Julian Milligan was appointed Managing Director. The company founder, Ernest Milligan, continues to have an active interest in the business and is also still as a non-operational Director.
Marks the first batch of expansion via organic growth. Kellaway Building Supplies opened its Lockleaze branch. This branch played a key part in Kellaway’s expansion plans, and remains the distribution centre for the company.
The first crane vehicle is added to the delivery fleet.
Further growth follows with the acquisition of Newland Builders Merchants in Fishponds.
A freephone orderline is connected directly to the branches, ensuring that orders are placed quickly at no expense to our customers.
Smaller Mercedes trucks are added to the delivery fleet.