Selco Builders Warehouse, one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, are set to open a branch in Basildon in August.
It will be the companies 56th branch in the UK, supplying everything needed to build a house or carry out refurbishment jobs, including doors, windows, insulation, roofing, plumbing supplies, electrical products and timber. The company will be employing staff predominantly from the local area, which will provide a significant economic boost to the community.
Benefit to the local economy
The branch will also boost the amount of tradesman in and around the Basildon area, providing a wide range of products, excellent customer service and straight trade pricing.
Local estate agents, such as Balgores in Basildon, believe the new store opening will be a great benefit to the local economy, giving local people the chance to join a company that offers fantastic opportunities for career progression.
Basildon is a hot spot for commuters
Basildon is just 32 miles from central London and 11 miles from the city of Chelmsford, making it the ideal location for commuters and city-goers.
Basildon saw the highest increase in house prices in 2016, having seen a 19.9 per cent jump in property values, making the average house price £301,633.
First time buyers are snapping up homes in Basildon faster than anywhere else in Essex according to figures released last year. Estate agents in Basildon have seen a 50 per cent increase in first-time buyers moving in to properties, which is great news for buyers and sellers.
Basildon is an attractive location for first-time buyers, with its affordable homes and great transport links to London. It’s also home to an excellent sporting village, thriving shopping centre and a good choice of schools.