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History of Hardware & General

Hardware & General Supplies Limited began operation in 1960 from a single corner store.

50 years later the business has expanded along Winbourne Road, Harbord Road and Pittwater Road into 20 specialist sales centres in Brookvale.

Further to this growth the business has expanded, covering the greater Sydney area to 5 other strategically located stores; Peakhurst, Marayong, Mona Vale, Hornsby and Dural.

This has allowed us to offer improved service and delivery to our customers over the entire Sydney region.

You can read more about the history of Hardware & General on our history page.  You can even see some  photos from the 1960’s.

Hardware & General is Sydney’s largest Independent supplier of hardware, building, plumbing and renovation products to the retail, trade and commercial industry.

We are members of 6 national buying partners which help us to deliver you competitive prices everyday on a full range of products.  Our Price-Match policy is your guarantee.

Our friendly sales team are specialists in their field.  We believe that you deserve the best service and advice available and so we continue to train our staff weekly to ensure you are talking to a specialist.

Our customers tell us that we have the largest range of products in stock and offer the best value when it comes to service and price.  We have over 140,000 products in-stock and deal with over 3000 suppliers every day to offer you the best value and the latest products in the market.

With so many products in stock, over 30,000 more than our competitors, there is no way we could fit all of this choice under one roof.  That is why you will find the Brookvale stores in separate buildings, to give you more choice.

There are many great reasons to choose Hardware & General as your supplier including;

  • Flexible 30 day trading accounts
  • Free delivery to site
  • Extensive range of products in stock and in one place
  • Depth of choice in brand and product
  • Sales Representatives to commercial accounts
  • Modern showrooms with great displays to help you visualise your renovation
  • Helpful advice from industry trained specialists
  • Cutting, bending, colour matching and keying are some of the convenient services we offer to all of our customers in-store.

It’s no wonder people say Hardware & General really does have everything for Builders, Plumbers, Tradies and Home Renovators.