Builders' merchant Travis Perkins to axe 600 jobs and close more than 30 branches
Travis Perkins has outlets in Barrow, Millom and Ulverston.
The firm was founded as the Benjamin Ingram company in 1797 and in 2015 opened its 2,000th branch.
The group, which trades from over 20 businesses, including Travis Perkins, Wickes, BSS, Toolstation and Tile Giant, said it expected core earnings for 2016 to be "slightly below" the current market consensus of £415million.
Travis Perkins also highlighted uncertainty in the outlook for 2017 as it reported third quarter total sales growth of 3.4 percent and underlying growth of 2.0 percent.
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