Simon Oakland

UK households urgently need clarity on future home heating – says new survey

Property owners and tenants in the UK are largely in the dark about the future options for heating their homes and many remain unconvinced about the Government’s focus in supporting them with the switch to more sustainable heat sources, according to a new survey by Wolseley. The poll indicated an alarmingly low level of awareness […]

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Wolseley Group acquires a majority stake in bathroom specialist C.P. Hart

Wolseley Group has formally completed the partial acquisition, in the form of a majority share of bathroom specialist C.P. Hart. The move will further Wolseley’s strategic growth drive and will see the business expand into the premium bathroom retail space. C.P. Hart has grown significantly over the last 14 years, and the investment by Wolseley […]

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Wolseley completes deal for the acquisition of Heat Merchants, Tubs & Tiles, and Hevac Limited in Ireland

Wolseley has announced the formal completion of the deal for the acquisition of Heat Merchants, Tubs & Tiles, and Hevac Limited in Ireland. The three businesses combined have revenues of circa €150 million and employ over 400 people in 47 locations across the Republic of Ireland. All jobs, and the individual brands, will be retained. […]

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Wolseley announces deal with Saint-Gobain to acquire Ideal Bathrooms

Wolseley UK has announced formal exchange of contracts with Saint-Gobain for the acquisition of Ideal Bathrooms. This follows the announcement in December that Wolseley had acquired Neville Lumb, DHS and Bassetts, who were also owned by Saint-Gobain, and that it was in exclusive negotiations to buy Ideal Bathrooms. The deal will see nearly two hundred […]

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