Family owned and operating since 1932

81 High St, Rochester, ME1 1LX Directions

   Open today 09:00 - 17:00

Why Choose Us?

No Job Too Small
Local Business
High Quality

Business overview

Small family run hardware shop. With all the things you can possibly need. We also offer a Key Cutting Service, Sharpening Service Lock Smith Service and a Laser Cutting Service.

We are a traditional UK family run Tool Shop in Medway Kent, formerly known as Alan G Smith (Gravesend) Ltd, centred in the heart of historic Rochester High Street.

We cover a wide range of products and between us have more than seventy years of experience so come and visit us and be transported back in time, we are always happy to help, and with over 26,000 lines we are sure to have something to interest you, including DIY and Woodworking HandTools, with well known suppliers Stanley and Ceka among them, also a range precision mini pliers, silver solder etc ideal for use in jewellery making and working on electronics.

We have been a centre of excellence for Swiss Army Knives and Multi tools for three years and a long-standing member of the British Hardware Association. We deal with many big name brands, including Bosch, Dewalt, and Black & Decker power tools and accessories and some lesser known brands such as Einhell and Ryobi .Proxxon, which specialise in electric tools and accessories designed for the model making enthusiast.

We also stock a wide range of hardware and ironmongory , fixtures and fittings such as door furniture including Brass, Chrome, and Wrought Iron.We are also suppliers of a wide range of wood finishing and metal polishing products, so you see there are lots of reasons to pay us a visit, we look forward to greeting you!!!!

We also offer Dormer Drill bits at very discounted prices for box qtys. And the must for every builder the BERTOOL profile pegs, equally enticing for all the builders out there are our heavily discounted Marshalltown brick trowels, london and Philidelphia pattern. We also carry a variety of powertool spares for some of the older models of Bosch and Black & Decker as well as current models.

We pride ourselves on our customer service and will always try to get for you any items that we do not keep even if not really in our range , the customer always remains our priority...


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Products & Services

Knife sharpening

bolts and nuts

Laser Cutting

Angle Grinders

Carving Tools

Cordless Power Tools

Cutting Tools

Drill Bits


Garden Tools

Hardware Stores

Power Tool Spares

Power Tools

Precision Tools

Saw Blades


Sharpening Services


Tool Sharpening


Woodworking Tools




a real gem of a shop old fashioned service nothing to much trouble ,fork candles is alive and well
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