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Frank Key Group today announces that its network of five building supplies branches and 15 plant and tool hire branches will suspend trading until further notice, in an attempt to help control the spread of Covid-19. For a full statement from our Group MD please click here.

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25 Mar Frank Key Suspends Trading
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Frank Key Group announces that its network of five building supplies branches and 15 plant and tool hire branches will suspend trading until further notice, in an attempt to help control the spread of Covid-19.James Norton, Managing Director, Frank Key Group, says: “We believe suspending trading is the responsible approach to safeguarding the healt..
18 Mar Coronavirus - Covid 19
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We continue to follow closely government advice and guidance about the current situation concerning coronavirus. We are monitoring events and we are working hard to mitigate disruption. As you would expect, our focus is on the welfare of our customers, suppliers and all of the Frank Key teams that serve you across our branch network. We have a comp..
12 Mar Stumped Landscaper Calls on Frank Key Tool & Plant Hire
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We were called upon by garden landscaping business, SRM Landscaping and Construction, to provide the tools capable of removing a stubborn tree stump from a property in Elsecar, South Yorkshire.SRM Landscaping and Construction hired a professional, compact stump grinder H22-GAR350-005 from our Plant & Tool Hire branch in Wakefield. Bob Morris, from ..
10 Mar Pearl Anniversary for Nottingham Hire Manager
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Our Nottingham Plant & Tool Hire Manager Ian Harris is celebrating his 30 years long service award this year. Ian joined us at the tender age of 26. He has overseen many changes at the branch, including our transition from handwritten systems to a fully integrated digital back-office.Richard Meeks, Frank Key Group Plant & Tool Hire Director, presen..
24 Feb Frank Key Delivers With New Iveco Truck
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We’re delighted to take delivery of a new 7.2T beavertail vehicle to transport our ever-expanding range of hire fleet to customers. Investment in plant delivery capability saw the arrival of a new £54,000 Iveco Daily 70C18 truck, featuring a beavertail body and lightweight aluminium ramps, designed to allow wheeled and tracked plant easy access to ..
12 Feb Frank Key Strengthens its Management Team With New Recruits
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We are delighted to announce two new additions to the Frank Key Group management team based at our Daybrook branch in Nottingham.New Group Head of Marketing, Shafiq Sharif, and Group Head of Human Resources, Ruth Housley, bring with them a wealth of experience and have both settled into their roles extremely well.Shafiq has already made his mark by..
22 Jan Adrian Helliwell Celebrates 20 Years Service  at Frank Key Huddersfield
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It was the year 2000. Ford had just launched its new Mondeo model. Tony Blair was prime minister. Former Manchester United defender Steve Bruce was proving his management credentials at The Terriers. Meanwhile, at Frank Key, local lad Adrian Helliwell was starting out on his career at our Huddersfield Plant and Tool hire branch.Twenty years on, sen..
15 Jan Anne Takes Control of Retirement
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Frank Key Nottingham branch recently bid a fond farewell to credit controller Anne Briggs, who is looking forward to joining her husband in retirement.A familiar face around the Nottingham office, Anne joined Frank Key in September 2012. Her role was created following a number of strategic acquisitions. She quickly settled into her position, applyi..
19 Dec Frank Key Collects Christmas Gifts for Children Living in Poverty at Christmas
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Christmas has come early at our Sheffield branch, with more than 60 presents worth over £500 donated to Hallam FM’s ‘Cash for Kids Mission Christmas.‘Mission Christmas’ is an initiative to support the four million UK children living in poverty on Christmas Day. The Nunnery Drive branch of Frank Key Building Supplies, Plant and Tool Hire in Park Hil..
04 Dec Star baker Wendy clocks up 20 years long service!
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Our star baker, Wendy Smith has celebrated 20 years long service at Frank Key Group.When Wendy began her first job in the finance office at the Daybrook, Nottingham branch, Tony Blair was Prime Minister, the turn of the Millennium was just around the corner and Britney Spear’s ‘Baby One More Time’ was the year’s best selling single. Twenty years on..
14 Nov Frank Key Backs Campaign to Support Children Living in Poverty at Christmas
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We’re proud to support Hallam FM’s ‘Cash for Kids Mission Christmas’, an initiative to help the four million UK children living in poverty on Christmas Day.From Monday 11 November, the Nunnery Drive branch of Frank Key Building Supplies, including Plant and Tool Hire, will be one of the main dropoff points for people to visit and donate gifts. Jame..
30 Oct Frank Key Completes Half Marathon for ABF The Soldiers' Charity
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Congratulations to the Frank Key team who successfully completed the Robin Hood Half Marathon. After many months of training, they crossed the finish line and raised more than £1,000 for charity.Running for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the national charity of the British Army, our team of four - Richard Nawali, Richard Meeks Paul Moore and Alan Towns..
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