New scheme links NHS heroes in Daventry to discounts at builders' merchants

NHS workers in Daventry are invited to take advantage of a discount at local builders' merchants.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 11:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 12:38 pm
Scheme will help NHS workers
Scheme will help NHS workers

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has launched the initiative, ‘Builders’ Merchants Supporting The NHS,’ to recognise the work of healthcare staff on the front line.

A total of 33 of merchants in its membership are supporting the discount programme across 1,225 branches, including ones in Daventry

The scheme will operate for six months. Each participating BMF member offers their own deals, averaging at 10 per cent off shelf price items, with some exclusions on certain product lines varying from branch to branch.

NHS identity information needs to be shown at the participating branches to receive the discount.

The BMF has pulled together a full list of its members taking part, together with an overview of the discount they each provide at www.bmf.org.uk/nhs

John Newcomb, chief executive of the BMF, said: “Throughout the pandemic, our NHS workers in Daventry have gone above and beyond for the national effort.

“As an industry, we wanted to come together and thank them for their work.

“Builders’ merchants taking part will offer an expert service and access to a wide range of products.

“Visitors can also be assured of stringent safety procedures, with BMF members working to clear operating procedures to protect against Covid-19.”