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Do You Know Where Our Plumbing Range Comes From?

Do You Know Where Our Plumbing Range Comes From?

At Nu Trend we pride ourselves not only on our quality workmanship but also on only using suppliers that stock the best quality fittings, fixtures and materials.

One such provider is Bretts Trade – supplying us with high quality bathroom, kitchen and laundry fittings and fixtures. For over a century Bretts has been part of the Queensland building industry, making them a trade plumbing supplier we can totally rely on. The experience and knowledge they have built up over the years helps them to offer builders and tradespeople comprehensive and sound advice.

A business that has been operating since 1912, Bretts understands the true value of building solid and lasting relationships within the local community. They contribute to the wider community by providing sponsorship and regular support to local schools. This aligns with our business ethics at Nu Trend Quality Homes, where we also sponsor schools within our building communities and neighbourhoods.

Bretts Trade stocks industry-leading brands of tapware, toilets, baths, basins, bathroom fixtures and fittings as well as state-of-the-art kitchen plumbing supplies. Basin, sink, bath and shower mixers – countertop and inset bathroom basins – inset or freestanding baths – toilet suites – bathroom and toilet railings – kitchen sinks and laundry tubs – all sleek, modern, attractive fittings that tie in perfectly with Nu Trend’s impressive house and home designs.

To view Bretts range of high quality plumbing supplies and accessories visit their website.

Interesting Facts from Bretts 100 Year History

1912

Brisbane Sawmills established at Newmarket Road, Windsor.

1921

Brisbane Sawmills is purchased by BC Brett & Co and adjoining land is acquired to house the new Hoop Pine mill.

1929

Bretts Wharf is constructed and the first vessel, the 11,628 oil tanker MV Australia, docks.

1942

Within days of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour; Bretts Wharf is requisitioned by the US Army and not returned to the company until 1946.

1949

Bretts Timber Agencies Pty Ltd established a warehouse in Sydney to wholesale the growing range of Bretts manufactured timber products in the southern states.

1966

Bretts installed the largest and most advanced Plywood manufacturing machinery in Australia at a cost of over $350,000.

1974

Flooding inundated large parts of the Windsor property incurring over half a million dollars’ worth of damage, as well as massive damage to South Brisbane hardware store.

1993

Bretts Wharf closed and construction commences for redevelopment into multi residential facility.

2007

Bretts Frame & Truss established. Bretts Architectural showroom established to provide Brisbane with it’s only complete Architectural product selection centre.

2013

All manufacturing businesses are relocated to one significant site at Geebung. Bretts celebrates 100 years in operation..

2018

Bretts purchase Hudsons Building Supplies at 69 Cavendish Road Coorparoo, making the total number of trade stores 7 including the dedicated plumbing supply business at Narangba.

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