About Instock

Instock is one of the largest independent distributors of cleaning and non food catering supplies in the UK.

We were established in 1974 to service the fledgling Offshore Oil Industry.  Since then we have expanded by both growth and acquisition and operate out of 3 depots in Aberdeen, Livingston and Carlisle.  We are a family owned independent business which allows us great flexibility and speedy decision making.

From Schools, Prisons, Universities and Colleges in the public sector  through to Healthcare Homes, Facilities Management and Cleaning companies in the private sector extending into  every type of accommodation and catering outlet in the hospitality sector, Instock covers a wide variety of client types with a fantastic breadth of products and an exceptional service level.

We have developed a very broad and extensive client base with some examples being:
•    Hotels
•    Restaurants
•    Leisure Industry
•    Contract Caterers
•    Nursing Homes
•    Food Manufacturing
•    Local Authorities
•    Facility Management Companies
We have also built a strong Design, Refurbishment and Fit-out business for commercial catering kitchens of all sizes.  From one off items of equipment or from concept to turn key delivery our in-house design and fit out team can supply and install, whatever the requirements.

Instock operate from distribution hubs in Aberdeen, Livingston and Carlisle ensuring we can supply nationally but with the service level expected from a family owned, independent business.  Our showrooms in Livingston and Carlisle operate to provide a convenient cash and carry service to our clients as well as show casing new innovations and trends within our extensive product range.  These include:
•    Cleaning and Catering Disposables
•    Paper Hygiene
•    Cleaning Materials
•    Janitorial Hardware
•    Table top
•    Crockery and Glassware
•    Utensils
•    Light and Heavy equipment
We are also a founding member and shareholder in Maxima Trading Ltd and offer a wide range of value added products under the Maxima brand along with a range of Environmentally Friendly products under the Maxima Green brand.

Instock is an ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 accredited company.

Instock is truly a ‘one stop shop’ from kitchen to plate in the catering field to match our proven expertise in supplying a full range of cleaning and janitorial supplies.