Scunthorpe branch of builders' merchant Travis Perkins at risk of closure
BUILDERS' merchant and Wickes chain owner Travis Perkins - which has a branch in Scunthorpe - 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.
It is not yet known what the fate of the Scunthorpe branch - which employs 18 staff - on... read more
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