Ashworth

about Ashworth

Supplying building services and process industries since 1906

Ashworth is recognised as one of the UK’s leading distributors to the building services and process industry markets, providing market-leading products from a network of strategically located branches serving all the major conurbations and surrounding territories.

Next-day service to a variety of industrial sectors

Operating from a national network of six branches, Ashworth supplies pipes, fittings and other ancilliary products to customers including but not limited to:

  • Mechanical services contractors
  • Plumbers
  • Heating engineers
  • Drainage contractors
  • Local and Government authorities
  • Fire protection contractors and fabricators
  • International petrochemical companies
  • OEM and in-house company engineers
  • Secondary distribution channels

The business has a history of over 100 years going back to 1906, being run as a family business for many years as Oliver Ashworth. GIL acquired the business from Saint-Gobain Building Distribution in early 2015 and in late 2017 sold a majority stake to a Management Buy-In team led by seasoned professionals from within the industry.