EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Greater Manchester; North West
Location of affected unit(s): Middleton


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.10 - Warehousing and storage

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-08-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Hardware retailer Toolstation has opened a new distribution centre in the North West, which will result in the creation of 150 new jobs. The tool retailer's new site on the Stakehill Industrial Estate in Middleton, Greater Manchester, will service around 25 of the company's stores by the end of 2018 across the North and in Scotland. The jobs, which will be created as a result of the development, include management positions and warehouse operatives. There is no information available on when all the 150 positions are expected to be filled.