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Branch Information

Branch Manager
98 Stewart Dunn
  1. Broughton Works
  2. Chester Road
  3. Broughton
  4. Chester
  5. CH4 0DH
Opening Times
  1. Mon - Thu: 07:00 - 17:00
  2. Friday: 07:00 - 16:00
  3. Saturday: 08:00 - 12:00
  4. Sunday: CLOSED
Branch Information

Bank Holiday Opening Hours:
Monday 3rd May: CLOSED
Monday 31st May: CLOSED


Welcome to Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Chester 

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies are a local builder's merchants that took over Springfield Timber & Building Supplies at the end of August 2018 and began trading at Howarth Chester in February 2019.  

More than just a timber yard, we are gradually integrating the full Howarth product range which currently includes: 

  • Richard Burbidge Mouldings and Stairparts 
  • Spax Screws 
  • Dart Accessories 
  • OSB3 Boards 
  • FSC-rated External Plywoods 
  • IG Lintels 
  • Ecotherm PIR Rigid Insulation 
  • Polypipe Underground and Above Ground Drainage 

Howarth Chester is predominantly hard landscaping; however, we offer excellent stocks of: 

  • Plywood 
  • C24 Carcassing Timbers 
  • Plasterboard 
  • Lintels 
  • Blocks and Bricks 
  • Insulation 
  • Hand Tools and Fixings 

On Display 

We currently have an excellent landscaping display, featuring natural and concrete paving, as well as gravel. 

We also have a display of Keylite Roof Windows and Loft Ladders. 

Plans are underway for a major redevelopment of the site with a new extended shop and warehouse for a greater variety of timber and timber-related products. 

Additonal Services

Book Skip Hire online in Chester at

  • Easy to use online booking system
  • Speedy delivery to anywhere in the UK, within 24 hours (on orders placed before 10am)
  • We offer the freedom to choose the day of delivery and collection to suit your needs, which is great if you are working on a schedule. Plus, should your requirements change – as often happens in life – your collection date can be adjusted easily without any long phone calls or messing about.  
  • If your skip is getting full, with our efficient service you can easily exchange an existing skip that is full of waste, for an empty one.  
  • We have a full range of skips, with a choice of four skip sizes:
    4 yard open  
    6 yard open  
    8 yard open  
    12 yard open  
  • We’ll take a wide range of house, building and garden waste  
  • Get a Quote and order your skip in four quick and easy steps


Located on the A5104, Howarth Chester is our first Welsh branch. It is close to Broughton Shopping Park and junction 36A of the A55 North Wales Expressway that connects Chester with Holyhead. 

Early Opening 

We are open from 7 am every weekday morning, and from 8 am until noon on a Saturday.