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 ancillary 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.