Community Projects

Here at James Burrell, we passionately care about the communities we operate in.

As a trusted independent builders merchants with a 145 year legacy across the North East, we believe that its right to give back to local people.

We help a number of community projects - including charities on an annual basis. We also support some grassroots organisations, local charities and charity campaigns each year - you may have recently seen us involved in campaigns for Movember and Children North East.


Here are our most recent sponsorships for upcoming and ongoing seasons;

  • Billingham Town FC
  • Stockton FC
  • Ossett RUFC
  • Medicals Rugby Football Club
  • Whickham FC Lionesses

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Charities of the Year 2023

We are passionate about giving back, which is why year upon year we choose two charities to represent and take part in various fundraising activities to raise much needed funds. These charities are chosen and voted for by our staff, making them extremely relatable with sometimes people even experiencing themselves the amazing work the charities do. We are delighted to announce that our charities for the year for 2023 are Mind and Prostate Cancer UK.

Mind are a mental health charity who are their to offer supportive and reliable information that can change people's lives. They empower people to understand their mental health and the choices available to them.

Prostate Cancer UK's top priority is funding research to stop prostate cancer killing men. They're investing millions to find better treatments and better tests that can spot fast-growing cancers early and could be used in a screening programme to save thousands of lives.

We'll be taking part in different fundraising events across our branches over the next year, so keep your eyes peeled and help support our fundraising mission as best you can.

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