Cartmore Building supplies exhibition at Gardening ScotlandCartmore Building Supplies was established in Lochgelly in 1986 and has now grown into Fife’s largest independent builders merchant.

Expansion has brought about the opening of Cartmore Landscaping Centre in Polmont which features spectacular displays of hard landscaping to allow customers to see how products look in place.

From our depots in the east of Scotland we supply a wide range of building materials to both trade and public customers.

We have also featured in BBC TV shows The Beechgrove Garden and The Instant Gardener and have exhibited at Gardening Scotland.

Cartmore is a member of the Builders Merchant Federation who support builders merchants throughout the UK and assist in many ways such as providing training opportunities for our staff.

We are also a founding member of NBG- The National Buying Group- a partnership of independent builders merchants the length and breadth of the UK allowing our co-operative arrangements to deliver the best prices to you from a local independent merchant.

We are also longstanding members of NMBS-The National Merchant Buying Society- which in addition to NBG membership allows us the competitive edge in our purchase arrangements- meaning you get the best deal possible for your purchases.


delivered to your job

We operate our own fleet of 5 specialised HGV crane off-loading vehicles meaning that from order to delivery your job is in our hands. We are also part of the Purvis Group meaning we have access to a range of alternative haulage opportunities from pallet distribution throughout the UK to bulk tipper delivery services.

With the central belt Scotland being our main market place we are equally able to work with customers to meet their needs throughout the length and breadth of Scotland and even to Northern England.

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Unique Products

unique products

We pride ourselves in being relatively unique amongst builders merchants in that we have our own bagging, blending and washing facilities that allow us to create a unique range of decorative aggregates

Experienced Team

We also pride ourselves in having friendly, knowledgeable and approachable staff who are able to work with customers to ensure that all their needs are met.

Cartmore campaigns

Cartmore have supported many good causes and local sports clubs over the years including Falkirk Football Club, Dunfermline Athletic Football Club, Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline Rugby Club, Kinross Boxing Club, Kirkcaldy Mountain Bike Club, Lochgelly Golf Club and Oakley United Junior FC.

We are also pleased to have supported many local schools, rotary clubs and gala days, community projects, children’s football clubs as well as CHAS, McMillan Cancer Research, Sense Scotland,  and are currently active in helping the Just Giving campaign to Get Big Gordy back home to his family,   the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.

Get Big Gordy back home to his family


Cartmore are supporting Gordon McFarlane getting back home from hospital after a huge stroke, Director of Cartmore Gordon Banks ran this year’s Alloa Half Marathon in a personal best time of 1hr 49 mins 31 seconds to raise funds and is planning future events for this worthy cause.

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh

After a sudden and serious illness to his daughter Jorgi, Andrew Scougall who has worked at Cartmore for 13 years wanted to do something challenging to raise money and say thanks to everyone who looked after his daughter at the Sick Kids Hospital, and boy he choose to do something REALLY difficult!

Andrew ran up and down Ben Vorlich 3 (Three!!!) times on the 18th of June.

The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund 

Following the sad death of Christine, mum of Lesley who works at Cartmore, a team of runners from the company ran the Scottish 10k at Musselburgh on Sept 18th raising £1500.00 for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.


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