Travis Perkins to close more than 30 branches in a move affecting 600 jobs
Builders’ merchant and Wickes DIY chain owner Travis Perkins is to close more than 30 branches in a move affecting 600 jobs.
Travis Perkins warned that job losses would fall across its trade brands, such as Travis Perkins, Benchmarx, and plumbing and heating businesses BSS and PTS.
The company, which has stores in Gateshead , North Tyneside , Sunderland , South Shields and Durham , hopes to relocate some of the 600 staff involved.
Travis Perkins, which employs 28,000 staff, said that, as well as shutting branches across the trade businesses, it is also closing 10 smaller distribution... read more
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