• Supporting & encouraging

    UK builders’ and plumbers’ merchants,
    helping to raise the profile of our industry in the City.

  • Supporting & inspiring

    WCoBM raises charitable funds to encourage
    education and training in our industry
    and support the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

  • Informing & involving

    The Builders' Merchant – packed with the
    latest news, interviews and stories from WCoBM.

  • The WCoBM gallery

    View a collection of images from
    WCoBM’s news and events.


The WCoBM plays a key part in the builders’ merchant sector, promoting training and education for builders’ merchants and fundraising for a number of charities. It is also very active in supporting the Mayoralty and raising the profile of builders’ merchants in the City, while highlighting their importance in ‘Supplying Britain’s Building Needs’.

Our livery is the only organisation that represents all parts of the industry. Members include leading figures in merchants, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, buying groups, service suppliers and ancillary trades.

Livery companies are not secret organisations, but membership is by invitation only and is a measure of an individual’s contribution to the industry. Liverymen include both men and women, the young and retired.

Among our objectives to support training, education and charity, the WCoBM is also a premier networking platform for members where senior industry people meet at events organised throughout the year. Members and their guests get the opportunity to meet senior City figures and visit some fascinating buildings, many steeped in history. Events are hosted in historic Livery Halls and other iconic venues in the City.

View the WCoBM’s aims »

News & events

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WCoBM Newsletter April 2016

WCoBM Newsletter April 2016

In this latest issue of our newsletter, we remind members of the exciting events planned this year Read more…

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WCoBM celebrates successes of BMF students

The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM) hosted its 5th City & Awards luncheon in March at the Read more…

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New Events Calendar 2016 – Now Out!

The Master has organised a number of exciting social events for Liverymen, Freemen and Guests to enjoy in 2016. The Read more…

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Liveryman Andy Williamson invited on to Court

The WCoBM recently invited Liveryman Andy Williamson to join the Court at a prestigious ceremony last October.

Andy is Group MD Read more…

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The WCoBM continues to expand with new members

The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM) continues to grow adding nine new Liverymen and ten new Freemen to its Read more…