About Us

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Plumbstop was established in 1991 by our founder Peter Fitzcharles. From one merchant at our current head office location in Cirencester, Peter along with his senior management team has grown the business to be the vibrant successful organisation Plumbstop is today.

Special focus and energy has been applied in the past few years to expanding and strengthening Plumbstops unique Independent Merchant offering to the market. This has resulted in a sustained increase in branches and importantly strong financial performance.

Top 1000 company in the UK award.
Peter and his fellow directors are proud to have their efforts over the past few years recognised by the London Stock Exchange Top 1000 companies  for 2 years running to Inspire Britain Award 2015-2016

Great Products

Plumbstop know that our customers want the best products at the best price.

Plumbstop work with all of our suppliers to ensure that we offer the right products for our customers. Being part of PHIL (Plumbing Heating Investments Ltd) independent merchants have combined their purchasing power to negotiate the best prices from our suppliers. Savings that are passed onto our customers.

Not all customers want the same thing, Plumbstop understand this and so carry a full range of products from budget to premium ranges.

Great Staff

Any successful business knows that it is their staff that make the real difference.

Plumbstop know that customers deal with people, not faceless organisations. This is Plumbstop’s real strength. We empower our managers to run their branches and deal with their customers without heavy handed central control.

Ask any of our managers or members of their teams and they will tell you this is what makes a real difference to our success as a truly independent merchant.

Partnerships with manufacturers and suppliers

Plumbstop really value our suppliers. We strive to partner our business with our suppliers to ensure we are close to the development and latest offering to the market of products for our customers.