Higgins offers van as birthday 'gift'

Higgins Building Suppliers, the independent builder’s merchant with branches in Wellingborough and Irthingborough, is staging a special competition to its 150th birthday.

The business, which celebrates its centenary and a half in 2016, is offering one lucky customer the chance to win the keys to a brand new Vauxhall Combo van.

The 'Win a Van' competition is part of a wider series of events and initiatives planned throughout 2016 to mark Higgins' 150th year.

The company is also running special promotions and offering commemorative merchandising.

In addition, in September, it will stage an anniversary trade day where the winner of the van will be revealed.

Higgins has been supplying the building trade throughout Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire since 1866.

Today, it ranks as one of the oldest independent builder's merchants in the UK.

Current MD, Nigel Higgins is the fifth generation of the Higgins family to head up the company.

Speaking of the 'Win a Van' competition, Nigel said: "150 years in business is a major milestone which warrants some equally major celebrations. Our competition which offers one customer the chance to win a van reflects that.

"We hope it will foster the same excitement amongst our customer-base that we feel as we celebrate our 150th year."

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Caption:                     Major anniversary. Major competition. To mark its 150th anniversary, Higgins Building Supplies is offering one lucky customer the chance to win a brand new van. 

For more information on this story, contact Wayne Leith at wayne@tpz.uk.com

Notes to editors:

- Higgins Building Supplies is a family owned builders’ merchant serving trade and DIY customers from across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

- Formed in 1866, Higgins Building Supplies celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2016 making it one of the oldest independent builders’ merchants in the UK today.

- Higgins Building Supplies currently employs 47 people across two depots; one in Wellingborough (which is also home to company’s head offices) and a second in Irthingborough.

- Higgins Building Supplies offers an extensive range of products including bricks and blocks, timber and joinery, paving, tiles, insulation, plumbing and heating, workwear, power tools, hand tools, paints and decorating materials.

- Though an extensive product range and service initiatives that include expert advice, an estimating service and same day/next day delivery, Higgins can support customers with projects ranging from major developments and ground works to self-build, extensions and landscaping.

- For more information on Higgins Building Supplies, visit www.higgins.uk.com or like the company on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HigginsBuildingSupplies





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