Merchant Zone

Helping create successful business partnerships

Tailored to the demands of domestic applications, the market leading House & Garden range provides stockists with the most complete and stylish surface water management offering for driveways, patios, level doorway thresholds, landscaped areas, roofs and wetrooms.

A comprehensive support package is available to merchants, and includes:

  • Range of stock profiles
  • Competitive pricing
  • Product training
  • Merchandising solutions
  • Ecommerce support
  • Regular business planning and review meetings
  • and more..
Merchant support

ACO Academy

Surface water management is one of the most dynamic sectors of the construction industry with new legislation, innovative products and ground breaking materials constantly emerging.

ACO has recognised that knowledge transfer is fundamental in keeping up-to-date with these latest advancements and has a unique training offer that can be accessed online, in-branch or at the state of the art training facility at ACO UK headquarters.

The aim of the academy is to offer builders’ merchants, their employees, domestic contractors and homeowners a free and accessible up-to-date resource to gain knowledge of ACO and its products

Online ACO Academy Training Videos

ACO’s online training videos are perfect for new and experienced merchant staff, to learn about the range of ACO products you might keep in branch, or order on speciifcation.

The videos are specifically short and to the point to save you time and help with the training you need. You can also complete a quiz to get a certificate of learning.

Academy Facility

The state of the art training facility is equipped with a substantial product display and learning zone, which can be utilised by groups of any size.

Each course at the training facility is unique and tailored to each group’s requirements and can include a unique tour of ACO’s production facilities.

Academy in Branch

ACO has a nationwide network of product trainers, who offer in-branch training tailored to meet the individual requirements of a merchant branch.

The in-branch training is built on a merchant branches stock profile and covers, an introduction to surface water management and load classes, product features and benefits, product applications and installation details.

ACO Unveil New Training Academy

ACO Water Management has unveiled an impressive new 2,500 sq ft training facility designed to educate and engage builders merchants on how they can advise customers on selecting effective drainage solutions.

Digital support

In addition to the eReader details mentioned above any merchant requiring any of the below should contact their account manager or use the link below to message our marketing team.

  • Product or lifestyle images
  • Product information for ecommerce systems
  • Hyperlink for embedding our House & Garden visualizer tool
  • Hyperlink for embedding product videos
  • Hyperlink for embedding product training or quizzes onto your own intranet site
  • Any other marketing requests
Literature request

Request hard copies of literature

If you'd like any of our literature in eReader format, as below. Please just email our marketing team using the link below. 


ACO has a nationwide network of merchandisers and product trainers, the team are dedicated to helping builder’s merchant branches improve sales turnover, product understanding and deliver market leading point of sale solutions (POS)

The team closely supports merchant branches selling specific ACO products, an approach which has helped merchant branches grow sales and £ margin.

Here is an example of the merchandisers we can offer:

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How to build the ACO 5 tier stand point of sale unit

How to build the ACO pallet stand point of sale unit

Featured downloads

Featured Downloads

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House & Garden Range Overview
House & Garden Range Overview

Full guide for domestic drainage & landscaping systems.

Sustainable design brochure
Sustainable design brochure

Sustainable design, finding the real growth in gardens. An ebook for garden designers and landscapers

House & Garden visualiser tool

If you'd like to add the ACO House & Garden visualiser tool to your website (as below). Please get in touch.