company information

We are the largest home improvement and garden centre retailer in the UK, employing more than 30,000 people nationwide.

parent company

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We are part of Kingfisher plc, Europe's leading home improvement retail group and the third largest in the world.

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about B&Q

With more than 40,000 great-value products all under one roof, we strive to offer everything you need to successfully achieve your home improvement and DIY projects. More than three million customers walk through our doors every week.

For our financial year ending 2 February 2013 our retail sales were
£3.7 billion with profit of £187 million.

Kevin O'Byrne is CEO of B&Q UK and Ireland.

our business

We are the leading home improvement and garden centre retailer in Europe and the third largest in the world, with more than 60 stores opened internationally, including B&Q Beijing, which is now the largest B&Q store in the world. Currently, we have 350 stores in the UK and 8 stores in Ireland.

Our eco flagship store is located in New Malden and boasts innovative developments such as 108 underground bore holes, 100 metres deep which heat and cool the store with energy from the earth, rainwater harvesting, solar thermal water heating panels and a green roof planted with sedum.

Our head office, based in Hampshire, is known internally as our store support office and contact details can be located below.

B&Q store support office
B&Q Plc
B&Q House,
Chestnut Avenue,
Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh,
SO53 3LE

Registered in England no. 973387
VAT number: 232555575