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About Us


The Gillman family has been in the electrical and gas appliance business for over 40 years. D.A.D, now the biggest element of our business, was formed in 1992 after the family identified the need to give independent retailers an improved and more efficient service.

The continued successful development and growth of D.A.D is thanks to our flexibility, product knowledge, and understanding of the industry and relationship with major manufacturers to give you, our customer, the best possible service and the most competitive prices. Within this fast and ever-changing industry D.A.D. can provide the best selling products at the right price at the right time.

Why Choose D.A.D?

D.A.D is a major distributor of domestic appliances and consumer electronic goods throughout the UK. Based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, we operate from a large, modern warehouse and are recognized as a significant, reputable and established trade outlet to independent electrical retailers, kitchen specialists, national multiples, house builders, developers and internet websites.

Our new huge warehouse enables us to carry all major household brand names at substantial stock levels enabling an adaptable and quick delivery service.

Our comprehensively trained staff are able to discuss the latest product ranges and help you secure the items you require and organize delivery without fuss or delay.

Our experienced customer service, telesales and regional sales managers endeavor to become long-term business partners with our customers by providing top class reliable service, technical expertise, product value and quality plus outstanding competitive prices.


Our 200,000 sq ft facility for major appliances plus further storage for small appliances and consumer electronics goods is large enough to ensure you have continuity of supply.

DAD Delivery Fleet

Our own delivery fleet is both flexible and large enough to cope with all demands. Our highly trained drivers are accustomed to handling our huge range of products and all our vehicles are equipped with mobile phones.

Nationwide Delivery

We deliver throughout England, Wales and Scotland to a scheduled timetable. (Offshore deliveries by prior arrangement)


Our telesales operators have followed a detailed training programme enabling them to help you with any product, delivery or service enquiry.

Customer services

We send you regular monthly special offer booklets that include up to the minute offers and, when available, end of line models at fantastic prices. In addition, using our current monthly offers, we supply you with your own un-priced 'Shop Floor Specials' which enables you to use the special offers booklet to show to your customers along with your own retail prices if you wish to incorporate them – a popular innovation from D.A.D.

We also provide you with frequent supplementary 'promotional flyers' plus, we publish a regular high quality product and price catalogue giving 'at a glance' comprehensive information.

Additionally we are able to help you obtain point of sale materials via suppliers and manufacturers to help you enhance your in store offer to your customers.

Customer collections

Our warehouse is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday to help you obtain any product that is urgently required.

A family business

We understand the pressures of running your own business and strive to build long-term relationships with business partners.

Going the distance...

We have a large modern fleet of delivery vehicles ranging from 7.5 ton trucks to 40ft trailers. Our professional and experienced drivers are specialist movers of domestic appliances and are equipped with mobile phones, so they can be contacted quickly if the need arises. For an easier and quicker service, allowing us to keep our prices lower than the competition, all deliveries throughout England, Wales and Scotland are on a scheduled timetable from our central warehouse in Tewkesbury.

Stock Support

We deliver only the best, top quality manufacturers’ brands, with our core range always in stock – so you know we have the products in depth and can deliver them fast and efficiently.

"The D.A.D. Team is excellent – they're friendly, professional and experienced. It's great to know that you have a point of contact with someone who really knows what they are talking about."


Domestic Appliance Distributors. John Gillman & Sons (Electrical) Ltd. is registered in England and Wales no.1670406, VAT Registration No.135592405. The registered office is Mercia Road, St Oswalds Road, Gloucester. GL1 2SG

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