Corporate Profile

Graaff-Reinet Hardware & Building Supplies is a family owned business with its roots set deep in the community of Graaff-Reinet. Our Hardware store functions from the same premises since the late 1940’s, and with the recently acquired adjoining property is set to soon become the biggest independent hardware store in the Greater Karoo area. Rooted, Born and raised in the Greater Karoo area, our focus is future based, and built on the prosperous growth of our Community, youth and country. 

Currently run by the second generation of Stannard Brothers, we pride ourselves in the joint knowledge of more than 150 years of hardware experience. A lot of this knowledge dealing with the special needs and requirements of the hundreds of heritage houses in Graaff-Reinet and surrounding areas. Dudley Stannard, was closely involved with the substantial renovations done during the 1980’s for the Towns Bicentennial festivities. 

Our employees are family, our clients our friends, and with the backing of the Essential Hardware group we are able to bring you quality, service and pricing you would expect from big city merchants. Graaff-Reinet Hardware is committed to make your building or DIY experience the most pleasurable of experiences while making your house, your HOME….

Our Team

Being a true Independent Community you can be assured of great service from people that live in the same community you live and you can have peace of mind that our Membership with a National Brand (Essential Hardware) ensures you of great products and pricing.

Click below images to email the staff that are available to help you.


Sales Representatives

Reception, Creditor and Debtor


Warehouse & Drivers

All Warehouse
Left to Right (Front): Denver Davids, Celroy Witbooi, Pieter Bantom, Piet Plaatjies, Duaine Swartz. (Back): Denvor Malai, Tiaan Swarts (Supervisor), Joseph Reed, Elroy Stuurman, Rikardo Adams.

The Founders of Graaff-Reinet Hardware & Building Supplies

Marie and Dudley Stannard