Following a vast and rapid business expansion, Benchmarx Kitchens & Joinery, the trade-only supplier of high quality, pre-assembled kitchens, has opened the doors of its 150th branch in Wokingham, firmly establishing their status as a national kitchen supplier and marking an exciting milestone for the company.
The branch, located on Fishponds Road off Molly Millar’s Lane, hosted a busy opening event on Monday 5th October.
In attendance were Regional Director Kenny Devlinand the branch team, including Branch Manager Tracy Tandy, who provided a warm welcome to local tradesmen, offering an exclusive £150 upon opening a trade account plus a goody bag and a free breakfast, to tie-in with fundraising in support of the company’s chosen charity partner, Macmillan, and their coffee morning campaign.
To further celebrate this milestone and the company’s new location in the Berkshire area, the team cut the official opening ribbon and released 150 balloons into the sky – with one carrying a special tag giving away an AEG coffee machine to the lucky finder.
With so much going on in store, the opening was an exciting day for Benchmarx and saw many tradesmen come in branch to find out more on how the kitchen supplier can helps save them time and money, opening accounts and enjoying in the celebrations.
“We are proud to have reached this important milestone for the business” comments Kenny,“and it’s a testament to the company’s dedication to product delivery, service and the success we have had over the past couple of years that has led to us opening our 150th branch. This is no mean feat, having expanded from some 80 or so branches in 2013 to now 150 and counting. A broad cross-section of the country is now covered by our competitive straight to trade offer that also works with the homeowner to deliver beautiful kitchens, on time, in full and at a great price.
“As for Benchmarx Wokingham, it’s establishing itself as the go-to place for local trade professionals.”
Branch Manager Tracy, who has over 20 years of experience within the kitchen industry, is looking forward to growing her customer base over the weeks and months ahead. “I joined the business a short while ago with the aim of setting up this new branch and as a team, we are extremely proud of what we have achieved to date. We’ve had a great response from local tradesmen already and the team is busy fulfilling orders for customers in the area.
“We provide all of the kitchen components under one roof to the trade - from cabinets and joinery, to worktops, splashbacks, and appliances - to ensure that the kitchen design and selection process is as straight-forward as possible for the homeowner. Customers are also welcome to come to us direct to see what’s new, before or during their journey with a tradesman to turn their kitchen dreams into a reality.
Tracy concludes: “We can also provide exceptional stock guarantees, turnaround time and personal service and we look forward to meeting more of the trade in the area in the very near future.”