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The Matthew Charlton Home Improvement, DIY, Plumbing and builders merchant has operated within Northumberland for 175 years.

In 2001 The Builders Merhants business was sold to Saint Gobain Building Distribution UK and their operating brand of Jewson Builders Merchants.

In January 1997, Rowland Charlton, M.B.E., died. He was the company's Managing Director and the founder of the Builders Merchants.

The Builders Merchants side of the Company started after 1945 when Douglas and Rowland Charlton returned from the forces.

1842 Matthew Charlton was originally founded as a roofing contractor.


Gender pay reporting legislation requires employers with 250 or more employees to publish data every year showing the pay gap between their male and female employees. Our gender pay gap information is included as part of our parent company’s full Gender Pay Gap Report which can be viewed here.

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