At A J Philpott and Sons we have been in the business of supplying architectural ironmongery to builders, joiners and shop fitters for over 80 years. We still consider ourselves a traditional ironmonger’s shop. With thousands of products in stock and many more available on next day delivery. We set a high priority on good service and customer satisfaction. You can count on our many years of experience to help find a solution to your ironmongery requirements. Sourcing the right products can cost you time and money. That’s why we have a huge range of building and maintenance products, giving you the biggest choice and best prices for all your ironmongery requirements. A one stop shop that we promise you great value and unbeatable service

We know ironmongery inside out, so if you have a technical question, compliance query or need help sourcing the right product, our dedicated team are here to support you. We’ll even keep you up to date with changing standards and legislation.


Our  knowledgeable and helpful staff are able to use their experience to provide replacement locks. If we haven’t got the product in our vast stock we can often order the product in for next day delivery so allowing a quick solution to the problem. In door furniture we keep a range of Carlisle brass products in stock in chrome brass and satin handles lock and latch handles but can also order from the extensive catalogue of Carlisle Brass and Heritage Brass all good quality brass, bronze and chrome handles.

When your uPVC door lock breaks down we can help find replacement uPVC door locks, euro cylinders and espagnolette locks. AGB, Asguard,  Avocet,  ERA, Ferco, FUHR , Fullex GU, KFV, Lockmaster, MACO, Mila, Millenco, Roto and Winkhous, With a range of Hoppe handles to repair or replace on your plastic door.

Chubb, Union, Yale and ERA products all in stock for you to take away with you. Whether you are looking for a standard 5 lever sash lock for your front door, or a rim lock for your shed we can help. We keep many standard products on the shelf and can order non specific items. We keep 5 lever, 3 lever and 2 lever union locks in 63mm and 75mm in brass and chrome. Union locks we find pProvide quality and reliability that meet our customers’ needs. We also keep an economical range if you are on a tighter budget.

Other brands we can supply are Assa, Asec, Sterling, Mila, WInkhous, Avocet, Chubb, Fullex, Simplex, Codelock, Briton, Henderson, Davenport Burgess, Lowe & Fletcher, Ingersoll Rand and Legge.

Door furniture


We keep a range of Carlisle Brass products in stock in chrome brass and satin handles lock and latch handles but can also order from the extensive catalogue of Carlisle Brass, Dale Hardware and Heritage Brass all good quality brass and chrome handles.

We have many other suppliers and can often source very obscure products if you require a specific item from a range.

We keep hinges in brass, chrome, steel, zinc plated, brass plated and black for interior and exterior doors. As well as tee hinges for a more traditional look. We keep   in stock wrought iron hardware supplied by Ludlow Foundries and have found them to be a highly reliable traditional product.


One of the things our customers appreciate most is buying screws and fixings in quantities specific to their needs.  You can come in and just buy 10 screws at a reasonable price.  However we also sell in box quantities if that is your requirement .

In screws we sell Spax, Reisser, and a budget pozi drive countersunk zinc plated in sizes from as small as 12mm up to 150mm or ½” -6” for those who don’t use metric.  Allowing us to cater for all needs and budgets. Drywall screws for plaster boarding in box quantities.

We have found concrete screws for frame fixing and use in plastic window installation have become very popular in recent years, as they are extremely easy to use. We also stock sleeved frame fixings in 8mm and 10mm. As well as more traditional rawlbolts and thrubolts.  

Nails are either pre packaged in 1 kg tubs or 25kg boxes for the trade use. 25mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, 125mm 150mm, in round head, oval brad, lost head, clout nails, galvanized, annular ring shank. We stock a range of masonry nails from 25mm up to 100mm.



The Evostick brand have stood the test of time and are tried and trusted by millions of DIY and professional users around the world. Evostick product offerings are relied upon every day to consistently deliver superior performance and high quality results.

Evostik is a household name and for the past 30 years we have kept Evostik silicones and adhesives. So whether you require a single tube or a box quantity we have it on the shelf for you to collect today. Evostick manufactures many different forms of building and DIY adhesives. We have found recently that Everbuild provide an economical alternative.

The following list contains all the adhesives from the various suppliers. 

  • No Nails,
  • Gripfill,
  • Serious Stuff,
  • Decorators Filler,
  • Flexible Frame Mastic,
  • Cempolatex floor levelling compound,
  • Floor Level and Fill,
  • Wall tile adhesive,
  • Tile and Grout,
  • Waterproof floor tile adhesive,
  • Flooring adhesive,
  • Resin W,
  • Waterproof Resin W,
  • Mitre Fix,
  • Gorilla Glue,
  • Gator Glue,
  • PVA glue,
  • Impact Adhesive,
  • Contact adhesive,
  • Time Bond, 528,
  • Flashband,
  • Primer,
  • Denso tape,
  • Aluminum tape.
  • Fire Foam,
  • Gun Foam,
  • Foam Cleaner,
  • Anchorset,
  • Black Jack Flashing,
  • Bitumen,
  • Roof Felt Adhesive.


Fred Duncombe hardware

The Duncombe range of building hardware offers bolts, latches, pulleys, door handles, hasp and Staples and many more items manufactured to high standards in the UK, with over 60 years experience the Duncombe range is known all over the world and has been often imitated but rarely surpassed on price and quality.

The range includes, Hook and Band hinges, Garage Door holders, Tower Bolts, locking Brenton Bolts, Hasp and Staples, Chain Bolts and a range of pulleys.



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Stoke on Trent
Staffs ST4 2HA


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