Wakefield Timber Merchant

The Wakefield branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is led by Martyn Hughes. Martyn has over 25 years’ industry experience, mostly based in Yorkshire. Martyn stands by our company values that our people are our greatest asset, he believes that a good branch is made that way by the people in it. He has built up a brilliant team around him, affording our Wakefield branch a reputation for delivering excellent customer service.

According to Martyn; “What makes Wakefield special is our great staff being able to use their expertise and knowledge, mixed with our extensive range and depth of stock, to deliver outstanding service to all our customers whatever the job they are doing, whether big or small”.

We are conveniently located 5 minutes from the centre of Wakefield, covering a large 2.3 acre site which includes the shop, an award winning Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom showroom, timber yards and shed, building and heavy goods shed and yard, and on-site parking. If you need a bit of a boost, pop inside to our free hot drinks machine, next to the shop sales counter!

How to find us

29 Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5DW

Customer car park

Get in touch


01924 372291

[email protected]



01924 372291

[email protected]

Branch opening hours

Mon - Thur




07:00 - 17:00

07:00 - 16:30

08:00 - 12:00


Showroom opening hours

Mon - Thurs




08:00 - 17:00

08:00 - 16:00

08:00 - 12:00


Holiday Hours

Meet our staff

Martyn Hughes

Branch Manager

Simon Shipway

Assistant Branch Manager

Darron Shepherd

Plumbing & Heating Manager

Andy Cooper

Internal Sales

Steve Baxter

Building Materials Manager

Steve Tissington

Stock Controller

Bridie White

Showroom Designer

Services we offer

Award winning Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom showroom

Bespoke machining

Door & flooring showroom

HSS Hire

KBB Design service

LPD Door Display

LPD Door stockist

Milling service

On-site timber cutting service

Plumbing & Heating

Additional Services

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