Whitstable’s first Screwfix store to open in August

Multi-channel trade retailer Screwfix is to officially open its first store in Whitstable on Thursday 18th August on Harvey Drive. The new branch will create an additional 13 jobs and is part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.


Screwfix’s new Whitstable Store Manager, Paul Rawes 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 Whitstable 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 Whitstable Screwfix opening on Harvey Drive 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 18th August and through the weekend until Sunday 21st 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 Harvey Drive, demonstrating a range of products from the Screwfix catalogue.


Paul 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 Whitstable. 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 Whitstable 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 Whitstable store at: Brook House, Harvey Drive, Whitstable, Kent. CT5 3QZ. Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 7am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.


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