John Nicholls (Ltd) was founded by the late chairman John Nicholls 1965. The continuity as a family business is assured by sons Andrew and Philip who together drive Nicholls forward with the commitment and levels of customer service to which all our customers, trade and retail, have become accustomed.
The company maintains and continues to demonstrate its strong position at the forefront of the industry with its commitment to the Fortis Merchants Limited and the National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS).
John Nicholls now has a network of 18 building & timber and plumbing & heating branches and 10 kitchen and bathroom showrooms throughout Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Dorset and Hampshire proudly employing over 250 people, with a turnover in excess of £50 million.
John Nicholls is a member of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF). Being part of the federation brings many benefits; access to industry training to help develop our staff, keep abreast of the latest standards and policies that affect the building sector, further enhance our status as a leading builders merchant and ultimately help provide an even better service to you our customers.
|John Nicholls opens a Builders Merchant in Overthorpe Rd, Banbury|
|Plumbing & Heating branch opened in Cherwell St, Banbury|
|Plumbing & Heating branch moved from Cherwell St to Overthorpe Rd site|
Kitchen and Bathroom showroom opened on Overthorpe Rd site
|Plumbing & Heating branch opened in Bicester|
|Plumbing & Heating business acquired in Rugby|
|Plumbing & Heating branch opened in Witney|
Plumbing & Heating branch moved from Overthorpe Rd to Dorcas Rd
Kitchen and Bathroom showroom in Overthorpe Rd expanded
|Builders and Plumbing & Heating merchant opened on Station Approach, Kidlington|
|Plumbing & Heating branch moved to standalone site in Kidlington|
Plumbing & Heating branch relocated in Witney
|Builders merchant opened in Rugby|
Plumbing & Heating branch relocated in Rugby
|J&B’s Plumbing & Heating business in Bournemouth acquired 3 Plumbing & Heating branches and 2 Bathroom showrooms|
Bathroom Solutions brand is born
|J&B’s Plumbing & Heating branch with bathroom showroom opened in New Milton|
J&B’s Bathroom showroom in Moordown converted to new Head Office for J&B’s
Bathroom Solutions showroom opened in Kidlington
Nicholls Trading Head Office relocated to Adderbury
|Builders merchant opened in Bicester|
Plumbing & Heating branch relocated in Bicester
Bathroom Solutions showroom opened in Witney
J&B’s Plumbing & heating branch with bathroom showroom opened in Branksome
Kitchen Solutions brand is born
Bathroom Solutions showroom opened in Bicester
Kitchen Solutions showroom opened in Bicester
|Plumbing & Heating branch opened in Buckingham|
Banbury Showroom undergoes full refurbishment
|Bathroom showroom in Kidlington relocates next door to Kidlington Plumbing|
Kidlington Plumbing undergoes full refurbishment
|J &Bs Plumbing & Heating branch with Bathroom Solutions showroom opened in Ringwood|
Banbury Plumbing Branch full refurbishment of Sales, Office, Trade Counter and Showroom areas.
Launched our own Bathroom Solutions Brochure
Launched our own Customer Reward Scheme – Nicholls Rewards
J&Bs Plumbing & Heating branch with Bathroom Solutions showroom opened in Christchurch
John Nicholls opens Long Hanborough Distribution Depot