheet Materials, Joinery Products, Building Materials, Roofing, Landscaping, Electrical and Plumbing & Heating as well as Kitchen and Bathroom Showroom with free delivery for the city and shire.

MKM Aberdeen will have a fantastic shop range with merchandise covering all trades.  The branch also offers a range of services including roofing take offs and 3D design services for kitchens.

The outlet is part of the MKM’s ambitious expansion plans, which have taken on significant momentum over the past few years.  Fast-growing MKM has added 15 new branches to its network in just over two years making Aberdeen the 65th branch, with 3 more planned this year.

MKM Aberdeen is headed up by Branch Director Grant Hay,

“It is fantastic to be opening the city’s first new builder’s merchants in over ten years – the new team has worked incredibly hard to create an exceptional customer experience and we look forward to welcoming local people and businesses in the coming weeks.

Our aim is to provide a customer service that is second to none. We have created a relaxed and friendly environment – complete with free Wi-Fi and complimentary hot drinks.  We are keen to talk to both local trade and retail customers assisting them to have the best solutions for their construction projects, installations and improvements.”

David Kilburn, Executive Chairman commented:

“Our new branch in Aberdeen offers an exciting opportunity for MKM, the Scottish building industry is buoyant and offers a solid business proposition.

Our team of specialists at Aberdeen are very experienced and they have an in-depth understanding of what our customers need. Customers can always be guaranteed excellent stock availability, and an extensive product range.”