At McGovern, we're more than just a business; we're a partner to the leading builders’ merchants in the North East.

Our longstanding partnerships, rooted in consistency and experience, have allowed us to nurture fantastic relationships, contributing to the thriving construction industry and economy in the region.


To further support your project needs, we offer a brick-matching service unlike any other. Our sales managers, or as we like to call them, "brick encyclopaedias", possess unparalleled knowledge about bricks and brick matching. They can identify any brick from a picture, ensuring your project's continuity and aesthetic integrity. Our brick-matching service is the best in the North East, and we guarantee that our sales managers will provide you with the perfect match for your project.


As a builders' merchant, you want to work with partners who share your values and commitment to sustainability. McGovern is one such partner, and here are some reasons why you should work with us: Expertise in sustainable building materials and practices: McGovern has a deep understanding of sustainable building practices and we can offer valuable expertise in choosing the right materials.
  • Dedication to creating a circular economy: At McGovern, we are committed to creating a circular economy by speaking to suppliers about changing their ways and promoting sustainable practices.
  • Ambition to create a Bricklaying Academy: McGovern's ambition to create a Bricklaying Academy shows our dedication to teaching future generations about sustainable building practices.
  • Access to new technologies: At McGovern we are exploring options for electric trucks to become carbon neutral, providing you with access to new technologies.
  • Expansion and growth: McGovern plans for expansion and growth in the future, providing you with the confidence that we will be a reliable partner for years to come.


The North East's construction economy is witnessing remarkable growth, made possible through the robust relationship between merchants and suppliers like McGovern. We take pride in contributing to this growth by offering the best bricks and building supplies. Our commitment to quality and customer service has made us the preferred choice of builders’ merchants in the region. We continue to invest in the latest technology, equipment, and training to ensure that we provide our customers with the best products and services.


McGovern is committed to sustainability and aims to be the "HSBM" of the North East by offering sustainable building materials and practices. This commitment is important, not just for the environment, but also for our builders' merchant partners. 

As the government pushes for a reduction in carbon emissions, the construction industry must respond to meet these targets. By partnering with McGovern, builders' merchants can benefit from their expertise and knowledge of sustainable materials and practices.

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Interested in learning more about our services for builders merchants, from brick sourcing to brick matching, or our commitment to the North East construction economy? 

Reach out to us at 0191 469 3004 or email us at

Alternatively, you can fill in our enquiry form here.

Our team is always available to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the best solutions for your projects.

At McGovern, we're your trusted construction partner, committed to supporting the growth of the North East's construction industry and economy. Join us on this exciting journey, and let's build a better future together.

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