Covers Timber & Builders Merchants welcomed Gillian Keegan, the Conservative MP for Chichester, to its depot in early March.
Ms Keegan was given a tour of the depot by Chichester Trade Centre ManagerMartyn Beck and TimberDirector Neil Woods, who explainedits operations and products as well as how the business gets involved with community projects and charitable giving. Ms Keegan also met Covers’ Chairman Rupert Green who accompanied her on the tour. The Green family has been running an independent business since the 1940s.
Gillian Keegan MP commented: “It was fantastic to be at Covers to celebrate its 175th anniversary. Covers is a brilliant local business, which has transformed many times over the years. Today it is at the forefront of sustainable living, offering a huge range of home improvements that will help the planet and help reduce energy bills.”
Rupert Green added: “We’ve worked hard to become one of the leading businesses in the area. We’ve built a loyal customer base and encourage the local community to use us for theirconstruction and DIY needs. It was a pleasure to welcome Ms Keegan as part of our 175th-anniversary celebrations and show her around.”