Myers Group a ‘Shooting Star’ Date: 23/12/2015

Huddersfield building products and services company, the Myers Group, is the latest winner of Huddersfield Town’s ‘Shooting Star’ award, sponsored by Club Partner Lucas Lee and Partners.

The Myers Group recently acquired Bulk Builders Merchants in Leeds to add to its network of Myers Building Supplies branches throughout Yorkshire, and is going from strength to strength.

Huddersfield based Myers Group, is a family owned business that operates companies spanning quarrying and concrete production to builders merchants and skip hire.

The business employs 350 people across Yorkshire, has a turnover of £40m and is managed by fourth generation members of the Myers family, James and Katie Berry.

James Berry, MD of Myers Group, said:

“We are delighted to have been selected to win latest ‘Shooting Star’ Award. Our new branch at Halton, Leeds is performing well and brings our Building Supplies branch total to 14, which we’re hoping to expand further with future acquisitions in due course.”

Chris Lee, Managing Director of Lucas Lee & Partners, commented:

“I’m thrilled to present this award to James and Katie. This is a family run business that has worked and developed the business servicing its customers, so much so it has acquired a business that will see it progress even further. Well done to James, Katie and all the team.”

Huddersfield Town’s Commercial Manager – Partnerships John Williams added:

“On behalf of everyone at Huddersfield Town, congratulations to The Myers Group for winning the latest ‘Shooting Star’ award.

“The Club is delighted to present this award to James, Katie and the team; this demonstrates the business is growing with the recent acquisition coupled with good business practise.

“We look forward to seeing Myers Group and all the winners from 2015 to the ‘Shooting Star’ Champion of Champions Award on Saturday 16 January at our home game v Fulham where we will announce the winner.

“Our overall winner is chosen democratically by our winners across the year, who will vote for the organisation that they feel deserves the title of 2015 Champion of Champions. The room is to be filled with SMEs and other businesses who are recognising the Shooting Stars of Huddersfield and you could be there.

“The day includes a two course meal and premier seats to watch all the action from inside our Fantastic Media Suite, which directly overlooks the John Smith’s Stadium pitch. One of the Club’s Directors will also meet with you and your guests on the day.”

Tables of 10 are priced at £450 + VAT, or individual places are also available at £45 + VAT per person.

For any further information, email john.williams@htafc.com or call 01484 484 173.