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rapid electronics trade counter

Trade Counter

Rapid is one of the UK's leading distributors of electronic components, cables and connectors, electrical products, tools and educational resources.


Visit the Rapid Trade Counter today!

  • Over 2000 products on display
  • Access to 130,000 products on the day
  • Average order wait time 10 – 15 mins
  • Minimum online order value for Trade Counter Collection: £1
  • Technical help available

Trade Counter Opening Times

Monday - Friday:

07:30 - 18:00


09:00 - 17:00

Top Selling Categories

Visit Electrical & Power Visit Cables & Connectors Visit Test & Measurement
Visit Tools & Equipment Visit Audio Visual Visit Office & IT

Special Services only available via the Trade Counter

Cable by the metre


Severalls Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JS

Contact Details


01206 838008


01206 835565



Want to have your order ready to collect?

Place your order online and have it ready to collect within one and a half hours. Simply select 'Trade Counter Collection' when ordering online. The service is available for all online orders over £1.

How late can I order to collect on the same day?

Orders placed for Trade Counter collection should be placed before 4.30pm for same day collection, Monday to Friday. Orders placed after this time will be available for collection after 9am the following day. On Saturdays you will need to place your order before 2pm for same day collection. All orders placed after this time during weekends will be available for collection the next working day.

Prefer to speak to someone?

No Problem! Simply call us on 01206 751166 and our Sales Team will be happy to take your order and have it ready to collect within one hour.