First order from Wilko still hadn't arrived several weeks later. Then after getting one of these "review requests" and stating that, the review wasn't posted at all and instead I was mailed to say that it had now been sent. Nothing received again. Then mailed to say that actually, it's out of stock. Finally, after I have no idea how many weeks later, it arrived, though some bottles had leaked leaving a heck of a mess.
I couldn't trust Wilko to deliver a speak.
(I'm posting this here because when replying to them on their next feedback request, I received this) They censored the comment. I thought as much, their own feedback site is shill.
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I miss Woolworths! I, like many of my generation, grew up with many trips to Woolworths. I wouldn't say it was the perfect store but I have handed over many pounds in the now demised store over the years as both a child and as a parent. When my children were young Woolworths was the ideal place to purchase pocket money toys, pick and mix sweets, presents for friends' birthday parties and a last minute gift for anyone of any age, really. I also made some large purchases here in the way of outdoor toys. The reason I'm speaking of Woolworths? Well, people seem to forever be comparing Wilkinson with Woolworths, and this set me thinking which do I prefer and why? I thought about the differences of both stores and although I can see the similarities, and, in fact, my nearest Wilkinson store is housed in the building which used to belong to Woolworth (nad before that C & A- what does this say about the British high street?) and so it is natural, I suppose, that a comparison is made. But, I feel that in terms of a store on the high street, Woolworths, for my shopping needs was better than Wilkinson, and I still miss seeing good old Woolies on the high street. Woolworths now only trades online and in terms of toys I think both in store and online, Woolies did offer much more than Wilko but, when it comes to household then for me Wilko comes up trumps.
I don't think Wilkinsons does fill the gap in my high street although it is a benefit.
I'm also pretty certain that most children preferred being dragged around Woolworths to Wilkinson's any day. But, saying this, I do love a wander around a Wilkinson store and admit to spending a good few bob in there.
It seems to me that there are many Wilkinson stores located around the United Kingdom.
I shop mostly in the Romford (Essex) store rather than the Ilford (Essex) store as I find the Romford shop is on one level making it easier to shop without having to use an escalator or lift, and the car park access is very easy. I also, although, this could just be me, but I find the staff to be just that extra bit more helpful and knowledgeable about their stock than in Ilford. However, for some, they may prefer Ilford owing to it having a small cafeteria and toilets (unfair though, I think that this is only for customers of the cafeteria and not the store as a whole. The toilets are locked when the cafeteria is closed. This annoys me as if they have the facility then it should be available to all customers. If I had young children with me whilst shopping here then I would ask to use thee toilets and certainly make a fuss if they were refused. I will say though that the last time I sneaked into the ladies toilet it wasn't as clean as it should have been, in my opinion.
The Wilkinson website has a store locatoer which shows opening times of certain stores. This is useful as opening times vary with different stores. For instance the Ilford branch is open from eleven a.m. until five p.m. on Sundays compared with Romford which is open from ten a.m. until four p.m. on Sunday. The Ilford branch also says opne until seven at night with two late night shopping days (Wednesday and Friday open from 8.30 until 8.00 p.m.)
By telephone: Tel: 08456 08 08 07
I can only speak of the Ilford and Romford branches and I would say they are accessible, especially the Romford store being on one level. Both stores are part of an indoor shopping mall and are served by escalators and lifts. I would think that the layout of the Romford store is the better choice in the case of manoeuvring a wheelchair around in terms of a fairly spacious layout and also the checkout system is of an easier and more reachable design.
There are various options, one being standard delivery to your home which, according to the website, takes three days and costs £4.95.
Large items can be delivered within seven days at a cost of £9.95.
Saturday delivery is available. Home delivery only items may take longer to be delivered (three to twenty-eight days).
It's a long time since I have ordered anything form Wilkinson that required using their delivery service so I can't honestly comment as to whether this is a good service or not and so can only give details as to what seems to be a food service.
WHAT'S ON THE SHELF?
Wilkinson's sell a good range of house and furniture such as: beds, some items of furniture, kitchenware and dining, party ware, bathroom including cabinets, toilet brushes and towels and bath mats, toy although more as a seasonal item in store, stationery, electrical items such as wiring, sockets, switches, lighting, paint and many DIY items, soft furnishings, several food items (although I don't often shop for this type of thing in Wilko for some reason, probably because I don't like food shopping much and would rather buy for the home), garden including outdoor furniture as well as plants, tubs and a whole lot more, small household appliances such as kettles, toasters, irons and online larger appliances such as washing machines can be found, pet items such as hutches, cages, dog and cat beds to collars, leads and pet food can all be purchased here (I don't purchase dog food from here as I choose good quality dog food such as James Wellbeloved which I haven't seen in Wilkinson's. I have bought dog shampoo and treats in here though).
EXAMPLES OF MY PURCHASES
If I look around my home I realise just how much I have purchased from Wilkinson. I probably spend a few hours per month in here and, although I only usually go in for one or two specific buys, it isn't often that I leave without at least one basketful of goodies. Thinking about my purchases has made me realise that I have bought lots of bathroom items from here but then I am always looking for bathroom solutions in a room with too much condensation.
Recent purchases I have made have been:
Red glass vase priced at £7.50
Double fitted box pleat valance sheet in a teal colour for £12. I was pleased with this as for the price I think the quality was good and better than similar priced items from other cheap/bargain type stores.
Bathroom cabinet (two door white) at £16.00
Corner bathroom shelf unit (white 3 Tier ) for 7.20
Toothbrush cup/tumbler for fifty pence.
Artificial flowers. I mainly buy these to arrange in baskets which are placed on my parent's grave so that it always looks tended. As artificial flowers facing the elements don't look their best for very long I am often buying these. I usually pay around two to three pounds for a bunch or posy. I feel these are of a better quality than most stocked in pound stores.
Smoke Detector Alarm (Ei Electronics Smoke Alarm) at £4.38
I have also purchased numerous toiletries and household products such as bleach, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner and the list goes on...but I only buy if there's a good offer or I go to a Pound type shop instead. There are usually good offers in Wilkinson but I am careful not to overspend on both toiletries and household cleaners.
The more I think about past purchases from Wilkinson, the more that come to mind so I think suffice to say I have bought items from here for every room in the house, as well as several for the garden.
I think with Wilkinsons it really is a case of you get what you pay for. I think most items are reasonably priced and are adequate for that price. I always have a good look at items before I buy and really have been happy with most items that I've bought and at worst, content. I would honestly say that I believe most items stocked are of the quality I expect. If I want a garden chair that will last for years then I would probably purchase elsewhere but, if I'm happy to pay less whilst knowing that the item probably won't last so long yet will provide a cheap and decent garden improvement then, as often happens, I will choose to but from Wilko.
As I have said, I still miss Woolworths but do appreciate having Wilkinson stores to shop in. I mainly like Wilkinson stores because of the variety of items stored under its roofs. I find the quality is reasonable, the choice good and the stores make a pleasant and interesting hour or two of shopping.
Until recently, I have always disregarded Wilkinsons for selling only Garden and Homeware, so I'd rarely go in. However, I was recently to find out that I only thought this because this is all my Dad had ever been in for, and now, I see why.
I am a college student and there a Wilkinsons about a 5 minute walk away from campus. As I dislike the soggy chips served at college, I now reguarly pop into Wilkinsons for lunch. It wasn't until a friend suggested buying lunch from there I even knew they sold sandwiches etc. When I did go in, I was amazed to see what they actually did sell.
The store is amazingly well priced, on more or less everything they sell. It would be ridiculous to pinpoint a good range of products there, all of them are. Firstly, the lunch range they sell is great. I regularly go in for Sushi and as a dieter, I think it's great they sell food like this. All sandwiches and lunch items are in a big fridge and taste lovely and fresh. Infact, they have an entire food aisle, with everything ranging from crisps to cornish pasties. I am currently dieting and they also sell Weight Watcher food, which is not badly priced at all. For students this place is fantastic. The stationary is an amazing price, I managed to pick up a pack of biro's the other day for just 25p and a Stabilo Boss highlighter for 90p, prices that wont break the bank.
The products range from Wilkinsons own brand products to the big makes, and most of the time the Wilkinsons range is just as good as the big brands, the nail polish remover pads for example, are almost identical to the big makes.
They sell all sorts of things, literally you could do half your weekly shopping there, the list would be endless. Right down to cotton balls, they have a great beauty range there. Specifically for the children they have toys and arts and crafts, and as I first thought, a great range of Garden and Homeware products, including classy bedroom items and very well priced paint. The have an aisle which sells most of the things your local drugstore would, an aisle for babies, stationary, even for pets. They also stock JML products, which most places do not.
The store is always clean and most of the staff are friendly, I have had a few occasions where I have found some of them to be a bit gormless, but I think you get that in most places. Of course, not everything can be the cheapest around, and I'm sure there will be some products which are more expensive than in other places, but overall I would highly recommend this place for good quality products. I have even had a friend go into Boots for a product and the staff there recommended buying it at Wilkinsons (Although they would probably get fired for that!). I am yet to have a negative experience and will continue to speak highly of Wilkinsons until I do so. I rarely ever give 5 star ratings but this store deserves it. A MASSIVE thumbs up.
In my local town centre we have a Wilkinsons store which I love!
I don't ever not go into Wilko's as there is always something or another that I will need. Just yesterday I went in for some shampoo and easter eggs!
Wilko's sell a massive range of stuff, from food to garden furniture, it really is a one stop shop.
Apart from everyday items I generally use Wilko's for paint and wallpaper, I often find a paper I like in there and there starts my obession with decorating. Having recently moved house I have been busy decorating. My living room has already been decorated twice and both times I purchased my wallpaper from Wilko's. I find the prices are affordable and as it is so local to me I find it very convienient.
My local Wilko's spans over two floors, it has an escalator and a lift in order to access the upper floor. The layout of the store has changed very little in the 10+ years that it has been there and I know where everything is. Hair products are located just through the door which leads onto medications, then baby items and onto cleaning products etc. The pet food is over the other side of the store and toys and games/stationery, food are all kind of in the middle. Upstairs is filled with household stuff like decorating items and cushions/bedding/lighting and kitchen ware. There's also a few furniture items on display that are avialble to order through the catalogue or online.
In order to make shopping easier there is access to trollies and baskets and there are plenty of checkouts (tills) available.
My local Wilko's has a perfume counter set up right through the year but this did used to be a temporary feature, although the counter is more stocked up during the Christmas period and Valentines Day.
I will check the supermarkets before getting washing powder for offers but I usually just end up getting a large box of Ariel for £5.
I also recently bought a washing line prop for the grand price of £2.67 and it is brilliant!
I find the Wilko own brand items as just as good as others and have no problem buying them.
Looking on the net I have found some interesting info for you all (not included in final word count).
Stores and distribution
The first Wilkinson store was opened in Leicester in 1930, increasing to a total of nine branches by 1940; the Beaconsfield store can be seen in the background in the 1945 film Brief Encounter. By the end of the 1980s Wilkinson had a total of 78 stores, increasing to over 150 by the time of the founder's death in 1997.
Wilkinson opened their first Scottish outlet in Castle Douglas on 23 January 2009 in a store formerly occupied by The Co-operative Group. Stores were subsequently opened in Scotland that same year in Motherwell on 17th July, in Irvine in November and in Clydebank on 2 December. During 2010, the latest stores planned for Scotland set to open are Hamilton, Kilmarnock, Greenock and Livingston.
By October 2009, Wilkinson had a total of 359 stores nationwide, with stores averaging in excess of 17,000 sq ft (1,600 m2), and employed over 22,000 people. From 2010 over the next 3 years the board plan to reach 500 stores
The Wilkinson product range concentrates on household essentials, including homewares, textiles, DIY, cleaning products, health and beauty lines, stationery, confectionery, pet products and kitchen and bathroom goods. A large proportion of the range is made up of own-label products sold under the Wilko brand.
Seasonal ranges are introduced on a rotational basis, with garden tools and plants in summer and Christmas decorations from September to January. Toys are now a permanent addition to the seasonal line, however, the company does increase the number of toys during the Christmas period.
During 2007 the company introduced a grocery range and a "food to go" offering in some larger stores. In November 2007, the company opened its first convenience style store.
The current charity partner is Age UK. This charity partnership began in May 2011 and will last until May 2012. Previous charity partnerships include Anthony Nolan (May 2010-May 2011) and Children's Hospice UK (May 2009-May 2010).
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Wilkinsons is one of those shops that literally stocks everything. Most recently I visited the new store in Tooting Broadway and I was very impressed.
I was after deodorant, a mop, garden decorations and anything for the bathroom on special offer. I was told by a friend that wilkos offer all the usual brands cheaper, and she was right! The store is located on the main shopping street and although there is already a Boots there this is a cheaper alternative.
I was able to buy a floor mop with a removable sponge for £6.99 when in argos they are more expensive. Deodorant was buy 1 get 1 free, and I found a whole host of bathroom bits and bobs, everything came to under £15.
The shop assistants in this particular branch were very friendly and helpful, Im not sure if its because it has just opened or if they just train the staff well. The store was well laid out and there were signs directing you to the correct isle.
Wilkinsons stock bathroom toiletries, decorations and things like loo brushes and toilet seats. They also stock gardening equipment, babies necessities and toys, house decorations and cleaning products, makeup and lots of other things that I cannot list.
I would recommend this if you are looking for a better deal even compared to poundland. The products are of good quality. The best thing was that in there they stock the replacement sponge attachment for my mop so that saves me having to go and buy a whole new one. If you are replenishing all your cleaning products for your home and garden then give this shop a try.
The shop felt clean, new and it was a good shopping experience overall.
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Wilkinson's have been around since the 1930's and have many stores across the UK. They sell a very wide range of products from hairdryers to hairspray, stationery to toys, they have it all!
Wilkinsons (or Wilko, for short) has got to be one of my favourite shops for many reasons, too many to list, but i'll list a few below:
* It's a massive store with big ailes, everything is easy to locate, most stores have the toiletries first, with everything after that. My local store (Oswestry), has changed around since the new re-branding, it's basically a few ailes switched around, you can still locate everything easily, though.
* Large range of products. You will find Wilko have a very large range of products, with 2 ailes dedicated to health and beauty, 1 aile for cleaning, currently 4 ailes for after xmas sale (see below)
* The MASSIVE sales they have on after christmas, with many products half priced to what they originally were and products with 75% off! I bought a mini christmas tree (3ft) usually £2.69, reduced to £1.00! Along with some mini lights reduced from £1.98 to 99p!
* Guaranteed cheap prices, all year round! You will find Wilko are as cheap as Home Bargains or B&M Bargains on some and is much cheaper on electrical items than places like Argos & Boots!
Recently Wilko underwent a re-brand, which meant the stores had a change around, along with the logo and everything changing. It now looks SO much better!
Wilko used to have the saving stamps, but this is now being replaced with a loyalty card, the Wilkinsons Saver Card, along with my Boots advantage card (review to come lol!), I will have 2 saver cards for my 2 favourite shops!
Wilko is a great place to shop at, it's just amazing! The business is just getting bigger and better with more empty shops to fill, they're filling 'em! You could say, well, they're the new Woolworths!
I would most definately recommend shopping at Wilko's, it's the best!
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One of my favourite bits and bobs shops is Wilkinson's. I love shops that stock bits of all sorts and wherever I go and there is one I will go in and take a mooch about. I did work for them at one time and I hated it and quit after a couple of weeks years ago infact but I may have hated working there but I've never stopped shopping there lol!
Like I have just stated Wilkinson's stock allsorts of items. Most stores I have been in have pretty massive and I have one very local to where I live in Weston Super Mare.
My store stocks toiletries, homeware, pet supplies, home/office, cleaning products, baby products, seasonal items, diy products, some food and drink (including of late sandwiches for a round a pound a pack!), perfumes...yep pretty much everything even some items of clothes!
I have recently moved and found Wilkinson's to meet so many of my shopping needs! Locks for my front door at a couple of pounds each, even a blade for a knife for my Step dad he needed in a hurry for some diy he was doing in my flat. Lampshades at a couple of pounds each and I love the toiletries with big brand names being cheap as well as a great variety of Wilkinson's own products which are usually very cheap to buy indeed and more often than not on offer as well!
Also I keep hamsters and this is the cheapest place I have found around selling pet products. I have bought flea spray when I got fleas in my old flat from someones cat which cost me a couple of quid a can and the hamster food here is less than £1.50 a bag and my hammies really like it. Add to that mineral blocks and treats for them...yep this is my favourite place to get their stuff from and they're happy too!
Homeware is also great. I bought myself a nice 4 place dinner set for under £10.00, a white electric kettle for my mate for under £6.00 which she was thrilled with and the stuff is usually modern and very up to date.
I always buy Wilkinson's own tights which are £2.00 for 5 pairs and I love them and think they are absolutely amazing value for money as well as bottles of names fragrances from as little as £6.00 a bottle.
There really is something for everyone instore here!
I don't feel that the staff are all that knowledgeable here, on the whole although they have been section trained. They are smart enough in their red t shirts and black trousers and no one has ever been impolite to me but trying to find the right member of staff to deal with your query can be quite a trial and a visit to customer services can lead to long waiting times. You can however order items instore that they usually have in stock and they call you to let you know your item/s have arrived though I never see enough tills open or enough staff on the shop floor.
I like the layout of Wilkinson's stores. I usually find the stores to be tidy, methodical and with wide aisles, suitable for the disabled and for pram, buggies etc. I like the bright lights in store and the way items are, again usually with prices of them and so I know what I'm paying.
I find the prices to be really good here on the whole. Medical supplies such as paracetamol are very cheap as are some of their face products. I can't comment on children's things not having myself mind you!
It's a store I go into with no shopping list and end up buying things I wasn't aware I wanted or needed every time. It isn't really a place I go to look for a particular item apart from for pet stuff, tights and face wipes but I do usually end up splashing some cash but I don't mind that...I'm really pleased with everything I have bought from there!
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If I need something small for my home, stationary, sweets, toiletries, cleaning products or party supplies amongst other items in their vast ranges then I head firstly to good old Wilko's! You can usually find items in all of these ranges much cheaper than anywhere else.
Although it is actually called Wilkinson's everyone I know calls the store Wilko's. You will find a Wilko's in most town centres and even on the high streets of some bigger suburbs. The stores outside the main city centres do tend to be on the smaller size but it always amazes me how much they still manage to squeeze in.
What draws me to Wilko's is the great value of the products as well as the quality, I have never brought anything that I have been disappointed with. When we moved into our first home it was one of our first ports of call for kitchen and household items, cleaning products, toiletries and DIY products.
Also all of the staff I have ever encountered in Wilko's are always very helpful and go out of their way to find an item for you. This is not the sort of customer service you experience very often now on the high-street.
Wilko's products are also fantastic value, you can pretty much guarantee that whatever you buy will be cheaper than elsewhere. This is especially great as they sell a lot of branded products at cheaper prices too.
Wilko's have also branched out in the last few years, they now sell bigger items like furniture and have a website that you can order item on to be delivered to your home or local store: www.wilkinsonplus.com
So if you tend to overlook Wilko's then don't, please give it a go! From a tin opener, tin of paint, printer ink, a bag of compost or shampoo you will be amazed at what you can find at great prices too!
My short and sweet review!
I've known of Wilkinsons for years now but I was never a fan of the shop. It was just discounted products that I assumed were going to be of poor quality.
But now that I'm a university student, I am pretty much constantly shopping there to get supplies for my bedroom and house. You walk into any Wilkinsons store during freshers weekend and it will be brimming with students.
Wilkinsons sells a lot from food, stationary, and lighting, to bathroom essentials, mirrors, and cushions. It's basically all a student could ask for to make their room their own for a fraction of the price. I've bought a mirror, lamp, bathroom hooks, cushions, rugs, towels etc. Normally I'd probably just buy those sorts of items from Tesco, but Wilkinson's offers much better value for money.
I've bought so much from there since moving into my new student house. Also, despite the low cost of all their products, it's all still pretty good quality. I think that the standard of their products has definitely improved over the years and it's now a very underrated shop. However, I'm sure that most students will sing its praises!
Wilkinsons sells many named brands at cheaper prices as well as their own brand as well. It's really the perfect place to shop for your home, and they definitely deserve a lot more recognition than they currently have!
Wilkinsons is one of those shops which has really improved its quality and has begun to be taken seriously in recent years. Years ago, it was considered to be a discount shop in the same league as Poundstretcher or Home Bargains. These days, however, you can get some really nice stuff at Wilkinsons, and it seems to have managed to improve its quality without becoming overly expensive.
Wilkinsons has a range of products in store, all priced competitively compared to supermarkets and other suppliers. Most stores have a range of food, beauty and baby products, gardening equipment, kitchenware and kitchen products, wallpaper, paint and decorating equipment, curtains and soft furnishings, toys, and stationery.
I find the food in Wilkinsons isn't as cheap as you might find it in other discount stores, but it's still worth a look as you can get the odd bargain. The beauty products are excellent value, and I tend to just go once a month and stock up on things I might run out of in the near future. This makes it a lot cheaper than getting them from pharmacies, or even the supermarkets. Wilkinsons is really good in summer for suncream as it's usually on offer so you can get a branded product at a reasonable price. They usually have good garden furniture which is very affordable too. I always try Wilkinsons ahead of B&Q or Homebase because it's better value for money for something you'll only use a few days a year when the weather allows!
We've decorated a lot of our house with Wilkinson products, they have a very good own-branded paint range which is good value for money and better quality than some other unbranded paints. The wallpaper is very classy and averages around £10 per roll. We used Wilkinsons wallpaper in our dining room and lounge, it's red with a flower pattern so quite bold and a bit of a statement. I think just about everyone who's ever visited our house has complimented the wallpaper choice, and they're always surprised when I tell them it was Wilkies.
My most recent purchase from Wilkinsons was two chandelier style lights for the lounge and dining room. They were quite similar in style but the dining room one was slightly smaller because the room is a bit smaller. They were excellent value (think the bigger one was about £35 which is good compared to other places), and very classy without being over the top. Again, we have received lots of nice comments about these, and we always spread the word about Wilkinsons when people ask where we bought things.
I don't know what I would do without this shop - I'd probably just end up spending a lot more on everyday household items.
I never used to look at Wilkinsons, don't ask me why - it just didn't appeal to me. I got everything I needed from WoolWorths.
Once WoolWorths had closed, I tried Wilkinsons - and I don't know why I didn't go there before!
The quality of the majority of products are great, and they are usually at a very competitive price.
Wilkinsons often has offers and will be one of the lowest prices of branded and non-branded cleaning products. The store offers a wide selection of departments from DIY (wallpaper, packing materials, nails, hoses, etc), Home (cushions, dining room furniture, bedding), Garden (top soil, plants, shearers), Health (many deodorants, medication, etc), Beauty (too many to mention from mascara to hair dye) and Cleaning (bleaches, oven cleaners, etc).
Their website may display things that your local store doesn't stock, this is great as there is a function to reserve an item to be delivered to your local store and they'll call you when it is ready!
A great store with a wide variety of everyday products.
OMG now this is one store that i just could not live without. I started shopping there quite a few years ago and i still go there evertime i go into town. It sells such a variety of thing from homeware to perfumes, hairdyes, furniture, and school acessories.
When i started university last year i went straight to Wilkos and got everyhing i needed including pens, folders, paper etc. I found that all the items were of a low price and perfect for my student fund. I lso live alone and shop at wilkos for a lot of my products including shampoo and all my bath products and find that the prices are so much cheaper than any where i was shoppign before.
I bought a hair dryer from there a couple of years ago and iv still got it. It is just amazing what you can buy in wilkos for such a little price. All the staff are really friendly and helpful and do remember you when you go in, which is amazing for such a big store. Everything is really clean and there is a member of staff evrywhere you look.
I would definately recommend this shop to people from all ages.
I love, love, love Wilkinsons. When I was first dragged into the store about four years ago by my mother, I really didn't have high expectations. You see, before my local branch was a Wilkos, it was another store called B-Wise, and B-Wise really wasn't my kind of thing at all. I went into the store with low expectations, expecting Wilkinsons to be a similar store.
How wrong I was! As I wandered down the first I aisle, I caught sight of top brand items for a pound or so! I saw bottles of fizzy drinks like Pepsi and Coke selling for two for 98p, oh and was that my favourite shampoo for less that half the price I pay in Boots? Everytime I visited the store I found more great bargains and soon I was a regular customer.
The home section in Wilkos is also very impressive. You can find gorgeous Ikea style prints, and colouful children's bedding at low prices, as well as cutlery and all your DIY bits such as screws and tools.
The staff at my local Wilkinson are generally polite and helpful, and they are easily identifiable thanks to their bright red uniforms! There are often quite long queues at the tillpoints, but I think this is to expected when there are so many bargains on offer!
In conclusion, I would definitely reccomend a trip to your local Wilkinsons. There's something for everybody and you'll be guarenteed to find something you need for a fabulous price!
This store seems to sell such a large range of items some of which are very good quality brands at extremely competitive prices. I have noticed that they have all sorts of products for the home to be used in the kitchen or bathroom and also fabric items like bedding.
In my local shop they also have a massive display of seeds which are always interesting to browse whether you want to grow plants for decorative purposes or you would like to grow vegetables or fruit to eat. There are other garden items available and also painting and decorating products for the home. What they have seems to vary from time to time but there are toys on the shelves, I have noticed Lego sets at really good prices and stock of many other items depends on the time of year and the season.
They don't carry as much choice as one of the larger supermarkets but there are tinned foods available as well as other groceries and chilled goods in the refrigerators like yoghurts and milkshakes. I f you need something for lunch they have packet sandwiches and crisps and all sorts of chocolate bars.
What I make most use of in the store though is the cosmetics and detergents they sell. They more often than not have great prices on toiletries such as shaving foam and shower gel and hand soap. Washing up liquid and washing powder can also be found at really brilliant prices. This is a great place to pick up branded quality products at a bargain price.
I popped into my local Wilkinson store today to look at storage boxes and came away with all sorts of bargains.
I was impressed with the variety of stock on offer from home ware, to sweets, toys to toiletries and much more beside.
Today I purchased Persil small and mighty at £1.00 less than in Sainsbury's, I also got my colour catchers at half price.
I also managed to get some A4 clip frames for my eldest daughters swimming certificates at only 80p each.
I also purchased a leap frog game for pass the parcel at £1.50
Since my daughter has started school she is always coming home with cut knees so I got Disney princess plasters at £1.60 I had seen these previously at £2.25 so a complete bargain and lastly I got two cereal bowls at 55p what a lot of bargains!
Other things that caught my eye for another day were
Silicone kitchen utensils in pastel colours starting at 97p, large A3 clip frame at £5.50 lovely cushions and picture frames, nice stationary and fantastic art and crafts range brilliant for birthday presents and stocking fillers.
I was also very impressed with the staff they were friendly and polite and also asked if I needed stamps or phone top up and also given the option of cash back for me this is really useful as I always forget to get stamps !
I also picked up a catalogue and I am thoroughly impressed with the look of their furniture plus you can get chicken runs, playhouses, bikes, wooden flooring plus much more and all this can be delivered to your home or to store for pick up.
I cannot recommend Wilkinson's highly enough for a great variety of products this really is the store to head for top named brands at cheaper prices as well as own brand quality goods a really good place for instant home updates that will not break the bank.