bps News Archive

Frank Greenhill Obituary Announcement

It is with great sadness that we inform you of Frank Greenhill’s passing last week. Frank had not enjoyed particularly good health for a number of years and passed peacefully in his sleep. Frank was the first MD when the Dibble family bought Building & Plumbing Supplies back in the early sixties. Under Frank’s guidance […]

Congratulations to BPS Cirencester

Please join us to congratulate BPS Cirencester on their 1st anniversary. BPS Cirencester has now been successfully trading for 12 months. This is what Matt Cook, Manager, and Luke Lucas, Assistant Manager had to say: “Since opening in September of 2016, we have had a very positive last 12 months. We have had over 150 accounts […]

Colour Combinations for your Kitchen

Our newest supplier, Sheraton, provide numerous ways in which you can personalise your kitchen to your taste. Your choice of colour combinations are vital for portraying space in a kitchen, especially if your kitchen is small. This week’s blog focuses on the colour combinations for your dream Sheraton kitchen. Colour scheme: Choices In recent years, […]

Why Choose Millboard?

Why choose Millboard? ‘Millboard combines the natural beauty of real timber with the high performance of unique wood-free material’ The Advantages of Wood Decking Decking is a fantastic way to create open, indoor-feeling for outdoor spaces. Although once wet wood can start to stain, rot and fade. However, Millboard is the finest wood-free composite decking […]

BPS Charity Bike Ride 2017 Total Sum Raised Is…

The total amount raised for the bps Charity Bike Ride 2017 is a massive £3500! We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed toward this grand total and to all those who participated/supported in the event. It was described by some as one of the toughest most gruelling things they had […]

BPS Charity Branch to Branch Cycle Ride 2017

WE’VE DONE IT!  🚴 115 miles of cycling & 6000 feet of climbing in 25 degree heat! It was described by some as one of the toughest most gruelling things they had ever done. However with some mental strength and determination by the team we pulled through to complete a great day of cycling. We would […]

Macmillan Cancer Support Cheque Presentation

We would like to give a big thank you to all our customers, suppliers, sponsors, staff, family & friends for their generous donations. With your help we raised £3,400 between April – December 2016 making this a grand total of £7,970 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support in 2016. We hope to raise even more this year starting with the first charity […]

BPS Charity Branch to Branch Cycle Ride 2017

On Friday 26th May 2017 our bps staff will be taking part in the first event of the year for our nominated charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Our team will cycle from bps Cirencester visiting branches Tewkesbury, Bidford, Shipston and Southam along the way – finishing off at our head office in Leamington Spa. Riding a […]

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Christmas Jumper Day

This year we participated in the National Christmas Jumper Day in association with Save the Children UK. We are extremely proud to announce that the total amount we have raised is £153.70. We would like to give a big thank you to all of our staff for their generous donations for such a great cause.  

BPS Goes Smoke Free

In a bid to encourage staff and customers to quit smoking, Building & Plumbing Supplies (BPS) is to adopt a smoke-free policy across all its seven branches and grounds (effective 1st January 2017). “We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of our staff and visitors and this includes protecting them […]

Bps vs Sainsbury’s Charity Football Match

After a terrific game last night at the New Windmill Ground bps won 6-2 in what was a very tense game. The first half saw a very competitive game with bps taking an early 2-0 lead however Sainsbury’s pegged 2 goals back in quick succession to level the scores. Yet it didn’t end there as bps […]