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About Joseph Parr Alco Limited...

We are your local builders' and timber merchants in Oldham.

We are part of a network of independent Timber and Builders’ Merchants called the Joseph Parr Group, established 1883, which is one of the top 20 Builders Merchants in the UK. (Source: Builders Merchant Journal January 2013 - Merchant League Table.)

As an independent local Timber and Builders’ Merchant we take great pride in our business and our service and we are very proud to serve our customers in Manchester and the surrounding areas.

Our customers have always been our priority and we maintain a high level of service and commitment to all our customers by providing quality products, efficient delivery and by having experienced and knowledgeable members of staff.

With our team of experienced staff, there should be no product or service we either don't know of, or haven't already supplied! We understand the industry and we can offer help and advice on the best use of construction materials. We can also efficently manage delivery and we give you trade discounts from major manufacturers and brands in the UK. You want the best prices - well, we have a number of measures in place to deliver the best prices and service to our customers. As we are part of Joseph Parr Group this means we can obtain better prices and negotiate with larger manufacturers and brands. So we can offer trade discounts to all our customers, including the general public! (We have savings and offers which you can take advantage of by liking our facebook or signing up to our emails.)

Yet another way you can save money is by applying sustainable building as this lowers the running costs of your building. At Joseph Parr Alco Limited we actively encourage sustainability in our industry and if you would like to find out more about our Environmental Policy click here.

In addition to sustainable and new technology we also have a wide stock range which includes all aspects of building, timber, landscaping materials. For an overview of our products please go to our online shop or click on the image below.

If you decide to order materials from us you can expect to receive stock items usually within two working days.

Our friendly and fully licensed HGV drivers will deliver timber, building and landscaping materials directly to you and we have a fleet of heavy goods vehicles with Hi-ab roadside delivery so we can place materials in a convenient place. 

You are always welcome to contact us with your enquiries and we will be happy to provide advice, prices and availability. You can contact us using the information the to right of this page or the telephone number below.




Joseph Parr (Alco) Limited 0161 633 1264


Joseph Parr (Alco) Limited


Higginshaw Lane





Tel 0161 633 1264

Fax 0161 620 0866


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