John Nicholls

The late chairman John Nicholls founded the company in 1965.

The continuity as a family business is assured by sons Andrew and Philip who together drive Nicholls forward with the commitment and levels of customer service to which all our customers, retail and trade, have become accustomed.

The company maintains and continues to demonstrate its enviable position at the forefront of the industry with its commitment to the National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) and the PHG Buying group.

John Nicholls now has a network of 9 building materials and plumbing & heating branches throughout Oxfordshire and Warwickshire proudly employing approximately 100 people, with a turnover in excess of ยฃ26 million.

How we can help you

in a nutshell

Phone Systems

Unify Desk Phone

Using the latest technology, we can develop and install a phone system that will meet your business needs.

Business Phone Lines, Phone Systems and Installation.

Unified Communications

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Improve your business performance with a cost effective, combined communication package.

Hosted Communications

Our expertise can help your business to run cost effectively within a secure communications environment.

Co-location, Virtual Environments and Private Cloud.

Business Internet

Our extensive knowledge of Internet Access Services can help your business achieve its goals.

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