Bradford’s second Screwfix store is declared a runaway success
Screwfix is celebrating with its most recent store opening its doors on Thornton Road Industrial Estate which officially opened on 13 November. The store had a successful launch weekend with hundreds of customers eager to get their hands on a bargain.
The Bradford-Brown Royd Screwfix store is part of the company’s nationwide store expansion plan, which saw the retailer open 60 new UK stores in 2013 with a further 60 to be added in 2014. The company uses its own innovative retail model, which aims to provide its customers with outstanding service, together with value and convenience. Already 91% of the UK population is within a 30 minute drive of a Screwfix store.
Screwfix’s Bradford-Brown Royd Store Manager Luke Melley said: “We chose to open a second store in Bradford because it’s a growing town with a great trade presence. Many of our customers already shop with us for our convenient shopping experience and are delighted to see a second store here in Bradford, making it easier to get the products they want when they want.”
“Our celebration period, which ran from Thursday 13th November and throughout the weekend until Sunday 16th November, attracted hundreds of customers and we are looking forward to welcoming many more local people over the coming months. We have received fantastic support from the local community, who have all shown a keen interest in the store. It has been extremely exciting that we have already attracted repeat business and we are all enjoying getting to know new customers.”
Another aspect of Screwfix’s nationwide stores initiative is that the company is actively involved with local charities through its own registered charity arm The Screwfix Foundation, which supports local charities and community projects with donations for projects involving fixing, repairing or maintaining buildings.
Cheryl Jenkinson, Director of Down Syndrome Training and Support – a charity which provides training and support services to families and children diagnosed with Down syndrome – attended the launch event. Cheryl was presented with funding for the Charity which will go towards the cost of repairing the windows in the community centre. Cheryl comments: “We are so grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these essential funds to the charity. This will help to provide a more comfortable environment for the children and we’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising.”
Local registered charities are welcome to apply for funding from The Screwfix Foundation and can visit Bradford-Brown Royd Screwfix branch to pick up a Screwfix Foundation Leaflet for more information. Alternatively they can download an application form from www.screwfixfoundation.com
Visit Screwfix’s Bradford – Brown Royd store on Thornton Road Industrial Estate, Hockney Road, off Thornton Road, Bradford, BD8 9HQ or the first Bradford store on Wakefield Road, Bradford, BD4 7RW. Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.
The brand’s huge range of products and exceptional deals are also available online at www.screwfix.com, on Screwfix’s mobile site or over the phone on 0500 414141.