Plumb Center cuts: 800 jobs will go as 80 branches shut
The company is not yet saying which branches face closure. It has Plumb Centers in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Brierley Hill, Cannock, Smethwick, Kidderminster and Stafford, as well as a branch of Burdens in West Bromwich.
The shake-up, which will cost the firm £100 million, comes amid a challenging period in the UK, where it has seen a sharp slowdown in growth.
Wolseley said on Tuesday: “The closure of around 80 branches and one distribution centre is expected to lead to up to 800 job losses, the impact of which we will minimise through redeployment and attrition as far as possible.
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