Faringdon’s first Screwfix store to open in August

Multi-channel trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its first store in Faringdon on Thursday 11th August on Old Sawmills Road The new branch will create an additional 13 jobs and is part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.


Screwfix’s new Faringdon Store Manager, Chris Broley is proud of the contribution the new store has made to employment figures in the region. “We’ve created 13 brand new vacancies and have employed local people from around the Faringdon area. Our new team includes people of all ages and levels of experience, but the most important requirement is that they have the right attitude and can offer superb customer service. Everyone here is really looking forward to the store opening.”


Tradesmen and DIYers are all invited to attend the Faringdon Screwfix opening on Old Sawmills Road where they can also demonstrate their professional skills in a free-to-enter screw drilling competition. The fastest time wins a 40in smart TV.


Throughout the store’s launch celebration period from Thursday 11th August and through the weekend until Sunday 14th August all product ranges will carry a 10% discount among other store specific special offers.


Leading power tool manufacturer Dewalt will be at the store on Old Sawmills Road demonstrating a range of products from the Screwfix catalogue.


Chris believes that the store’s convenient location and the ability to provide a Click and Collect service within just five minutes of ordering will be a real bonus to local tradesmen and DIY enthusiasts.


“I’m confident that we’ve got a great location here in Faringdon My team and I have already been out and about getting to know local businesses and tradesmen and we’ve all been struck by how friendly everyone has been.”


“At Screwfix we pride ourselves on meeting the needs of today’s busy tradesmen and serious DIYers with a speedy, reliable and convenient service, plus quality value-for-money products. We’re keen to welcome tradesmen and DIY enthusiasts from Faringdon and the surrounding local areas to our new store.”

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 03330 112 112.


Visit Screwfix’s Faringdon store at: Unit 5, Old Sawmills Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7DS. Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 7am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.