Barrus invests in a new site

Barrus is investing in a new facility in Bicester
Barrus is investing in a new facility in Bicester
Barrus is expanding into a new 17.5 acre site
Barrus is expanding into a new 17.5 acre site
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E P Barrus is to invest in a new facility as it continues to expand and take on the distribution of additional brands.

The company, that entered the UK marine equipment distribution arena last year, is due to expand into a new 17.5-acre site in Bicester in November 2019 while continuing to grow production and specialist services on its existing site, also in Bicester.

“Since we set up our marine equipment division last year we’ve taken on 20 new brands including Telemax, Barton, Besto, Glomex, International and Navico that have joined us in part due to our customer service and established partnerships,” explained Ben Allen, Barrus general manager, marine division.

“Our growth has been very fast paced and we’re in a very strong position; we continue to increase resources and strengthen the team with additional technical resources  to support its growing market share.”


The new site will have an additional 216,000 sq ft of  warehousing with planning permission with a view to building new offices, a training facility and eventually relocating all operations on the one site.

Barrus has been trading for more than 100 years and has an in-house merchandising team backed up by representatives from the SailForce sales team.

In addition to its marine equipment division, Barrus represents Yanmar, Shire and John Deere diesel inboard engines, Mariner and Mercury outboard engines and Quicksilver inflatable boats and has a dedicated lawn and garden, industrial and vehicle divisions.

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