Categories

Latest Articles

How Efficient Heating Systems Save You Money and Help the Planet

Heating systems are absolutely necessary. In modern life, there’s simply no way to get around needing one. In the dead of the winter you need heat and warmth, and all year round you need regular showers and baths.

Knowing Your Local Plumbing Supplies Company Is Important

Everyone should know their local plumbing supplies company. That might seem like a weird statement, however, hear me out! Plumbing, and plumbing supplies, are an essential part of keeping a home running smoothly and efficiently, especially in winter.

Why Winter Puts the Greatest Strain on Your Heating Systems

Winter can be fun. Snow, Christmas, New Year, and all that jazz. Lots of spending time with family, drinking and having a good time. However, the weather can put a heavy strain on your heating systems, for a variety of reasons, and it’s the worst possible time for heating systems to go down.

New Year, New Boiler?

2016 has been an interesting year, that’s for sure. Full of political turmoil and change, and social changes and developments. However 2016 has treated you, you still need warmth and hot water!

Boiler Checks and Why They Are So Important

Knowing the health and overall functionality of your boiler can be hugely useful and important. No one likes the idea of being stuck in the dead of winter with no heating or hot water, which, beyond being uncomfortable and unpleasant, can even be deadly for the frail, elderly or very young.

Nawangoma Pit Latrines 2012

Keeping you up to date at BBS!


Many staff changes have taken place over the last few months as we gear up for the retirement of John and Julia next April.

Posted on:Sep 28, 2016
Category:In House 
Posted by:Ben

Lee Hooper after 21 years of sterling service is now our managing Director and will be driving the company forwards to ever greater heights.

Pat O’Donnell, our operations director makes up the ongoing management team assisted by Shelley who is promoted to financial controller and Rachel has sole responsibility for the sales ledger.

In the sales office we have a commercial estimating team of Steve Lewis and Scott Ashworth assisted by Ben Lewis dealing with general sales and enquiries. We are joined by Damien Potter in our buying department from October.Damien is relocating from London and brings a wealth of experience to the role which will benefit both BBS and our customers.

Karl Dixon joins Ian in the showroom as it gets ever busier and keep an eye out in the new year for a totally revamped showroom showcasing lots of new ranges from Roca along with a new 4D virtual reality design programmer enabling you to experience your new bathroom before you buy.

Our counter team will be back to full strength with the addition of Dan Tulit and Dan Griffiths joins Mike. Mark and Oli in the warehouse.

Ashley has now moved to our bath branch and Ben Gage has relocated back to Bristol.

We now feel we have the right team in place to continue moving BBS forward and provide a better than ever service to all our customers both large and small.

Other improvements planned our a major revamp of the trade counter in the summer of next year which will bring a more open and relaxed feel to the counter, allow us more display space and improve the customer experience overall.

Our website continues to grow and we now offer a certain range of products to buy on line.

The product range will continue to be expanded over the coming year and into the future with an aim to get stock onto the system by the end of next year.

Mpress Stock

Finally BBS have made a major investment in press fit fittings. Many of our customers already use this product in commercial applications and we would like to offer them a one stop shop for pipe and fittings.

M-Press are a major UK based supplier of Press fit and will work together with us to ensure we have the correct product offering to satisfy the large local demand.

BBS have invested in over 60K worth of stock and an additional investment in new racking and warehouse space to ensure we are ably equipped to service this market.

As always we welcome any feedback from our loyal customer base and if you have any comments on products, service or anything else you like please feel free to let us know.

Make a comment

This is a captcha-picture. It is used to prevent mass-access by robots. (see: www.captcha.net)

Note: All comments are moderated and will appear as soon as they are approved.