402 Main Rd, Wynberg, Cape Town, 7800

Welcome to R.James Hardware
Since 1924!

Located at 402 Main Rd Wynberg Cape Town, R.James Hardware has been serving Cape Town since 1924. We’ve been in business for over 95 years with Rob and Tim been only the second owners to run it.

With a massive selection of different items, we trust that you will always find what you need for your maintenance or building projects. If you don’t, we can specially order almost any item you need. We also have selection of tools, garden tools, power tools and equipment.

We care about each customer that walks into R.James Hardware, we have earned our friendly, knowledgeable reputation with almost a Century of helping, answering and guiding customers to the products they need. We will also help you understand how items work so you can do your home renovations or projects with confidence.

A customer Quoted “Old school service like it should be and they have everything with good advice”.

Building Materials

Any material which is used in construction or renovations. A few are natural such as clay, sand and wood as well as man-made products.


Paint is any liquid applied in a thin layer which converts to a solid film. It is most commonly used to colour, protect or provide texture to objects.


Plumbing uses pipes, valves, tanks etc. to move, heat and cool fluids as well as control waste removal. Plumbing is critical to public health and sanitation.


Electricity is used for electric power where electric current is used to energize equipment and electronics which deals with electrical circuits that involve active electrical components.


Irrigation is used for the application of controlled amounts of water for plants at intervals. It helps to grow your garden and maintain landscapes in a controlled sustainable manner.

Fixings and Fastners

There is a large selection of fixings and fastners, suitable for use in construction and hardware industries. Coach screws, rivets, nails, galvanised nuts and bolts, cable ties etc.


years of

A Dynamic Cape Town Hardware store, providing Hardware since 1924.

We are open 5 and a half days a week.


We Pride ourselves in best Business Ethics.

Hardware, Timber, Tools, Building Safety etc.
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Personal Service

We not only strive to provide the highest quality of building materials, we also focus on building trusted long term relationships with our homeowners, contractors, and suppliers.

Our Hardware store offers a comfortable engaging shopping experience, where the customer is looked after from the time they arrive, until the time the goods are either loaded or delivered to the customer.

…giving the best old Fashioned service since 1924!
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R.James Hardware
why choose
R.James Hardware
Best Prices

Been members of a large buying Group allows us to offer better prices through bulk buying.

Efficient Deliveries

We deliver to all areas quickly and efficiently, charged accordingly. Vehicles are 3.5 ton trucks and 1 ton bakkies for small or tight spaces.

Free Estimations

For our customers with larger projects come in to our shop and speak to one of the owners for free estimation and assistance.

Customer Testimonials
Brandon Hanson
NB Projects

“NB Projects have done business with R James Hardware for the past 7 years and have always found Rob Boyd and his team led by Andre Gabriels to be most professional and exceptional to deal with.
They provide very competitive pricing and outstanding customer service which enables our business to run effectively and efficiently.
Nothing is ever a hassle and they will go the extra mile which proves there intent to build lasting relationships with their clients. Longevity and success is directly tied to the way they have done business over the years.
We highly recommend R James Hardware and look forward to doing business with them for many more years to come”..

Old Fashioned Service
At R.James Hardware – Whether You are assisted by Our Awesomely helpful Employees or by an Owner, You will receive 1924 Old Fashioned Service! Whether You are purchasing a tin of Paint for Home Maintenance or an entire truck full of Building Supplies for your Renovation Business, You will receive 1924 Old Fashioned Service!