Doyles Home Timber and Hardware is located at
Our main site comprises over 10,000 square
metres with the Trade and Retail areas occupying over 2000
square metres under cover.
The company is family owned and we are one of
more than 240 Home Hardware owner operated stores, in Australia.
Through this association with Home Hardware we are able to
access the buying power of John Danks and Son Pty Ltd, the
oldest, and one of the largest and most progressive hardware
suppliers, in Australia.
Doyles Home Timber & Hardware employs in excess
of thirty well trained staff, all of whom are committed to
providing excellence in their respective areas of service. We
endeavour to ensure that appropriately trained staff are
available to provide product advice and technical expertise in
all areas of the store every day of our six day trading week.
To facilitate the prompt delivery of goods the
company currently operates a fleet of four delivery trucks full
time. Our stock base is maintained by a "state of the art" IT
system thereby ensuring a continued supply of core stocks to
both Trade and Retail customers alike.
Doyles Home Timber and Hardware is committed to providing
excellence in all areas of it's business to ensure that our
customers at all times have the best in competitive pricing,
sales and service.
History of Doyles Pty Ltd
John Doyle was a pioneer of the timber industry in the Mary
Valley and built his first mill at Upper Kandanga in 1899. This
mill was cutting Qld hoop pine, drawn by bullock teams from the
surrounding scrub. He later operated mills at Imbil, Pomona and
John Doyle died in 1939.
1935 John Doyle purchased a firewood mill in Kedron Avenue
beside the railway station and Doyles Pty Ltd was founded. A
forestry license was purchased and the mill cut natural hoop
pine logs railed in from areas in South East Queensland.
John Doyle's son in law, Roy Burnett, came down from Upper
Kandanga in 1938 to manage the Mitchelton yard and was involved
until he slowly eased out of the business 50 years later. Over
the years, more land was purchased in Kedron Avenue and the
business supplied a lot of the hardwood and pine used in the
building of houses in the area.
Roy's son, Laurence, joined the company in 1958 then another
son, Clyde, in 1965. The company expanded the range into
hardware and sheeting to service the needs of a growing
tradesman and home handyman market.
In 1986, a timber drive-through was built (One of the first
In 1987, Laurence's son, Mark, commenced in the business and
in 1993 the timber and hardware group Home was launched.
The business now trades under the name of Doyles Home Timber
& Hardware and is still totally owned within the family.
are proud as a fourth generation business to see our market
growing and our aim is to maintain a personal service to our
customers and the local community.