WJ Scarlett

your builder’s merchant for almost 100 years.

About Us

WJ Scarlett is one of Northern Ireland’s leading independent builders merchants, supplying commercial and industrial businesses, and private vendors for almost 100 years.

Since 1934, WJ Scarlett has been an independent, family run builders merchant in Northern Ireland. Based in Ballyclare, three generations of WJ Scarlett have been meeting customers’ unique needs and requirements with a wide range of high-quality building services. Providing wholesale and a huge supply of goods and specialist services, no project is too big or too small. 

What we Do


Our timber yard has top quality, sustainable lumber for construction, landscaping and decoration. Cutting, planing and some treatments are carried out onsite by our timber specialists and we offer delivery to your chosen location. 


We offer a huge range of masonry products, facing bricks, concrete blocks, cement bags, flagstones, paving stones, wall rendering, roof tiles and slates. All of our masonry products are available in various qualities for delivery to your site. We also stock top quality masonry products from Tobermore Paving.



Interior doors, solid wood and hollow core, flooring from Kainols, Kronotex, Phloor, Whiteriver and Wiparqueand installed by our recommended fitters, and hardware, for any interior project. WJ Scarlett now has a great range of wood burning stoves, from top brands such as; ATC, Bilberry, Henley, Amazon Stoves and Mourne, fully installed by our experts. We also offer a FREE call out service with valuation and quote for our wood burning stoves. 

Bespoke Applications

Bespoke fencing, brick and stones walling, paving from Tobermore Paving and gravel, foundational landscaping, sand and compost, underground plumbing supplies, we have everything you need for your landscaping project. We also stock big name pressure washing solutions from Hozelock, including accessories. Visit our lumber yard today and browse everything we have to offer. Whether you are looking for something specific or for inspiration, we have what you need to build your vision.

No project is too big or too small, whether you are a tradesperson or your passion is DIY, we have everything you need, all under one roof. Even if you need a specialist product, we can do our very best to get it for you.


If you are a tradesperson, we have everything you need all under one roof. From materials to hardware and equipment. We stock tools from Hikoki, Jefferson and Stanley; hand drills, hammer drills, sanders, welding equipment, saws, mixers and much more. We also supply the maintenance supplies and replacement parts, including; chains and oils. We have a range of safety and personal protective equipment in various sizes and styles to suit the job.


If you are carrying out that much needed DIY project we have an array of specialist equipment, tools and materials, at competitive prices in store. If you are doing your own construction or extending your home, not only can we offer you all the material and equipment required but we can also offer you specialist advice and guidance about what you need and how to go about completing your project. We stock hardware and accessories for your project even if you’re replacing a lightswitch or a door handle, and if we don’t have exactly what you need in store we can order it for you.


Helpful and good stock of building supplies

Michael Craig

Best builders merchants in the country very helpful with a good selection of products and if they haven't got it they will get you it

Jacky McIlroy

Excellent builders supplier in Ballyclare will deliver materials to your location no problem

Hartley Smith

Friendly helpful staff with humour and on hand to assist with your needs...well priced and will go the extra mile to help

Lorraine Murphy

Very efficient and friendly staff

Billy Hinton