Jobs boost for Oxford as new Screwfix store opens

Leading trade retailer, Screwfix is set to open its second store in Oxford on Thursday 7th June on Botley Road Retail 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 Oxford – Botley Road Store Manager, Dai Garland is proud of the contributions the new store has made to employment figures in the region: “We’ve created 13 new jobs and employed people from around the Oxford 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 7th June and through the weekend until Sunday 10th June 2018, Screwfix will offer a 10% discount on all product ranges among other store specific special offers.

In addition, there will also be a chance to see demonstrations of the latest power tools from Dewalt/Hitachi, who will be at the store on Thursday 7th June 2018.

Dai 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 Oxford. My team and I have already been getting to know local businesses and tradespeople and look forward to working with these hardworking, friendly people.”

The brand’s huge range of the latest innovative and affordable products and exceptional deals are also available online at, on Screwfix’s mobile site or over the phone on 03330 112 112.

Visit Screwfix’s Oxford – Botley Road store on: Botley Road Retail Park, Lamarsh Road, OX2 0HA. Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 7am-6pm and Sunday 9am-4pm.