1,000th home improvement store, Castorama Poland, Lublin
The store is the 70th for Castorama Poland and is located 170km from the capital of Warsaw. The opening means that Kingfisher has more than doubled its number of stores in Poland in the last six years and increased its total number worldwide by nearly 50% in the same period.
- The 7,700 square metre store will create 118 new jobs (full- and part-time roles combined).
- It stocks products across categories from building to gardening and caters to both tradesmen and ‘everyday DIYers’.
- Key features include a kitchen design area, self-service points and a modern lighting area. The car park has spaces for 440 vehicles.
- The town of Lublin has a population of 350,000 with over 100,000 students arriving each year to study.