Covers Portsmouth depot

Norway Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5FT, United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 7am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Shopping online? Set this local depot as your click & Collect location and check live local stock while browsing.

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Dale Lambourne
Depot Manager

Being the manager of the Portsmouth depot is a real privilege and I am lucky to have a great team around me. I am looking forward to the future with Covers and what we can achieve as a company.


Timber Cutting Service
Kitchen Showroom
Landscaping Showroom

Welcome to Covers Builders Merchants Portsmouth, where you’ll find all the tools and supplies you need for any building project. Our huge range of products and services suits professionals in the building trade and the casual DIYer. 

As a proudly independent, family-owned business for the last 175 years, we have an unrivalled level of passion and expertise in the building industry. Browse our impressive stock of timber and building materials online and collect in-store or visit our local Portsmouth branch with free parking. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will be on-hand to assist and advise. 

Whatever building materials you need, we’ve got you covered.



About the Covers Portsmouth Depot

Located near Hilsea Station on Norway Road, our Portsmouth depot is one of the largest timber and builder merchant depots in Hampshire. Since 1999, we have been the trusted go-to for Portsmouth building supplies. 

As in all 16 of our depots across the UK, our staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience, ready to help you get what you need. It’s this dedicated customer care and expertise that sets us apart.

Depot Manager: Dale Lambourne

Being the manager of the Portsmouth depot is a real privilege and I am lucky to have a great team around me. I am looking forward to the future with Covers and what we can achieve as a company.


Building Supplies in Our Portsmouth Depot

Timber & Panel Products

We are committed to sustainability and always make sure to stock FSC® certified TT-COC-001937 and PEFC™ certified BMT-PEFC-0086 products. You’ll find timber supplies suitable for both trade construction and casual DIY projects. And if you have more complex requirements, take advantage of our bespoke timber-cutting service.

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Building Materials

Our massive collection of materials and tools makes us the one-stop shop in Portsmouth for building supplies. Whether your project is external or internal, large-scale professional or small-scale DIY, we have high-quality materials that ensure you can complete it with confidence.

At our Portsmouth depot, you’ll find an excellent kitchen showroom space for your inspiration.

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Landscaping & Gardening Materials

View our outstanding landscaping display which lets you see the impressive scope of our landscaping and gardening materials. You’ll find inspiration for transforming any outside area with our comprehensive range of tools and supplies. 

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Stock & Delivery Information

You have the option of purchasing online and then picking up your order from our Portsmouth depot with our convenient Click and Collect service. Or, get delivery direct-to-site. Depending on stock, you can expect delivery in 7 working days.

Every Covers Builders Merchants depot is well-stocked as a standard, with over 30,000 lines included across all of our sites. But if you’re ever looking for something that our Portsmouth depot doesn’t currently have, we can easily move products from other depots for you to collect in-store or get delivered to you.


Why Choose Covers as Your Builders Merchant in Portsmouth?

• Family Independent

Unlike many other builders merchants, Covers have remained a proudly independent, family-owned company. Keeping it in the family for 175 years means we have a unique level of passion and dedication that comes through in everything we do. 


• Customer-Focused

Our commitment to close customer care is something we pride ourselves in. We value and respect our customers, whether they’re seasoned in the trade or a DIYer who needs extra advice. Our dedicated staff will always do everything they can to get you the building supplies you need. 


 • Expertise

Covers is trusted in the trade for superior-quality products and staff expertise. We are a proud Merchant Member of the BMF and ensure all staff members are trained and up-to-date. 


• Sustainability

Throughout our business, we do our best to minimise our impact on the environment. Not only do we do our best to responsibly source building materials in our Portsmouth depot, but we continually re-evaluate site efficiency and delivery management. We’re serious about ethical, sustainable practices. 

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