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B&Q is to relocate its horticultural operations and up to 76 jobs from the Wincanton site in Coventry to Hertfordshire.
04-Aug-2014

B&Q has shed a further 100 of the 1,200 jobs at its head office in Hampshire.
20-Mar-2014

B&Q has shed about 180 jobs, having restructured the management teams at its chain of 356 DIY stores.
02-Sep-2013

B&Q is to restructure the Hampshire headquarters of its DIY business, with the loss of up to 220 of the 1,400 jobs.
10-Oct-2012

B&Q is looking to expand its chain of 492 DIY stores in the UK and Ireland with 20 more B&Q and 38 more Screwfix stores.
28-Mar-2011

B&Q is to invest £35m in improvements to its online shopping operations over the next three years.
03-Mar-2011

B&Q has won planning permission for a new £77m 796,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Gazeley G-Park in Swindon by January 2012, with the creation of about 600 jobs.
12-Aug-2010

B&Q is planning to start opening smaller format DIY stores of up to 40,000 sq ft in city centres over the next 18 months.
23-Jun-2010

B&Q is planning to close distribution centres in Chepstow, Coventry, Middleton, Milton Keynes and Runcorn next year, affecting more than 1,000 jobs, but new jobs will be created in Swindon and Worksop.
09-Jun-2010

B&Q is to invest £26m opening a further 118 TradePoint outlets in its DIY stores across the country.
26-Apr-2010

B&Q is to shed up to 40 jobs at the Redhouse Interchange distribution centre in Doncaster, which is operated by Kuehne & Nagel and employs 630 staff.
23-Feb-2009

B&Q, the DIY retailer, is to shed 40 HR, finance and property jobs at its head office in Southampton.
16-Feb-2009

B&Q has unveiled plans for its new headquarters in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire, and hopes to relocate about 1,500 staff to the site by 2011.
20-Nov-2008

B&Q is planning to shed 45 jobs at its Segensworth call centre in Hampshire, in order to outsource some of the customer services work to BeCogent in Glasgow.
26-Jun-2008

B&Q is looking to recruit 80 staff for a new 45,000 sq ft DIY store due to open in King's Lynn in March.
26-Oct-2007

B&Q is to create 250 jobs at a new DIY superstore due to open at Maskew Avenue in Peterborough in October, while 64 staff will transfer from its existing store.
18-Jul-2007

B&Q is to recruit up to 300 staff for a new DIY store due to open at Hermiston Gait in Edinburgh in October.
29-Jun-2007

B&Q Installations is to shed 81 jobs at its DIY call centre in Fareham, in order to abolish the evening shift.
20-Mar-2007

B&Q is to create 75 new jobs at its DIY store in North Tyneside in February, following a £3m extension project.
04-Jan-2007

B&Q is to shed at least 20 night shift jobs at its DIY stores in Kidderminster and Wolverhampton.
24-Oct-2006

B&Q is to create 80 jobs at a new DIY store and garden centre due to open in Torquay next year.
21-Aug-2006

B&Q is planning to convert 80 Warehouse stores to its showroom format over the next four years, following successful trials in Milton Keynes and Gloucester.
20-Mar-2006

B&Q is considering plans to relocate head office staff from six locations around Southampton onto one site within five years, having submitted plans to double the size of the 150,000 sq ft Alldays building in Eastleigh.
04-Oct-2005

B&Q is planning to close 22 of its 335 DIY stores, although the locations have not been disclosed, while 16 of its larger Warehouse stores will be downsized.
16-Sep-2005

B&Q is planning to shed 220 of the 1,400 jobs at its head office in Southampton, and a further 80 regional jobs will also be lost.
05-Sep-2005

B&Q is to create 200 jobs at a new DIY store due to open in St Oswald's Park, Gloucester, in September.
06-Jun-2005

B&Q has won planning permission for a new DIY superstore on the site of the former Norwich livestock market, with the creation of 250 jobs.
25-Apr-2005

B&Q is seeking permission to set up a distribution centre on the Towers Business Park in Rugeley, with the creation of 700 jobs.
13-Apr-2005

B&Q is planning to shed 70 of the 1,400 jobs at its headquarters in Chandler's Ford.
05-Nov-2004

B&Q is to open a new DIY superstore in Halifax next year, with the creation of 130 jobs.
21-Oct-2004

B&Q has announced plans to open 20 DIY stores this year, with the creation of 3,500 jobs.
08-Mar-2004

B&Q is to create 300 jobs at a new DIY superstore due to open at Trafford Park in July.
09-Feb-2004

B&Q is planning to open a further 60 DIY stores in China by 2008, and is also considering moves into India and Thailand.
26-Jan-2004

B&Q is to create 100 new jobs with the relocation of its existing Doncaster distribution centre to a new purpose-built centre at the Redhouse Interchange at Woodlands.
30-Dec-2003

B&Q has submitted plans to Bassetlaw District Council to build a £65m distribution centre in Worksop.
01-Dec-2003

B&Q has awarded a contract to Simons Construction to build up to seven new DIY stores a year.
08-Oct-2003

B&Q is to spend up to £175m upgrading its DIY Supercentres to mini-Warehouses, at a cost of about £1m per store.
25-Aug-2003

B&Q is to create 300 new jobs in Northern Ireland over the next 12 months, including 250 at a new DIY store near Lisburn and 50 through an expansion at its Coleraine store.
11-Aug-2003

B&Q is planning to build a DIY superstore at the proposed Junction retail complex in Oldbury, West Midlands, with the creation of 250 jobs.
21-May-2003

B&Q has identified 100 suitable sites to open mini-Warehouse DIY stores, while its existing estate of 220 smaller stores will be modernised with the relocation of 60 sites and the expansion of 50.
07-Apr-2003

B&Q has identified 45 suitable sites for its mini-Warehouse format, and up to five will open this year.
10-Mar-2003

B&Q is to recruit 235 staff for a new DIY store due to open in Tunbridge Wells in May.
17-Feb-2003

B&Q has announced plans to spend £200m opening 17 DIY stores over the next year, with the creation of about 4,000 jobs.
06-Nov-2002

B&Q is to create up to 200 jobs at a new DIY superstore due to open in Doncaster in summer 2003.
04-Oct-2002

B&Q is planning to build a DIY Warehouse store at Newtownards, near Belfast, with the creation of 200 jobs.
12-Sep-2002

B&Q is planning to expand its chain of Warehouse DIY stores from 87 to 175 by 2006.
15-Jul-2002

B&Q is planning to build a DIY superstore at Bath Road in Chippenham, creating up to 170 jobs, and the developer is Parkridge Developments of London.
12-Jun-2002

B&Q is looking to open 10 DIY stores in Ireland, with the first opening in Dublin in May.
18-Feb-2002

B&Q has announced plans to set up a £15m DIY superstore at the Harbour Exchange shopping centre in east Belfast, with the creation of 250 jobs.
21-Jan-2002

B&Q has announced plans to create 4,000 jobs over the next year, and will expand its chain of large-format DIY warehouses to 175 by 2006.
14-Nov-2001

B&Q has announced plans to create more than 350 jobs at two new DIY superstores in Newtownabbey and Craigavon early next year.
05-Oct-2001

B&Q is planning to build a second headquarters at Chandler's Ford in Hampshire, where it will create 400 new administrative jobs.
20-Sep-2001

B&Q is planning to build a DIY superstore at Cleveland Retail Park on Teesside with the creation of 250 jobs.
05-Sep-2001

B&Q is seeking planning permission for a new DIY superstore at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
31-Aug-2001

B&Q is seeking 90 additional staff in Kidderminster in preparation for the relocation of its DIY store to Green Street later this year.
03-Aug-2001

B&Q is creating more than 500 jobs by opening two new stores in Glasgow and one in Dundee over the next few months.
03-Aug-2001

B&Q has started work on a new DIY superstore in Craigavon, which will create 250 jobs.
11-May-2001

B&Q is planning to build a DIY superstore in Grimsby this year, with the creation of scores of new jobs.
28-Feb-2001

B&Q is to set up a DIY warehouse-style store at the Euro Retail Park in Ipswich in 2002, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
22-Dec-2000

B&Q is seeking up to 250 staff for a new DIY superstore that is due to open in St Helens in January.
14-Nov-2000

B&Q is planning to set up a new DIY superstore in Lincoln, with the creation of up to 185 new jobs.
30-Oct-2000

B&Q has won permission to expand its DIY store at Aintree, with the creation of 200 extra jobs.
25-Oct-2000

B&Q is planning to power its two head offices with eco-friendly fuel supplied by Stroud-based Ecotricity, with the electricity being generated from recycled waste.
11-Aug-2000

B&Q has won planning permission to build a new DIY superstore in Sheffield with the creation of about 200 jobs, which will enable Arnold Laver Timber World to build a new £7m national production centre on a 16-acre site at Mosborough.
29-Jun-2000

B&Q has won permission from East Staffordshire Borough Council to build a £15m DIY store, garden centre and restaurant near Burton, with the creation of 250 jobs.
08-Jun-2000

B&Q is planning to build a DIY superstore in Elgin, with the creation of 70 jobs.
02-May-2000

B&Q has announced plans to build a DIY superstore in Colchester, with the creation of 250 jobs.
07-Jan-2000

B&Q is to create 200 jobs by opening a new DIY superstore in Eastbourne.
07-Jan-2000

B&Q is planning to expand its Tunnel Drive store in Redditch and create 200 jobs, as part of a £20m scheme to transform the derelict Alcad battery site.
21-Dec-1999

B&Q is seeking planning permission to relocate its Southend department store from Queensway to an industrial site at Prince Avenue.
06-Dec-1999

B&Q is submitting plans to build a £15m DIY store and garden centre in Burton, creating more than 200 jobs.
29-Oct-1999

B&Q is seeking planning permission to build a £14m superstore to replace its Cheltenham branch, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
15-Oct-1999

B&Q is seeking 100 workers for a new DIY store that will open in Washington in November, and there are also vacancies at another store in nearby Sunderland.
01-Oct-1999

B&Q has awarded a £5m contract to Ballast Wiltshier for the construction of a DIY warehouse in Oldham.
03-Jun-1999

B&Q is considering plans to set up a DIY warehouse at the former Alcad battery factory in Redditch, as part of a £20m redevelopment of the site being proposed by Parkridge Developments.
27-May-1999

B&Q is seeking to build a DIY store at Newport Football Club's St George's Park HQ on the Isle of Wight.
06-May-1999

B&Q is planning to open 10 warehouse stores over the next year as well as three supercentres in Cannock, Yeovil and Ashford, with the creation of 2,500 jobs.
08-Mar-1999

B&Q is planning to open a new DIY store on the site of engineering company Freudenberg Technical Products in Wallsend, with the creation of 200 jobs.
15-Feb-1999

B&Q has announced plans to build a £20m DIY warehouse store in Chester, which could create more than 200 jobs.
29-Jan-1999

Arriva and B&Q have announced a £16m plan to build a B&Q retailing super-centre next to Arriva's main dealership in Sunderland city centre, creating up to 250 jobs.
22-Jan-1999

B&Q is to open a new DIY warehouse store in Reading in April, creating 250 jobs.
14-Jan-1999

B&Q is seeking planning permission for a £14m DIY warehouse and garden megastore in Plymouth, creating about 200 jobs.
04-Dec-1998

B&Q is planning to invest £750m in the expansion of its DIY chain, opening 125 out-of-town stores over the next five years and creating 20,000 jobs.
26-Oct-1998

B&Q is said to be planning to set up three warehouses in Liverpool, creating 600 jobs.
23-Oct-1998

B&Q and MFI are planning to swap their superstore sites in York and about 200 new jobs will be created in the redevelopment.
11-Sep-1998

B&Q is planning to open six new warehouse stores in 1998, including outlets in Birmingham, Stockport and Warrington, creating 1,500 jobs.
29-Dec-1997

B&Q, the DIY retailer, has joined Tesco's Clubcard loyalty scheme, and will offer points on the scheme for six months.
02-Apr-1996