Half Year Results 

Grafton boosted by new homes

Grafton boosted by new homes

New housebuilding was the main driver behind a strong first-half performance from building materials supplier Grafton (GFTU). Around 90 per cent of group revenue comes from merchanting business in the UK, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands, with a 2.6 per cent rise in like-for-like sales driven by strong growth in Ireland offset slightly by weakness in the Belgian market.

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