Sheffield workers' concerns as Travis Perkins sheds 600 jobs and shuts 30 branches
The UK’s biggest building merchant has city outlets at Holme Lane and Coleford Road.
Branches will be shut across its trade businesses, while it is also closing ten smaller distribution centres and writing off IT equipment. Affected workers have been told of cuts.
The group operates almost 2,000 stores across the UK, including branches of Travis Perkins, BSS, Tile Giant, as well as high street DIY chain Wickes.
It said profits would be lower than expected this year because of disappointing sales in its plumbing and heating division. Wickes - and its other consumer-facing business... read more
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