Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest suppliers of tools and more, opened its doors in Gillinghamto the public on Monday 29 November with a new store based Old Market Centre, Station Road.
The company says it has created seven new roles in the area and brought ‘essential products to local trade and DIY customers’.
The opening follows on from Toolstation’s recent 500th UK branch opening in New Malden, Surrey, as the multi-channel business continues to move forward with growth ambitions of opening over 60 branches in 2021, creating over 450 job opportunities.
Toolstation says it offers a wide range of leading brands and trade quality products at great prices in branch and online, demonstrating what it calls its commitment to quickly and conveniently provide trade, DIYers and homebuilders with tools and more to tackle any task.
The knowledgeable Gillingham branch team will be on hand with expert advice and reliable service, the company says.
Store Manager Christopher Elkins said: ‘We are pleased to have opened the new branch and look forward to supporting local tradespeople, DIYers and home builders with tools and more in Gillingham.’
Toolstation’s multi-channel service means customers can safely purchase the essentials they need from stores directly or at toolstation.com through their Click & Collect service, with most products available within five minutes after purchase.
Customers of the Gillingham branch will also be able to try out Toolstation’s brand new customer app, providing the quickest and easiest way for trade and DIY customers to shop with Toolstation.
Once signed in, the app can help customers find and order from over 22,000 products with real-time stock-availability. Customers can choose to Click & Collect from 5 mins at their nearest branch or deliver to site or home. The app will also mean Trade Credit customers can fully manage their accounts on the go. They can pay for orders, check their credit account, pay balances and download invoices.
Toolstation’s Trade Credit account offering brings the solution it says trade customers have been calling out for, providing better cash flow management, with up to 60 Days interest free credit, flexible credit limits and fully online account management. Signing up for a Trade Credit Account allows customers to buy now and pay later and get the tools and supplies needed for larger jobs.
Toolstation Gillingham will be open seven days a week, from 7am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm Saturday and 9am to 4pm Sundays.
Toolstation Gillingham branch is located at Unit 19, Old Market Centre, Station Road, Gillingham, SP8 4QQ. Visit the Toolstation website at www.toolstation.com or tweet @ToolstationUK.