Our history

Travis Perkins employees holding up a Northampton Saints shirt

2016

  • Travis Perkins announced extended sponsorship with the Northampton Saints

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Travis Perkins plc opens its first sourcing office in Shanghai, China

2010

2008

  • Travis Perkins plc opens its first store in Ireland
  • City Plumbing Supplies opens its first Renewable Energy Centre

2007

2006

2005

2004

  • Managed Services is established

2003

  • Jayhard and B&G are acquired

2002

1999

1996

  • BMSS is acquired

1994

  • AAH is acquired

1993

  • Zenith Plumbpoint is formed

1988

  • Travis and Arnold and Sandell Perkins merge to become Travis Perkins plc

1972

  • The first Wickes store opens in the UK

1970

  • Travis and Arnold begins substantial acquisitions
  • Sandell, Smythe and Drayson merges with Ingram Perkins

1935

  • Travis and Arnold acquires Brickmore and Brickmore

1904

  • Travis and Arnold moves to Northampton

1899

  • Travis and Arnold forms as a partnership
  • BSS registers as a company

1850

  • Ingram begins selling hardwoods
  • Benjamin Ingram is renamed Ingram Perkins

1797

  • The Benjamin Ingram company is founded