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Wren Kitchens

Wren Kitchens

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: North and North East Lincolnshire; East Riding and North Lincolnshire; Yorkshire and the Humber
Location of affected unit(s): Barton-upon-Humber


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
Number Employed: 4000
Group: West Retail

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-10-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 09-11-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Wren Kitchens, a UK-based kitchen retailer and manufacturer, has announced that it is creating 100 new IT jobs at its base in Barton-upon-Humber in North Lincolnshire, in 2020. The roles will support retail, the construction of a new manufacturing facility and its future production. The new positions will be open to graduates from company's IT Academy – the first group of employees who have completed the academy have all started to work on new projects such as virtual reality and developing web applications.

Wren Kitchen’s is the UK’s largest kitchen retailer – it employs over 4,000 people at three production sites and 83 showrooms across the UK.