Jobs boost for Shepshed as new Screwfix store opens

Multi-channel trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its first store in Shepshed on Thursday 2nd February on Old Station Close. The new branch will create an additional 17 jobs and is part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.


Screwfix’s new Shepshed Store Manager, Wayne Lee is proud of the contribution the new store has made to employment figures in the region. “We’ve created 17 brand new vacancies and have employed local people from around the Shepshed 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.”


Throughout the store’s launch celebration period from Thursday 2nd February and through the weekend until Sunday 5th February, all product ranges will carry a 10% discount among other store specific special offers.


Wayne believes that the store’s convenient location and the ability to provide a Click and Collect service within in as little as one minute of ordering will be a real bonus to local tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts.


“I’m confident that we’ve got a great location here in Shepshed. My team and I have already been out and about getting to know local businesses and tradespeople 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 tradespeople and serious DIYers with a speedy, reliable and convenient service, plus quality value-for-money products. We’re keen to welcome tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts from Shepshed 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 03330 112 112.


Visit Screwfix’s Shepshed store at: Old Station Close, Shepshed, Loughborough, Leicestershire. LE12 9NJ. Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 7am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.


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