Wilko Retail Ltd., formerly Wilkinson Cash Stores (1930 - 1941) and Wilkinson Hardware Stores (1941 - 2014) is a British high-street chain which sells homewares and household goods. Below is the Wilko Dunstable information like contact number, store locations, hours, email, address and near me locations.
Wilko Phone : +44 1582 696551
Weekdays hours: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Weekends hours: Saturday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The first Wilkinson store was opened by James Kemsey and his fiancee Mary Cooper at 151 Charnwood Street, Leicester, in 1930, and a second store was opened in Wigston Magna, also in Leicester, in 1932. A total of nine branches had been opened by 1939.
The Beaconsfield store can be seen in the background in the film Brief Encounter (1945). By the end of the 1980s, the Wilkinson chain had a total of 78 stores, increasing to over 150 by the time of the founder’s death, in 1997.