Travis Perkins set to open 50 new branches over next 5 years

Travis Perkins signage
“As a business, we are committed to investing in our branch network to help us achieve our overarching goal to efficiently service our customers."
// Travis Perkins is set to open 50 new stores over the next five years
// The expansion plans come as the retailer embarks on an ambitious redevelopment, relocation & refurbishment programme

Travis Perkins has announced plans to open up to 50 new branches over the next five years as the retailer looks to grow its market share.

Developing the Travis Perkins branch network will mean that the business can offer better service to shoppers, and being larger and more efficient branches, means they will have superior range and delivery advantages.

This year the retailer opened two brand new branches, made four relocations and refurbished a further 16, with further investment to come.


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Travis Perkins also opened a click and collect only branch in Kingswinford to support orders placed on its app and website, and a Toolhire hub in Barking, East London which services branches in its local area, and gives them the ability to order different types of product that most branches don’t stock, helping expand branch offering and availability.

The latest project was the redevelopment of the Cheltenham Mead Road branch which now has a bigger and better 2.5 acre site at the same location, with its heavy goods yard due to be finished in the new year.

In a bid to offer more to customers, every new branch that opens will include a Tool Hire and the retailer will also open 19 new Benchmarx showrooms next year, following the opening of nine this year.

The expansion and modernisation plans come as the retailer embarks on an ambitious redevelopment, relocation and refurbishment programme, designed to improve the customer experience both in person and digitally.

The businesses’ mobile app for customers was also launched earlier this year, designed in conjunction with customers to revolutionise the way they work by allowing them to order materials in real time and check stock on the go.

Travis Perkins managing director Kieran Griffin said; “As a business, we are committed to investing in our branch network to help us achieve our overarching goal to efficiently service our customers. Our goal of opening up to 50 new branches over the course of five years will enable us to do that.

“This investment sits alongside our digital expansion so whether our customers want hands-on colleague experience or a totally digital interaction, and our site modernisation and digital expansion plans mean we will continue to be best placed to serve them.

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