“Roffey” Joins H. H. & D. E. Drew Limited

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Bournemouth company, Roffey Brothers, continues to trade at increasing levels following thacquisition of the business and assets of Roffey Limited by the landlord, Ted Fuller and the subsequent transfer of the same to H.H. & D.E Drew Limited.

The business will continue to serve its customers with a comprehensive range of horticultural composts, fertilizers and chemicals both to specialty growers delivering door to door with its own transport or local gardeners and landscape contractors from its sales counter in Bournemouth.

Amenity supplies such as fine turf dressings and root zone mixtures will benefit from H.H. & D. E. Drew Limited's own reserves of sands and loams which are quality assured through the use of ISO 9001. The new owner also has their own laboratory, which monitors and researches existing and new products and offers an analysis service to customers when required. This together with the excellent manufacturing facility at Bournemouth will ensure that Roffey will maintain excellence in both quality and service.

All of the previous Roffey Limited staff have transferred and will operate from the existing site to ensure continuity of service and maintenance of long standing trading and personal relationships. The business will be re-named "Roffey Brothers" and will exist as a division of H.H & D.E. Drew Limited under their existing General Manager, Chris Weall.

Commenting on the acquisition, Trevor Poole, Managing Director of H.H. &D. E. Drew Ltd, said: "I am delighted to acquire this long-standing local business, which marks a further step in our company's ongoing development.

"Being on our doorstep, we can support Roffey Brothers with "in house" supplies of soils, loams, sand and compost and with financial stability. This year we celebrate 75 years of operation, delivering local, sustainable supplies to the community. With our secure backing I am confident that the business will grow organically and I have no doubt that it will be a fantastic addition to our family of local companies."

H. H. & D. E. Drew Ltd, (the company that encompasses New Milton Sand & Ballast, New Milton Concrete, SMS Waste Services, Steve Perrins Supplies, W. G. Hibbs Supplies, SMS Supplies, Maxi Aggregates and Holme Sand & Ballast LLP) is head quartered in New Milton, Hampshire and now employs 111 people.
If you would like further comment from H. H. & D. E. Drew Ltd and/or the Roffey Brothers please do contact Lisa Barry at Carswell Gould on 02380 238 011 or lisa@carswellgould.co.uk.

The company is this year (2011) celebrating its 75th anniversary with a variety of activity throughout the year. For any details about the ongoing activity to mark the company's anniversary please do contact Lisa Barry at Carswell Gould on 02380 238 011 or lisa@carswellgould.co.uk.

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