Over 90 years experience

We've been operating since 1929!

32,000 Products

Available in store

After Sales Support

Our team have the knowledge to support you.

Free Parking

Free onsite parking, while in store, for our customers.

Charles Dickens Hardware & DIY Store.

Here at Charles Dickens Hardware and DIY Store you will find an immense range of tools, equipment and accessories aimed towards your home DIY, garden, trade and industrial needs. We stock over 32,000 products so we are bound to have the item you're after!

We have two large hardware stores based in Hartlepool, Spennymoor near Newcastle, Darlington and Middlesbrough. We offer free car parking to customers and our Hartlepool Store is now open 7 days a week.

We are fully stocked and kitted out with everything you will possibly need, from power tools to protective work wear supplies. We try to cater for all your home DIY needs, as well as trade jobs on a much larger scale, which is why we offer a huge selection of hand and power tools to smaller bathroom and garden accessories.

If you’re after a particular item or have a query then please feel free to visit us in store or call our dedicated teams on 01429 273 134 (Hartlepool) or 01388 420 080 (Spennymoor).

Work Clothes To Go

Full embroidery service available in store.

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"Good local store for DIY goods and services. Some usual items and tools that you would find difficult to aquire in larger retail chains. Good prices as well. Support your local merchants to keep money local."
Andrew Robson
"Helpful staff. Always have what I need."
Jeremy Walpole
"Everything you could ever need for DIY in one place, reasonably priced with friendly service"
Steve Smith

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