Refurbishment at Blackpool business merchants

Chadwicks, Mowbray Drive, Blackpool
Chadwicks, Mowbray Drive, Blackpool
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A Blackpool builders merchants is targeting new business after completing a major refurbishment.

Chadwicks’ Mowbray Drive branch, which has been present on the site since 1956, has a complete new look thanks to owners the Saint Gobain Group.

The overhaul of the branch has included radical changes to the exterior, such new cladding to the walls, improved signage, as well as replacement windows.

The internal changes include the complete refurbishment of the kitchen showroom that now has 17 displays including modern, traditional and shaker kitchens alongside top range appliances as well as an extensive range of work tops.

The joinery showroom has been upgraded to include a range of internal and external doors, hardwood and laminate flooring as well as a range of made to measure cupboard doors.

Chadwicks was founded in 1896 on the Fylde coast and the business was sold to Coventry-based Saint Gobain in 2005 to become part of the Gibbs and Dandy Group.

Employing 24, it specialises in supplying the likes of timber and sheets, kitchens, hardware, and doors and joinery. Additionally, with the relocation of Blackpool Power Tools, which has been supplying professional tools and equipment since 1985, into the branch, Chadwicks is now able to provide a one-stop- shop service for builders and trade professionals in the area.

Steve Hanson, branch manager, said: “We have an ambitious plan to grow the business, which is why we have invested so much time and resources into this refurbishment project.

“We also have more staff working in branch to support our customers and provide expert advice.

“I believe that this combination of high quality service, wide range of products and the branch refurbishment will really drive the business forward.”