The IBA IBA - VDE approved fully insulated modern hand tools IBA - indoor and outdoor heating solutions for multiple applications IBA - range of modern finishes for any wiring accessory requirements IBA - efficent low voltage lamps to keep your customers smiling IBA - instant electric showers to enhance any home IBA - circuit protection for domestic and commercial buildings IBA - security products to keep homes and businesses safe The Independent Buyers Association (IBA) established in 1993, is one of the most respected and successful buying groups in the UK combining the purchasing power of more than 80 Electrical Wholesalers to provide cost effective buying with substantial rebates and mutual support

contact us

You are welcome to contact the IBA Head Office via the website, on e mail, by fax or by phone – see detail below. The IBA contacts are Paul Jenner, Chief Operating Officer, Pam Hardman, Finance Manager and Colleen Jackson, Office Manager.  These staff are shown below along with the IBA Executive: Sean Gilbert of 7Core in Lincoln - our Chairman; Simon Booth of ETC in Wednesbury, West Midlands - our Rebate Secretary and finally, Peter Maughan of Beacon in South Shields, our Treasurer.


IBA Staff

Pam Hardman Paul Jenner
Pam Hardman Paul Jenner Colleen Jackson  



  Dave Huggin Peter Maughan
  Simon Booth Sean Gilbert Peter Maughan



Independent Buyers Association
Centrix House
Crow Lane East
WA12 9UY

IBA Main Office
T : 01925 273 139
F : 01925 594 133
E :

IBA Finance Office
T : 01925 273 141
F : 01512 102 544
E :

Become a Member

If you are looking at ways to improve your sales and profits, then the IBA Buying Group can provide you with the following ways to help:

  • Access more Direct Accounts with manufacturers
  • Preferential discounts and payment terms
  • Excellent benefits
  • Catalogue and Trade Shows
  • Constant promotional activity

Become an IBA Member

Members List

Download a List of all our members

List of all Members (.pdf)

Become a Supplier

If you are looking to grow your business in the Independent sector, then the IBA Buying Group could be the route for you. We offer:

  • Nearly 100 branches nationwide
  • True support from a buying group run by its Members
  • Trade Shows and Catalogue opportunities
  • Excellent promotional opportunities

Become an IBA Supplier

Suppliers List

Download a List of all our Suppliers

List of all Suppliers (.pdf)