About Us

As a family-run business, we are proud to be one of the largest independent builders’ merchants in the UK, providing products and services to tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts. With 100 years’ experience in the construction industry we are well established as specialists in bricks, timber and general building materials, and pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, knowledgeable staff and comprehensive range of products. 

Established in Birmingham in 1922, our branch network consists of 11 conveniently located trading locations throughout the Midlands and South East which have been serving local trade professionals and home improvers for many years.

By staying true to our guiding principles and core values we continue to build on our commitment to ensure that we offer our customers the best service possible – today, tomorrow and into the future.

Your Proper Builders Merchants

EH Smith Builders Merchants are well known in the construction industry for their ability to source specialist materials and solutions to fulfil our customer’s requirements. The wide range of stock and expertise, ranging from bricks and masonry through to timber, civils, tools and landscaping, makes EH Smith the one-stop-shop for the true trade professional and DIY enthusiast.

Exceptional Service

We offer a vast array of services to both trade and DIY customers. Whether it’s a large scale project, new development or a home owner looking to make home improvements, we offer:

• Exceptional customer service
• Knowledgeable & helpful staff
• Specification advice & special orders
• Delivery direct to site
• Fully stocked welcoming trade counters

Proper Prices

EH Smith understand that using products from leading suppliers, that are known and trusted in the industry, is key to our customers.

We regularly review and work closely with sector-leading suppliers to ensure our customers receive the best possible products at competitive trade prices.

Huge Range of Products

EH Smith stock over 30,000 lines of quality building supplies and trade products. Through the expansion of stock holdings on quality brands, competitive pricing and an unrivalled local delivery service, EH Smith have developed their core business in order to meet customer needs.

We specialise in:

• Bricks & specialist masonry
• Timber products
• Civil engineering solutions
• Insulation
• Paving & landscaping
• Painting and decorating
• General building supplies
• Self-build project services
• Kitchens and bathrooms

Our Amazing Team

The EH Smith Builders Merchants team is made up of over 450 members of staff across our various branches and offices. All of our staff are encouraged to undertake continuous training in products and customer service, ensuring that they deliver the best possible customer experience.

Interested in a fulfilling role at EH Smith? Please visit our Careers page.