Formbar Limited

The Cart Shed, Manor Farm Court Yard
West Hagbourne
Didcot

OX11 0ND

  • Trading from 2005 so Celebrating 10 years in 2015
  • High quality products in stock from EU Factories
  • Great customer service for all
  • Trading from 2005 so Celebrating 10 years in 2015
  • High quality products in stock from EU Factories
  • Great customer service for all
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  • Glee 2019

    Glee 2019

    Formbar are very pleased to back at Glee this year to meet with the garden centre buyers looking to

    From: 10 September 2019 10:00 am
    To: 12 September 2019 15:00 pm

Formbar Limited

Suppliers of Supermarket Trolleys & Baskets

Formbar Limited are a distributor of high quality shopfitting equipment mainly but not exclusively trolleys and baskets. Stocking and selling only the best of what we can source we pride ourselves on delivering premium customer service. Our customer base has grown since we started trading in 2005 and is very wide from large to small retailers, nationwide department stores, convenience stores, garden centres, farmshops, shopfitters, online retailers & many more.

In the UK we hold a large stock of new, refurbished and second hand European made supermarket shopping trolleys, hand baskets, trolley baskets and accessories ready to despatch. Customisation such as logo or strap line printing, brand colour matching or even bespoke designs are all available, please contact us with your requirements. We are mainly focussed on the markets in the UK and Ireland but we are always happy to quote for shipping our products worldwide.

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Standard Shopping Trolleys:

We hold a large selection of small, mid sized and large supermarket trolleys in stock. Formbar is a UK distributor for Marsanz so we hold new and second hand Marsanz trolleys direct from the factory in our warehouse from 25 litre to 240 litre. Second hand and refurbished standard trolleys are also available, the stock, style and make of these do vary so please contact us with your requirements. Standard trolleys have a variety of options: handle colour, custom branded handles, trolley locks (fitted FOC), baby seats, twin seats, newborn seats or wire cradles for newborn car seats.

Standard Shopping Trolleys

Shallow Supermarket Trolleys:

Formbar’s most popular trolley by far is the 80 litre light shopping trolley. The daily shopper is a design that is popular with retailers customers as they do not have to bend to retrieve heavy items at the checkout. We have new and refurbished models in stock. There are handle colour options, a customisation opportunity on the handle and we can fit £1 trolley locks FOC if required. We always have these trolleys in stock so we can usually deliver in just 3 days, customisation can take between 2 and 6 weeks.

Shallow Supermarket Trolleys

Specialist Trolleys:

We always have two specialist trolleys in stock the Children’s Trolley and the Disabled Trolley but we can have made to order the whole Marsanz range of speciality trolleys or we can source on the second hand market exactly what you require giving the benefit of choice on our quotes. Our Children’s trolley is a mini replica wire trolley with a 25 Litre capacity. It is very popular with children and amuses them in store when their parents are shopping. Our Disabled trolley is for use with a wheel chair and has a 62L capacity basket, if required we can also supply wheelchairs. Specialist trolleys can improve customer retention as if they know they will be able to use the right trolley for them or keep their children happy then they are much more likely to return to the retailer.

Specialist Trolleys
Hand Baskets:

The Ellipse is our exclusive 25 Litre Oval Wire Hand Basket, developed in response to customer requests for an ergonomic basket that would set them apart from the large grocery retailers. We hold the patent on this design and it is a product we are very proud of. We have 5 standard coloured handles on our oval basket but for relatively small minimums we are able to brand match the colour.

Also in stock we have the standard rectangular wire baskets in both a 19 and 23 litre size. In these baskets you have the choice of red, blue or green handles or again we can customise these if a low minimum order quantity is met.

Finally one of our absolute best sellers in the 24 litre plastic shopping baskets that we stock in red, blue, green and black. For a minimum order of 100 units we can have a one-colour die-stamp brand applied to these. Our plastic hand basket has one durable handle for ease of use and it is a very good quality basket with a long retail life. We have stackers for all our baskets of varying sizes. Static plinths, large capacity mobile basket collectors and low mobile frames are all available.

Hand Baskets

Trolley Baskets:

Formbar only stock and sell the original and best patented Shop and Roll Trolley Basket system. This trolley basket has much greater durability and customer satisfaction than others on the market. Available we have two sizes of this wheeled basket with a telescopic handle the 34 and 52 litre sizes. Logo branding can be applied to these baskets with options for as low as just 100 units. Popular with shoppers the trolley basket can increase customer spend due to the extra capacity and ease of use when compared to a hand basket.

Nesting Flatbeds:

Folding or nesting flatbeds have so many uses. We hold two sizes in stock one with a 27 Litre top basket and the other a 55 litre capacity basket. The lower flatbeds both hold up to 250kgs. Known as Garden Centre, Techno Garden, DIY, Stock and Merchandise trolleys they are very popular with our customers. Again we have both new and refurbished available and there are colour options, customisable handles and we can fit £1 locks FOC prior to despatch if required.

Trolley Storage & Maintenance

If you need an outdoor trolley shelter or indoor rails for gathering your trolley fleet our engineers are able to install a variety of solutions on site. Good quality trolley storage can improve retention as the fleet is secure.

We are able to arrange UK wide trolley servicing and maintenance. We can install new branded handles, castors, repair welds or fully refurbished your fleet including re-plating the wire, an environmentally and financially sound way of updating your fleet.
Formbar also supply Checkouts, Board trolleys, Heavy duty flat beds and much more.

A comprehensive list of available products is below but always call our experts on 01865 858590 or email and we will be very pleased to help you source exactly what you need at the best price we can.

Formbar are pleased to announce that we have been published in the The Garden Centre Retail Independent Business Supplement
for November 2018!

To view the article please Click Here and scroll to pages 26-27

Garden Centre Retail Independent Business Supplement November 2018

Company Videos

Shopping cart Shop & Roll LOOP 160 L Multi-use Basket 10 L
All the solutions for urban stores Marsanz - Corporate Video
Marsanz at Euroshop 2017 NEW - 55 L. Shop & Roll | Shopping basket

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Products and Services

Opening Hours

Monday -   09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday -   09:00 to 17:00
Wednesday -   09:00 to 17:00
Thursday -   09:00 to 17:00
Friday -   09:00 to 17:00
Saturday -   Closed
Sunday -   Closed

Accepted payment methods

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Payment Terms

Pro-Forma

15 days

30 days

Key Personnel

Hannah Lewis

Hannah Lewis
Marketing Manager

Tel: 01865 858590
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Simon Nickson

Simon Nickson
Managing Director

Tel: 01865 858590
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Emma Clifford

Emma Clifford
Sales Administrator

Tel: 01865 858590
infoEmail Usformbar.co.uk

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five stars
Nadia Cheddi, Shop Manager

Thank you for dropping off the baskets. They are working so well, selling more and more.

five stars
Mrs A,

I am so pleased, I think they are fantastic trolleys. They are so much easier than the heavy, bent wire ones everyone knows outside supermarkets. I am hoping more and more shops will take them on over the next couple of years. Would you mind if I sued your comment on my website? It is lovely to have your feedback, I rarely know what happens to my trolleys once they leave my warehouse!

five stars
Simon Cairns , The Island Grocer, Waiheke Island, Auckland

They have arrived and... WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE THEM!!!

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Richard Roberts, Trustee

Emma, Thank you, goods received today. Excellent and prompt service.

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Julie Campbell, National Trust, Giants Causeway

We are really happy with the design of the baskets, having looked for shopping baskets for our new visitor centre we wanted something that would be in keeping with our modern shop fittings and colour scheme, whilst also being practical and the Ellipse fitted the bill brilliantly."

five stars
Janice Quilter , Jarrolds Department Store

We were looking for a high quality, exclusive basket to fit with the unique and contemporary shopping experience our independent department store offers our customers. The Ellipse fitted the brief perfectly and we were able to brand colour match the handles so they look great in our store.

five stars
Adam Vincent, Dike & Son Ltd

The Ellipse is a high quality basket that helps to underline the differences between our store and the standard food retailers. Plus the extra capacity puts extra pounds in our tills so it is a real winner!

five stars
John Keavney, Sam McCauley Chemists

We are very pleased with the Ellipse Basket and they are also well liked by our customers. They look very smart in our stores stacked securely in the custom mobile cradle. The ergonomic rounded sides make them very safe to use which fits with our local family pharmacy ethos.”

five stars
Tony Palmer, Squires Garden Centres

Formbar's Trolley baskets are really popular with our customers. We have the 52L in our branches and they are always in use. Customers find them easy to manoeuvre and have a much more enjoyable shopping experience without the heavy basket to carry.

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Our News & PR

Events & Shows

  • Glee 2019

    Glee 2019

    Formbar are very pleased to back at Glee this year to meet with the garden centre buyers looking to

    From: 10 September 2019 10:00 am
    To: 12 September 2019 15:00 pm