About Us (Timeline)

We Do What We Know

Founded in 1953, Nordstroms are now the largest independent family owned timber merchants in the City of Sunderland, offering quality products and services to the trade and general public throughout the north east.

All our products are of excellent quality at highly competitive prices and along with our team who have over 250 combined years of service and product knowledge can provide you with a one stop shop for all your timber needs.

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Our Story

1953
1953

Established in 1953

Established in 1953

Nordstrom Timber was established in 1953 by Herman Nordstrom as a small building supplies business

1958
1958

Alan joined in 1958

Alan joined in 1958

Herman was joined by his son Alan in 1958

1972
1972

New premised needed

By 1972 the business had grown and moved to new premises, the old Glaholm & Robson rope works on Hendon Road

1980
1980

Expanding into new areas

Expanding into new areas

Nordstroms continued to grow and expand into other areas, during the 80’s they extended to provide a large kitchen and door showroom

2016
2016

Moving to new premised

By 2016 the business had grown so much that new premises were again needed, and the business relocated to their current home at Woodbine Street

Turning it from this…

2016

To where we are today…

Complete with an on-site joinery shop, full size show home showcasing the range of products we have .

Our Environmental Policy

Here at Nordstrom Timber, we recognise that we have a responsibility to the environment, our customers, our suppliers and our staff to base our commercial activities on well-managed and sustainable forests.