Leading trade retailer, Screwfix opened its first store in Burntwood on yesterday (Thursday February 1) at Burntwood Business Park. The new branch will create 13 new jobs in the area and will help local tradespeople get what they need as quickly as possible to get the job done.
Screwfix’s new Burntwood Store Manager, Andrew Figgitt is proud of the contributions the new store has made to employment figures in the region, he said: “We’ve created 13 new jobs and employed people from around the Burntwood area. Our new team includes people with all different levels of experience, focused on providing superb customer service to meet the needs of our busy trade customers. Everyone here is really looking forward to the store opening.”
Tradespeople and serious DIYers are all invited to attend the opening and can demonstrate their professional skills in a free-to-enter competition. The winner will receive a 40in smart TV.
Throughout the store’s launch celebration period from Thursday 1st February and through the weekend until Sunday 4th February, Screwfix will offer a 10% discount on all product ranges among other store specific special offers.
Mr Figgitt believes the store’s convenient location, extensive product range and ability to provide a Click & Collect service in as little as one minute from ordering, will be a real bonus to local tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts who need to get back to their jobs.
“I’m confident we’ve got a great location here in Burntwood. My team and I have already been getting to know local businesses and tradespeople and look forward to working with these hardworking, friendly people.”