Oldham Timber & Builder's Merchant

Howarth is a local timber and builder’s merchants that has had a presence in Oldham since the branch was acquired from Austin Timber in 1996.

How to find us

Medlock Sawmills, Shaw Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3LJ

Customer car parking

Get in touch


0161 6202128

[email protected]

Branch opening hours

Mon - Thur




07:00 - 17:00

07:00 - 16:00

08:00 - 12:00


Holiday Hours

Thursday 20th June 

Branch hours 07.00 – 16.30 

Meet our staff

Paul Ferns

Branch Manager

Lee Robinson

Assistant Branch Manager

Simon Atkinson

Transport Manager

Hannah Jones

Counter Sales Supervisor

Michael McMahon

External Sales Executive

Services we offer

Timber cutting services

Brick matching service

Timber deck planning and calculation

EOL Facility

Additional Services

Book Skip Hire online in Oldham 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