Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; East Riding and North Lincolnshire; North and North East Lincolnshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 October 2019
Employment effect (start)
9 November 2019
Foreseen end date


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.



Eurofound (2019), Wren Kitchens, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 99121, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/99121.