Frome’s first Screwfix store to open on 13 August

Multi-channel trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its first store in Frome on 13 August on Commerce Trade Park. The new branch will create an additional 15 jobs and is part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.

Screwfix’s new Frome Store Manager, Jon Pound is proud of the contribution the new store has made to employment figures in the region. “We’ve created 15 new vacancies and have employed local people from around the Frome 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 Frome Screwfix opening at Commerce Trade Park, where they can also demonstrate their professional skills in a free-to-enter screw drilling competition. The fastest time wins a 40in Toshiba smart TV.

Throughout the store’s launch celebration period from 13 August and through the weekend until 16 August, all product ranges will carry a 10% discount among other store specific special offers.

Leading power tool manufacturers DeWalt & Hitachi, will be at the store on Commerce Trade Park, demonstrating a range of products from the Screwfix catalogue.

Jon 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 Frome. 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 Frome and the surrounding local areas to our new store.”

The brand’s huge range of products and exceptional deals are also available online at, on Screwfix’s mobile site or over the phone on 0500 414141.

Visit Screwfix’s Frome store at: Commerce Trade Park, Marshall Way, Frome, BA11 2FB Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.