How to open a trade account

Thinking about opening an account with Elliotts? You’re in good company!


Over the years our materials have helped thousands of professional builders and DIY enthusiasts.


You’ll find all your building essentials in our branches and experts are at hand to arrange bespoke orders or bulk deliveries direct to site. 


If you’re regularly buying building materials we recommend opening an account.


Why open a trade account?

By signing up for a trade cash or credit account, you'll get benefits that include:




Preferential pricing

Product offers

Online access to your orders, quotations and PODs

Make payments online

Agreed credit limit with option to pay later*


Cash account

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Credit account

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*Subject to credit checks. Full terms & conditions can be found on the credit account application form.


How do I open a cash or credit account?

It’s really quick and easy to open a cash account:

  1. Just pop in to your local branch (or give them a call
  2. We’ll take a few details (make sure you bring a proof of identity)
  3. You’re good to go!


If you want to apply for a credit account, ask your local branch for an application form or contact our credit team.


Do I have to open a trade account to shop with you?

No. We’re open to everyone and there’s no need to open an account.

If you’d rather just pay as you go, that’s absolutely fine!


I have an account with Elliotts, how do I sign up to access my order history online?

Signing up for “MyAccount” is quick and easy, just click here.


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