The Works to arrive at Garden Square!

29th August 2017

This week, The Works opens a store at Garden Square Shopping Centre. The family friendly value retailer has seen a rapid growth in recent years and their new 1,500 sq ft store will open on Friday 1st September, generating 3 new job opportunities in the process.

The Works offers a good quality, great value alternative to the full price specialist sellers of stationery, gifts, art and craft materials, hobbies and toys.

The well-known brand has developed a store environment where customers will find hundreds of amazing value new lines every week hence The Works’ “What will you discover?” motto.

The Works to arrive
The Works to arrive

Proud and Passionate

The Company prides itself on having a highly engaged workforce of over 2,500 colleagues who are proud of the business they work for and passionate about the customers they serve. Some key facts about the business:

  • The Works was established in 1981 as a discount bookstore “Remainders
    limited” and was re-branded as The Works in 2003
  • The Works operates from over 385 stores across the UK and Ireland
  • The Works continues to expand by opening up to 50 stores a year
  • The Works headquarters are in Sutton Coldfield where it operates a store
    support office and a national distribution centre

“Our stores have been affectionately called ‘Aladdin’s caves’ by our customers and we are delighted to be able to bring our unique offer to Letchworth, generating new jobs for the area. We look forward to being part of the Letchworth community in the years to come”.

Kevin Keaney, CEO of The Works

The Works to arrive
The Works to arrive

Jack Philbin, Garden Square’s Centre Manager, says: “We’re excited by the imminent arrival of The Works at Garden Square, which follows hot on the heels of our summer full of free family entertainment. The store will add to the shopping centre’s ever-growing retail mix and will provide a great offering for families, crafters and those looking to bag a bargain.”

Be sure to head to The works at Garden Square this Friday to see the new store and take advantage of their opening offers.