Builders Merchants' Federation

Materials shortage beginning to impact construction sector 

A shortage of construction products including roofing materials and timber is starting to impact on the building industry, according to a leading industry trade body.

Published 27 January 2021

And finally... Builders’ merchants offer trades a route to support most vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis

Members of the Builders’ Merchants Federation (BMF) across the UK have joined forces to offer a united front in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Published 24 March 2020

Scotland’s builders’ merchants buck fears of construction downturn

Builders’ merchants in Scotland have reported some of the strongest sales in the country compared to this time last year despite uncertainty leading up to the EU referendum.

Published 8 August 2016

Builders Merchants' Federation meets SNP

The Builders Merchants' Federation (BMF) met with the Scottish National Party to give government ministers and party officials an opportunity to hear about the BMF's ideas and policies, as well as to discuss the role of merchants and the organisation itself in the building materials' supply chain.

Published 8 December 2014