Hardware & General

Celebrating 50 years of service to the building industry Five decades ago Walter MacGregor was dubbed the ‘Pittwater Pioneer’. Since then he has employed, literally, thousands of people in a successful and expanding business. The 88-year-old admits he’s proud of this but, for him, gratitude is the most important message on the celebration of Hardware […]

Griffith H Hardware

Get the right stuff! About 12 years ago Aaron Stefanin, a young builder, joined a small truss and frame operation in Griffith as their manager. A mere six months later Aaron owned the struggling business. His first employee was another builder and friend, Nathan Brand, and together in a small 18 x 18m shed they […]

Peninsula Timbers

Setting up to semi-retire, owners John and Barbara ensure their business is in good hands Peninsula Timbers commenced trading in 1983 when John and Barbara Reid bought a long-established timber yard in Narrabeen Road, Narrabeen from the Eaton family. As John remembers “We borrowed everything and bought the land, and the business lock, stock and […]