New Devon outlet for Wickes

Published:  17 May, 2011

PAIGNTON: Wickes is to open a new store in Torquay Road on the former Blacker's Garage site. Wickes took a new ten-year lease on the semi-detached 4881sq ft unit with an annual rent of £80 000.

Mike Hill, head of group property acquisitions for Travis Perkins who secured the Paignton premises for Wickes said the new store will provide a kitchen and bathroom showroom targeted at the retail market as well as its usual range of trade and DIY products.

Mr Hill said: "Paignton represents one of a number of new format stores which are smaller in size than the standard Wickes DIY store."

Work has begun fitting the unit that is expected to open by the end of June.

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