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David McGee
Unit 4, 10 Front Street , Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 5HN
Tel/Fax: 01661 830 413

Introduction
Welcome to Arthur McGee DIY, a family run business in the heart of Prudhoe, Northumberland. With over 40 years combined experience our staff provide a warm welcome and a friendly informative service on all aspects of DIY home and garden maintenance.

We stock thousands of quality brand names all at competitive prices, we'll even deliver some of those larger items free within the Prudhoe and surrounding area.

Opening Hours

Mon - Sat
9:00 -
5:00 PM
Sun  
9:00 -
1:00 PM

FREE Delivery
We offer free delivery to the local and surrounding area.

Year Round Special Offers
3 Bags of JAB Multipurpose Compost 60 Litre only £12.00.

Not in Stock?
If the item you want is not in stock we'll get it for you.

Hard to Find Items
Customers are often surprised that we stock items that can't be found in some of the larger superstores. We are often described as a true DIY Aladdin's cave!

Equipment Hire
The following equipment is available for hire:

  • Hagerty Industrial Carpet Cleaner
  • De - Humidifier
  • Steam Stripper
  • Electric Tile Cutter
  • Drain Rods
  • Power Tools
    • SDS Drill
    • Belt Sander
    • Jigsaw
    • Sander
    • Angle Grinder
    • Mitre Saw

Seasonal Stocks
We sell fireworks every year from 15th October to 7th of November and in the week from Christmas to New Year.

Our Christmas store (open from mid October) has a huge range of indoor and outdoor Christmas trees and lights.

History - A True Family Business
A McGee DIY was founded in 1994 by Arthur McGee, a time served electrician of some 20 years, moving to premises at 22 Front Street Prudhoe.

In its early years Arthur managed to keep his business going by continuing his electrical contracting business and helping his staff (1 person) as and when required. In fact this was a real family concern; his Nephew Craig was managing the day to day running while wife Mary, Son David and Mother Myra would help out at weekends and holidays.

As the business gradually grew Arthur began to look for alternative premises and in 1997 he moved the shop to its current location at 10 Front Street. There the business remained gradually growing and expanding its many stock lines until it became necessary to lease the rear building behind for stock storage and ultimately to become the successful garden and Christmas departments of A McGee.

In September 2005 Arthur decided to pass the business on to his son David and 2009 saw further growth as Unit 2, 10 Front Street was acquired, enabling us to move our garden shop and Christmas department right next door to our main shop at Unit 4. This period of sustained growth saw further developments when in April 2012 Unit 1 became available, enabling us to split our business between Units 1 and 4 at 10 Front Street.

The new shop at Unit 1 became the focus for our housewares and cookshop leaving Unit 4 to concentrate on DIY and gardening.

Our ever successful Christmas department is now housed in Unit 1 from October to December.

A McGee

Cookshop and Housewares Association Member