UK's Leading Independent

Merchant Buying Group

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FORTIS is the UK’s leading independent mixed merchant buying group. Representing a growing number of nationwide members, FORTIS provides a fresh approach to the benefits of combined buying, through its simple structure, responsive attitude and ability to leverage national opportunities.

We pride ourselves on offering all of our suppliers a committed volume assurance, supported by long-term relationships that will help them effectively build their businesses. We provide our members with the opportunity to compete in the national marketplace, without compromising on price or volume.


681 Alsford Timber Ltd 913 Annandale Ltd (Part of Norman Piette) 1040 Beers Timber & Building Supplies Ltd 810 Bence Roofing Supplies Ltd (Part of George Bence & Sons Ltd) 809 Blanchard Building Supplies (Alderney Gravel Supplies T/A) (Part of Norman Piette) 5 Boys & Boden Ltd 19 Builders Supply Store (Coventry) Ltd 811 Burge and Gunson Ltd 14 C & W Berry Ltd 17 Carver (Wolverhampton) Ltd 683 David Cover & Son Ltd 671 Dougfield Plumbers Supplies Ltd 21 Drakes Plumbing Supplies Ltd 1085 Dramco Ltd (Part of Bence Roofing Suppliers Ltd) 8 E H Smith (Builders Merchants) Ltd 684 Elliott Brothers Ltd 20 Fayers Plumbing & Building Supplies Ltd 691 G E Robinson & Co Ltd 3 George Bence & Sons Ltd 965  Guernsey Building Supplies (Part of Sydenhams Ltd) 9 H Butterfield Ltd 685 Haldane Fisher Ltd 692 Haldane Fisher Ltd Isle of Man 686 Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Ltd 693 Howarth Timber Engineered Solutions Ltd 674 J & Bs Ltd 4 J T Atkinson Ltd 891 J T Dove Ltd 10 John Nicholls (Trading) Ltd 13 Jones & Shufflebottom Ltd 16 Kent Blaxill & Co Ltd 846 Lawsons (Whetstone) Ltd 856 LBS Builders Merchants Ltd 393 Leekes Ltd 261 M P Moran & Sons Ltd 184 Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd 983 Myers Building Supplies 594 Norman Piette Ltd 378 Pentagon (Jersey) Wholesale Ltd 1018 Plumbco (Midlands) Ltd 672 Plumbplus Supplies Ltd 1077 Quantum Building Supplies Ltd (Part of Norman Piette) 689 R G B 822 Rock Trading & Distribution (Part of RGB) 848 Sharvatt Woolwich Ltd (part of Lawsons) 688 Sydenhams Ltd 387 T Patton Ltd 23 Tayside Plumbing & Building Supplies Ltd 1041 TG Builders Merchants Ltd 375 Thistle Timber & Building Supplies Ltd 421 Total Plumbing Supplies Ltd 18 Turnbull & Co Ltd 443 Warwick Plumbing & Heating Supplies Ltd 1046 Watermark Plumbing Supplies (Yorkshire) Ltd