• What is the biggest issue facing the construction industry?

    Last time we covered the current materials shortage which is a short-term problem that will thankfully settle down over time. Currently, the largest problem the industry faces is a skills shortage. This is a big issue because it is not a short-term problem with a quick fix. We have been seeing a downward trend in […]

    14 Jan 2022 in News
  • Old Albanians

    Did you know that we sponsor the Old Albanians Rugby club in St Albans?

    27 Oct 2021 in News
  • It’s no secret material costs have been rising

    It’s no secret material costs have been rising. The big question on everyone’s mind is, what does that mean?

    27 Oct 2021 in News
  • Our roots are in timber – we’ve been selling it since 1919

    Buttle’s is one of the UK’s longest-established timber and builders’ merchants. Our roots are in timber – we’ve been selling it since 1919 How Buttle’s Builders Merchants started Around 125 years ago, George James Buttle left his Essex farming life to start afresh as a sawyer in St Pancras and established a tradition of craftsmanship […]

    17 Dec 2018 in News
  • Winter Is Here, Prepare with Buttle’s

    Winter for the construction industry, that means keeping employees as warm and safe as possible during cold-weather construction operations. Most workers in the building trade don’t have the luxury of shutting down for the winter season. Safety mandates as well as considerations and procedures can mean the difference between a safe winter job site and […]

    17 Dec 2018 in News, Uncategorised
  • Gone Fishing

    The Buttle’s team had their annual fishing day at Alders Farm Fishery near Leighton Buzzard on Wednesday 5th September. A huge thank you Brett Martin who co- sponsored this event for the 15th year! The day started with a hearty, full English breakfast before fishing commenced at 9.30am.  5 hours later the keep nets were […]

    12 Sep 2018 in News, Team
  • Decking and Landscape on Display

    Buttle’s Leighton Buzzard regular branch visitors were delighted to see our brand new decking and landscape display this month. Not only does this display showcase our products on offer but gives our visitors an up close and personal view of how to expertly design and execute a landscaped garden. We’ve opted for low maintenance garden […]

    13 Aug 2018 in Garden, News
  • Buttles Premier Card Relaunches with Great Offers

    Buttle’s regular trade customers who pay by cash or card can now share the many benefits enjoyed by our account customers with the relaunch of our NEW Premier Card.  It’s free to join and once you are all signed up, you will receive your card, which you can use immediately to access all the latest […]

    26 May 2018 in News, Premier card
  • Railway Sleepers and new garden projects

    Railway Sleepers and new garden projects   Spring has well and truly sprung, and garden projects are on the cards. Using reclaimed, or new sleepers within your garden project can add a rustic or contemporary look depending on how you use them.   We stock a range of railway sleepers both new and reclaimed. Our […]

    09 May 2018 in Garden, News
  • MEET THE BOSS AT ENFIELD

    BRIAN PEDRO JOINS AS NEW BRANCH MANAGER   Brian Pedro has been appointed as the new branch manager at our Enfield branch. With over 30 years in the industry, Brian is keen to get to know our loyal customers and ensure you get the service and products you need, when you need them. Formerly of […]

    01 Nov 2017 in News, Team, Uncategorised

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