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Electricbase are one of the UK’s leading electrical wholesalers with 82 branches nationwide. We supply electrical contractors and engineers, installers, facilities managers and commercial and industrial users with a wide range of electrical products from world-class manufacturers. Within the next year we're opening another 50 branches, bringing our complete electrical wholesaling experience closer to you.

We continually adapt to meet the needs of an ever changing marketplace, investing in an innovative, high quality and good value product range, particularly LED lighting.

Strong relationships with suppliers mean that we can offer an extensive range of electrical goods at competitive prices through our national branch network.

We have become a trusted partner to many of our customers by dealing honestly and providing outstanding choice, value and service. Our branches are managed by experienced and highly motivated teams, who are committed to providing an unrivalled service. They combine innovative forward thinking with old-fashioned straight-forward service, confidently assisting customers with any product enquiries.

Electricbase is incorporated alongside many of our Buildbase and Plumbase branches, offering customers a one-stop-shop for all their electrical and building needs.

Grafton Group PLC

Electricbase are proud to be part of the Grafton Merchanting Group, a group that has a strong portfolio of business and brands.

In Ireland the Group is the No.1 builders merchants and DIY retailer. In the UK the Group is the 3rd largest builders merchant and 4th largest plumbers merchant and the market leader in dry mortar manufacturing. The Group's portfolio of businesses incorporates a number of market leading brands in each business activity



  • Buildbase is a national builders' merchant with more than 150 branches across the UK
  • It offers a complete range of building materials; from bricks, timber and ironmongery, to kitchens, bathrooms and tiles, and everything in between.
  • The business has been named National Builders' Merchant of the Year at the Builders Merchants Awards for Excellence in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013


  • Plumbase is a national plumbers' merchant trading from a network of 227 branches throughout the UK.
  • It supplies heating, plumbing, bathrooms, showers, renewables and boiler spares to professional trade installers.
  • Plumbase has a team of knowledgeable experts to support customers with all of their requirements


  • Hirebase offers a professional hire service with a consistent high standard of advice, equipment and customer service.
  • It invests heavily in plant, tools and equipment, which undergo full servicing after each hire
  • Servicing procedures are constantly checked, ensuring that as a minimum the Hire Association of Europe standards are met.



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