“I am retiring after over 33 years and I would just like to thank the whole of your team for all the help you guys have given myself & the company over the years I have been dealing with you. The support given by ACORN has been superb, i've lost count of the times you have gone out of your way to supply components on a short time scale. Its been a pleasure working with your team.”
Holding the largest stocks of engineering products in the North East and with an enthusiastic team with a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of bearings, belts, chain and engineering products defines our Regional Distribution Centre in Washington.
Stewart Gordon, branch manager for ACORN® North East boasts about his team’s roots in the engineering industry stating, “With 125 years of knowledge and experience between us, we pride ourselves on our product knowledge, technical expertise and the ability to provide immediate response to our customers’ requirements. We have wide-ranging experience in servicing all aspects of Industry in the area and have worked extensively in the paper & printing Industry, as well as recycling plants, engineering workshops, packaging manufacturers and the food & beverage Industry in general.”
In addition to massive stocks, good product knowledge, lots of experience and a high level technical expertise is what makes ACORN North East stand out. Call our knowledgeable sales team now on 0191 417 8899, or simply collect your bearings, pulleys and belts, chains and sprockets etc. today.ACORN North East are ideally situated for customers in Washington, being near to the major A1(M) & A19 roads and cover all areas of North East England, from the Borders down to Teesside, including the counties of Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Teesside. All major towns and cities are serviced including Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, Washington, Middlesbrough and all surrounding areas.
Ask about our local delivery service which is available for account holding customers.
Meet the team
Stewart Gordon Branch Manager
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Stewart has been in the industry for,..well...forever. He has emence knowledge of engineering components and can get any product you need.
Married with three grown up children, Stewart enjoys running (slowly!) 3 times a week, along with a life long love/hate relationship with Newcastle United (despite Mike Ashley) and city breaks with his wife.
Dave Smith Assistant Manager
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
With 20 years experience in the bearing trade, Dave is married with 2 children and enjoys watching football, darts, socialising and caravanning.
Kenny McAllister Business Development Manager
Kenny was born in Glasgow and moved to the North East 25 years ago. He has been involved with the engineering industry since leaving school in 1979. Kenny is married with 2 grownup children and has 3 grandchildren who are both his joy and his hobby!
Simon Garrity Warehouse Operative
Employee of The Month
Simon joined ACORN in 2016 as the branches storeman. He is a married dad of four, loves Newcastle United (for his sins!) and spending time with his family, not necessarily in that order!
Martin Newton ERP Systems Administrator
Martin has been in the industry since 1989 and has been with ACORN since GT Bearings was taken over by Acorn in February 2005. He is very much a family man, spending most of his time with his wife and kids. Martin also enjoys the outdoors and has 3 dogs which enables him to escape the madness of living with 3 females!
Tracey Cullen Sales Advisor
Margaret Fenwick Sales Advisor
Christmas opening hours
Christmas Eve: Open 8:30am - 1pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed
27th December: Open 9am - 3pm
28 & 29th December: Closed
30th December: Open 9am - 3pm
New Years Eve: Open 9am - 1pm
New Years Day: Closed
2nd January: Business as usual
Urgent requirement? Out of hours number: 0191 417 8899*
*Please Note: A charge may be incurred if you require an item urgently - Please ask about charges for our out of hours service when calling.
Normal opening times:
|Mon||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Tue||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Wed||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Thu||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Fri||8:00am - 5:00pm|
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Tel: 0191 417 8899
We offer an Out of Hours service for all enquiries outside our normal working hours. Please Note: A charge may be incurred if you require an item urgently - Please ask about charges for our out of hours service when calling.