Hayley Group expands its presence in the industrial heartlands of West YorkshireMember News
Hayley Group, one of the UK’s leading industrial supply specialists officially opened its Leeds Bradford branch on the 2nd September 2019.
The 5,700 sq. ft. branch occupies two units on the newly-developed Newhall Nano Park, located off Newhall Way, Bradford. The site is built on the grounds of a former golf course and has been constructed with Yorkshire stone to keep in tune with the local architecture. Hayley Leeds Bradford is a two-minute drive from the M606 spur off the M62 motorway, connecting the branch to the major West Yorkshire transportation arteries.
Unit 1 houses a trade counter containing leading-brand consumables such as lubricants, PPE and tools, with two floors of warehousing covering bearings, chain, sprockets, pulleys, through to hydraulic and pneumatic fittings. Unit 2 has been utilised for the bulk storage of motors, geared drives, torque arms and provides capacity for workshop facilities.
Established in 1976, Hayley Group is one the UK’s largest value-added suppliers of leading-brand engineering components, consumables, and related support services that enable customers to maintain operations, strive for operational efficiencies and improve the safety of personnel.
Photo – left to right: David Williams-Berry (Regional Manager), Bernie Noakes (Managing Director), Lee Willitts (Managing Director), Tony Williams (Branch Manager), Gavin Bates (Office Manager), Jonathan Mackay (Account Manager), Simon Cranfield (Regional Director)
Hayley Leeds Bradford is the newest addition to Hayley Group’s expanding branch network and is being headed up and staffed by an extremely capable team, having a total of 142 years’ experience working within the maintenance, repair and overhaul sector. Having worked extensively with engineering, maintenance and stores professionals across West Yorkshire for many decades, the Leeds Bradford team has acquired a wealth of product and service knowledge required to meet the diverse demands of industries operating within the region.
The Hayley Leeds Bradford team have the full backing of Hayley Group’s national specialist product support teams, dedicated specialists for mechanical and electrical drives, pumps, hydraulics and pneumatics, condition-based monitoring, lubrication, industrial vending, stores management through to e-business. In addition, the branch has access to local technical support teams for all the major supply partners.
Where major competitors have relocated and reduced their branch network in recent years, Hayley Group has sought to expand its branch network, bringing products, technical expertise and services closer to the customer under its Stock | Service | People philosophy.
David Williams-Berry, the regional manager stated: “We have assembled a fantastic team here at Leeds Bradford. With access to an impressive level of local stock and additional technical support, we have a really strong proposition, bringing something new to the West Yorkshire region.
“The reception of the new branch has been really positive, placing Branch Manager Tony Williams in a position where he and the team can move forward into 2020 with real confidence.”
All those that are interested in taking a look around the branch are urged to contact the team, or simply come along to the trade counter.