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Who We Are

Kemp & Denning Limited (K&D) is an unlisted public company.

K&D commenced operation as a small timber merchant business, established in 1902 by Andrew Kemp & Victor Denning

The Companies main activities are:

  • Merchandising of timber, building materials, hardware and home related products.

The company operates throughout Tasmania.

K&D opened Australia's first Home and Building retail Warehouse in Hobart in October 1986. A second warehouse store was opened in Glenorchy, a suburb of Hobart in 1996. A third warehouse store was opened at Cambridge in March 2008 with a fourth warehouse store being opened at Devonport in March 2013.

In January 2010 a Trade Outlet was opened in Kingston.

Sales Turnover in the financial year ending May 2017 was $A67 million.

K&D is a member of Natbuild Trade buying group and Plumbing Plus buying group.

The company employs approximately 60 staff

With the sale of K&D Trade and closures of our Glenorchy, Devonport and Cambridge retail stores, K&D have consolidated operations to the original flagship store located in the Hobart CBD.