Newcastle’s third Screwfix store to open in August

Multi-channel trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its third store in Newcastle -Benton on Thursday 11th August at North Tyneside Industrial Estate. The new branch is building on the success of Kingston Park and Scotswood stores. The new Newcastle – Benton store will create an additional 13 jobs and is part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.


Screwfix’s new Newcastle – Benton Store Manager, Richard McGovern is proud of the contribution the new store has made to local employment figures in the area. “We’ve created 13 brand new vacancies and have employed local people from around the Newcastle 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 new Screwfix store opening at North Tyneside Industrial Estate 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 into the weekend until Sunday 14th August all product ranges within the Newcastle – Benton store will carry a 10% discount and there will be product demonstrations taking place.


Richard 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.


“I’m confident that we’ve got a great location here at the Newcastle – Benton store. My team and I have already been out and about getting to know local businesses and tradesmen and we’ve been really pleased with how supportive everybody has been.


“At Screwfix we pride ourselves on meeting the needs of today’s busy tradesmen and DIY enthusiasts with a speedy, reliable and convenient service, plus quality value-for-money products. By opening a third store here in Newcastle we are able to provide our customers with even more opportunities to conveniently pick up the supplies they need for the job.”

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 Newcastle- Benton store at 4B, North Tyneside Industrial Estate, Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE12 9SZ Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 7am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.