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Mayor of Morpeth opens new builders’ merchant branch

Picture by Mark Savage.
Picture by Mark Savage.

Builders’ merchant James Burrell has unveiled its latest branch in Morpeth following a £1million investment.

The site, on Coopies Lane Industrial Estate, was officially opened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by Jack Gebhard, Mayor of Morpeth.

A total of 11 new jobs has been created at the new 7,800sq m facility that includes a trade counter for customer collections and sales and a substantial warehouse and yard. James Burrell hosted an opening day alongside a range of businesses and suppliers.

Coun Gebhard is pictured with managing director Steve Richardson, left, and fellow managing director Mark Richardson, right.