DIY giants move into Thetford

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SERIOUS DIY-ers from Thetford will be in heaven tomorrow as a retail giant cuts the ribbon on a new 30,000sqft store.

Home improvement chain Wickes’ new branch will open on London Road, with 32 new staff ready to go.

Brian Allen, store manager, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming customers through the door on Saturday, and helping tradesman and DIY-ers alike with a whole host of great quality own-label products from doors to fences and from kitchens to tiles.”

The store’s will open from Monday to Saturday from 7am to 8pm. It will open from 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

The store boasts a 5,000sqft showroom area displaying kitchens and bathrooms.

Another 5,000sqft is reserved for fencing, decking, sheds and other outdoor projects.

A next day delivery service will also be available.

The new store will celebrate the opening with deals on a number of items.