LONGEST STANDING
HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

Helping ensure patients have access to the drugs they need, when they need them

Mawdsleys is the largest independent pharmaceutical wholesaler in the UK with a fast-growing international network supplying medicines to meet patient needs and providing a route to market for manufacturers.

With a history tracing back to 1825, Mawdsleys has the pedigree and resources to be the reliable and experienced supplier of service to the pharmaceutical industry around the world.

 

Our history speaks for itself

1825

Thomas Mawdsley establishes
as a wholesaler in Manchester.

1885

Joseph Brooks Ltd, founded as a manufacturer
and wholesaler of creams and ointments.

1950

Denis Mawdsley, great-grandson of the
founder, became Managing Director.

1958

Mawdsleys acquires Joseph Brooks Ltd

1974

Mawdsley-Brooks Ltd moves
to new premises in Salford.

1996

Mawdsleys celebrates 175 years of trading.

1999

Mawdsleys head office moves to
South Langworthy Road in Salford

2000

Mawdsleys acquires pharmacy IT company,
Positive Solutions.

2003

Mawdsleys Pre Wholesale (MPW), 3PL
for the pharmaceutical industry, launches.

2007

Mawdsleys lists in The Times Top Track 250.

2010

MBI (Mawdsley Brooks Israel)
opens as the first overseas business.

2011

Quest 22 in Doncaster opens to provide pharmaceutical
over-labelling and clinical trial services.

2013

MBB (Mawdsley Brooks Brazil) opens
as the second international office.

2014

International House in Salford opens as a
base for the UK unlicensed and specialty
pharma divisions of the business.

2018

An additional MPW distribution
centre opens at Redhouse in Doncaster.

2019

Mawdsleys Logistics launches to provide
ambient and cold-chain transportation
for the pharmaceutical industry.

2020

Harry Westall, a sixth-generation member of the
Mawdsleys family, becomes Chair of the Board

Our Location

 

Salford – Head Office

Number Three
South Langworthy Road
Salford
M50 2PW

+44 (0)844 736 9016
customer.services@mawdsleys.com

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