Doors open with celebration for first Fakenham Screwfix store | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News

PUBLISHED: 15:32 07 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:32 07 February 2018

Official opening of the new Screwfix store in Fakenham, Norfolk. From left: Kaylie Barrett, Emily Smith, Michala Tilson, Jake Bishop, Wes Dyke, Steph Keen and Jack Scillitoe. Picture: Bill Smith

Official opening of the brand new Screwfix store in Fakenham, Norfolk. From left: Kaylie Barrett, Emily Smith, Michala Tilson, Jake Bishop, Wes Dyke, Steph Keen and Jack Scillitoe. Picture: Bill Smith

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Opening celebrations for a brand new Screwfix store in Fakenham have been attended by tons of of residents who have been wanting to discover the instruments and commerce necessities.

The new store formally opened its doorways on Clipbush Park, Hawthorn Way on February 1 and is a part of a rising community of greater than 550 shops throughout the nation, together with in Norwich, Cromer and King’s Lynn.

The Fakenham store is creating 11 new jobs within the space and it has opened its doorways seven months after one other store was opened in Norwich in August, creating 13 jobs.

Store supervisor Michala Tilson mentioned she was proud to offer employment alternatives in Fakenham.

“We chose to open a new store in Fakenham to better meet the needs of the local tradespeople,” she mentioned.

“Many of our new clients beforehand shopped with Screwfix at our Cromer and King’s Lynn shops, so we’re delighted to deliver Screwfix even nearer to them for larger comfort.

“Our celebration interval, which ran from Thursday February 1 and all through the weekend till Sunday February four, attracted tons of of consumers.

“We have received fantastic support from the local homes or community facilities and are looking forward to welcoming and helping more tradespeople and serious DIYers over the coming months.”

The new store additionally deliver with it the Screwfix Foundation, a nationwide initiative that helps native charities and group initiatives by offering donations to repair, restore or keep native properties or group services.

Screwfix employees get instantly concerned in serving to with the group initiatives and host charity fundraising occasions throughout the shops.

The firm is encouraging registered charities in Fakenham to use for funding from the muse or go to the brand new department and discover out extra.

As effectively as in-store retail Screwfix sells 28,000 merchandise on-line or over the telephone.

The new store is situated at Clipbush Park, Hawthorn Way and open Monday to Friday 7am-8pm, Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 9am-4pm.

Charities can discover out extra in regards to the basis and obtain software kinds
at www.screwfixfoundation.com.

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