600 jobs affected as Travis Perkins to close 'more than 30 branches'
Builders' merchant and Wickes chain owner Travis Perkins has revealed plans to close more than 30 branches in a move impacting 600 jobs across the group.
Travis Perkins said the branches would be shut across its trade businesses, while it is also closing 10 smaller distribution centres and reviewing its plumbing and heating division as it warned over full-year profits amid "uncertain" trading.
All 600 staff impacted are aware of the changes, it added.
There are branches of the company in Sunderland, Hartlepool, South Tyneside, Durham, Middlesbrough and Newcastle.
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