You name it, we'll get it!
You name it, we'll get it!

Business hours

We are open for business during the following times:



Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30
Closed weekends and Public Holidays

Public Trade Counter Closed until further notice

We are still open, click the tab above named "Coronavirus" for further details regarding ordering, deliveries, collections and our most recent updates.


If you are viewing via mobile, the navigation to the page may look like a 3 horizontal bar icon at the top of this page.

This will reveal a dropdown where the tab will be an option to click.


Weather Alert!-Snow and Ice possible 16/01/21-17/01/21

Due to the forecast extreme weather conditions, the Met Office has issued snow and/or ice alerts, across 10 regions, for Saturday 16th January from 3am through until 9pm

To determine the threat of ice and/or snow to your local area or for those areas that you may be travelling to/from, visit the

Met Office's Weather Warning Service >

Large White De-Icing Salt Bags In Stock and Available for delivery

With the weather warning of snow and ice expected over the next 24 hours, we have large packs of white de-icing salt in stock for delivery. Call our office for pricing and availability now to keep those paths and driveways clear.

Bags are approximately 20-25kg and can be purchased individually. 

The advantage of white de-icing sale over brown rock salt is that it does not leave any muddy brown residue and is a cleaner alternative.

Quote Part No: PVSP3049

Bluecol Premium Ice Scrapers

This is the ultimate ice scraper - sturdy and robust with a padded handle for a warm feel

  • Large, robust design
  • Ensures long lasting use with a non-flexible handle
  • Perfect for removing thick ice and snow from your vehicle without damage
  • Ergonomic, padded grip for extra comfort
  • Quote Part No: PVSP3631


CarPlan Blue Star De-Icer 500ml  Trigger Bottles

CarPlan Blue Star de-icer designed to melt ice fast on vehicle windscreens leaving a clear ice and streak-free finish. the de-icer operates down to -15 deg C



  • Easy to use trigger spray
  • Superior de-icing properties
  • Fast acting leaving a bright streak free finish
  • Does not contain harsh chemicals


Remove any heavy deposits of snow. direct spray close to the windscreen starting at the top, moving across and working downward holing the spray in an upright position. When the ice melts remove the slush with the windscreen wipers.

Quote Part No: PVSP059

The ever poplular amazing versatile Engineer's Wipe is available again.


We have multiple price breaks avaialable.


Contact our Sales team with your requirements and to request a quotation.

Top Offers In Sanitsers

New Limited Stocks Aquired

We have been fortunate to acquire a limited amount of stock of the following hand sanitisers.


Local delivery is free, any courier dispatch charges will be quoted at the time of ordering and will be charged at cost.


As the stock is very limited, each order will be processed on a first come first served basis.


Please contact our offices with your requirements on

0161 865 1086 Option 2 when asked and quote our codes as indicated in each product image.


250ml First Thing Hand Sanitiser 70% Alcohol

This hand sanitiser has a 70% Alcohol Formulation and is available in 250ml screw cap bottles.

Each 250ml bottle is £6.00 nett.


100ml Sanione Hand Sanitser Anitibacterial Gel 70% Alcohol

This hand sanitiser has a 70% Alcohol Formulation and is available in 100ml flip cap bottle.

Effective against viruses & 99.9% of germs without water.

Each 100ml bottle is £3.80 nett.

Safecontractor Accredited


Under the Safecontractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice. Those companies meeting the high standard are included on a database, which is accessible to registered users only via a website. 


Over 210 major, nation-wide businesses, from several key sectors, have signed up to use the scheme when selecting contractors for services such as building, cleaning, maintenance, refurbishment or electrical and mechanical work.

We are suppliers of:

Fasteners & Fixings
Power Tools
Hand Tools & Measuring Equipment
Cutting Tools
Packaging Products
Adhesives & Sealants
Fluids & Lubricants
Janitorial Products
Tool sharpening
Winter Season Products
Rock & De-Icing Salt 
Premium Ice Scrapers
Thermal Clothing

Contact the office for

more details



We are updating...

For the last few years we have undertaken a refurbishment program not only at our premises but also to our systems and processes.

This has helped us along the path of streamlining what we do and how we do it. 

The program will continue, with future improvments to be rolled out in order to help us provide an enhanced service to all of our customers, suppliers and staff.


This new website is a work in progress and changes will be ongoing as we continue to implement new features.


All of our contact information, numbers and email address can be found via the Contact Us page.

Searching & Finding the Best Prices for our customers is where we start.

About Us

We are a well-established engineers merchants company in Manchester

and have wide-ranging experience in providing quality products and services at competetive prices and excellent customer service.


We offer free local delivery via our own transport, and also service the entire country with next day and sameday delivereies where possible.


Our customers range from International Corporations to 'one man bands' in areas including manufacturing, maintenance, construction and the DIY markets.


With our Trade Counter we welcome both trade and public enquiries with smaller domestic requirements.***Please see the most recent updates on our Coronavirus page.


We feel sure that you will be more than satisifed with our performance and prices, so please contact us with any requirements you may have.


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Trade Counter closed until further notice. In the light of the ongoing coronavirus developments, we have taken the decision to close our Trade Counter to the public to help protect all concerned. Deliveries In and Out are continuing as normal. For Trade Collections, visit our Coronavirus page for best guidance.

New Phone System


Our new and improved phone system is now live. When you call us on our regular number, you will be greeted with 6 options in order to direct your call more efficiently.


1-Trade Counter

2-Sales Dept.

3-Customer Services

4-Sales Accounts

5-Purchase Accounts

6-Purchasing Dept.


We now have a new eFax number where your fax will be received by us as an email. Please update your records with 


UK +44 872 352 0026


Please note the old number has been discontinued.


We are located at:

W H Povoas Limited

Radnor Street



M32 8LP

Contact us today!

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:


+44 161 865 1086+44 161 865 1086

eFax: +44 0872 352 0026



Or use our contact form.

Ebay Shop

Try our Ebay Shop for warehouse clearance offers on surplus stock.


The Shop is back from it's holiday and is again open.

Get social with us.

Quality Brands

It's easy, click to visit any of the suppliers below, find the goods you need then contact our sales team for a quotation. 

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