Howarth Timber2019-10-13T10:28:08+00:00


With over 175 years’ trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on. Now the UK’s largest privately-owned timber company, our origins can be traced back to 1840 when we commenced trading as Hudson & Co. Over the years the Howarth Timber Group has expanded from a one man company to an employer of more than 1,000 people specialists who know the industry inside out.

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British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA)

One of our sales graduates, Joshua Chaplin, was recently named Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 BritishExcellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA), hosted by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM). Joshua, who works for our Rochdale branch, was awarded the BESMA, which celebrates high achieving sales professionals, at the October ceremony in London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Read More:

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Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme

We recently awarded the first graduates of our new sales development programme, which provides new skills to Graduate Sales Personnel as well as External Sales teams, to further strengthen our recently restructured National Sales function. The programme is accredited by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM) as an Essential Foundations of Sales Management programme, allowing two individuals from our annual graduate sales intake to showcase their fantastic commercial achievements. Read More:

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£10,000 for our chosen charity, Cancer Research UK

We're hoping to raise £10,000 for our chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, through our upcoming walk from Scarborough Castle to Whitby Abbey, which is set to take place between Friday 21st September and Sunday 23rd September. Our staff decided on Cancer Research UK as this year's chosen charity, meaning it is the recipient of any fundraising activities we carry out throughout the year. This year's walk will be the main group-wide fundraising event, with both [...]

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TTJ Career Development Award

The award recognises talented individuals in the timber and merchanting sector who have been proactive in developing their skill set and applying this positively in their roles. As well as demonstrating Aron's determination, his achievement of the TTJ Career Development Award is evidence of our ongoing commitment to ensuring our staff are highly knowledgeable about the industry. Read More:

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Essential Foundation of Sales Management ISM Accreditation

One of Britain’s leading merchants, Howarth Timber, recently conducted a transformation of their National Sales function. As a result they required a sustainable development programme for their annual Graduate Sales intake as well as their External Sales teams. It was essential that the programme was bespoke and designed with specific industry knowledge. BESMA Award winners Reed Consultants were selected as the lead supplier to design and deliver both programmes. Having over 5 years in [...]

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