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About Our Store

Store History

Nibletts has been trading on this site all the way back to 1924.

Starting out as a traditional ironmongers in a single unit, the business has long since expanded into a double fronted unit and into many other areas which include Gardening, Decorating, Fuel & Housewares to become something of an instution in the town of Builth Wells.

Ran proudly by the Evans family from 1961 to 2007, they joined the Mica Cooperative of fellow independent hardware retailers in the late 1990s to enable them to compete on price and produce quality marketing to take on the growing power of out of town ’shed’ retailers.

Twenty years later and overdue retirement, the Evans’ faced the prospect of a difficult decision with no buyer for the business. However after discussions, in a first for the Mica Cooperative it was agreed the business could be sold to their fellow retailers to remain open as a retailer owned cooperative, run day to day by a local manager, thereby securing the store on the high street for the local community and continuing this great Builth Wells asset.

What do we do?

Nibletts Mica are here for our customers. You will always receive our good old-fashioned service, and if we don’t have the product you’re looking for in stock we will always try and source it for you.

We offer a range of instore services from Rug Doctor, Dulux Paint Mixing, Free Local Delivery Service, keys for you while you wait, to wallpaper books, to bottled gas exchange, and we’re very proud to be a Dulux Colour & Advice Centre too! 

We’re Experts in Our Field

We have a committed staff who have excellent product knowledge, and we’ve a long track record of excellence, having previously won Mica Retailer of the Year for Wales and been a previous finalist in the Hardware Retailer of the Year category of the National Retail Awards for the DIY Sector.

Huge Range of Products

You probably could come up with a product we don’t have instore, but it will take you a few guesses! This website has much more detail on what our store has to offer, but we offer this breakdown as a brief introduction, our product mix includes:

  • Cookware – Stellar & Prestige, pots, pans & wide range of kitchen accessories, textiles & cake decorating
  • Decorating – including Dulux & Berger emulsion paints, Cuprinol Ronseal & Sadolin woodcare, Hammerite & Plastikote, Weathershield & Sandtex exterior masonry paint
  • Electrical – Electrical accessories, a large range of light bulbs & batteries, and small domestic appliances
  • Garden – Vitax / Evergreen compost, Garden Chemicals, Pest Control plus a range of Webb & Bosch Garden power tools
  • Hand Tools – Draper / Bulldog hand tools for the home & garden, plus a wide range of accessories
  • Hardware – Full range of fixings & fastenings, Ladders, Security, Home Furnishings & Car Care
  • Housewares – Brabantia, Dylon & Addis, plus laundry products, small domestic appliances, etc...
  • Plumbing & Bathroom – for all domestic plumbing & bathroom accessory needs
  • Power Tools – A good range of Bosch, Draper power tools, plus accessories/spares to fit most brands
  • Seasonal – Bedding Plants, Gas/Electic Heating, Christmas Decorations & Lights, Garden Furniture

You can read more about all the products and services we offer on the different pages of our website, or call in / phone us today ! We’ve also included a few more photos in the picture gallery below for your interest. We hope to see you instore soon.

Images
  • Our Latest Promotional Flyer! Circa post WWII?
  • An example of our shop window display
  • Small domestic appliances, a snapshot in time!
  • Part of our paint department, our Craig & Rose range
  • A part of our cookshop department

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