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            From upcoming events to recent headlines, press enquiry information and new depot openings, this newsroom provides the latest updates and communications from Howdens. Within this hub, there is information on how to use our logo and who to contact for support when using our brand. There is also more about us, our values, and our vision - as a business that is founded on the principle that it should be worthwhile for all. Our press office is always keen to hear about new opportunities to work with media outlets and details on how to contact Howdens can be found below.

             

            News

            • Howdens wins two HR excellence awards for 2022

              We have won two awards at this year’s HR Excellence Awards. Howdens won ‘The Best Reward and Recognition Strategy’ and ‘The Best CSR Strategy’.
            • Scarborough tradesperson wins £38,000 van from Howdens

              Jamie Exley, from Scarborough, has won a brand-new Ford Transit Van worth over £38,000 after winning a competition run by Howdens.
            • Howdens wins UK Social Mobility Award

              Howdens has won its first UK Social Mobility Award for Innovation. The SOMOs are awards that recognise action that promote and increase social mobility within UK companies. 

            • Howdens Launches 'Around The Home' Guide

              Howdens has launched a handy guide for homeowners to use as inspiration and for tradespeople to use as a reference point.
            • Howdens Sponsors Golden Globe Race Skipper Simon Curwen

              We are sponsoring sailor Simon Curwen as he competes in one of the World’s most sustainable sailing competitions, the Golden Globe Race.

            • Howdens introduces HVO fuel and bio-natural liquid gas vehicles into its fleet

              We are attempting to reduce CO2, with the landmark introduction of HVO fuel and bio-natural liquid gas vehicles into the logistics fleet.

            • Howdens supports BBC Children in Need with kitchen donation

              We are supporting BBC Children in Need this year, with a donation of a £10,000 kitchen, which will be available to win through a text to donate entry system.
            • Howdens Greater Manchester depots support Fareshare 

              Local depots in Reddish and Cheadle have provided donations to Fareshare, to support their work in supplying food to charities, groups, and struggling families. 

            • Howdens campervan winner to continue charity walk

              Luke Thomas is the winner of our Howdens Campervan Competition and plans to use the vehicle to cover the last stretch of his charity walk for Melanoma Focus.

            • Howdens launch new Roomflex Pro Door System for flexi-plan living

              The way in which we use our homes is changing. Our new RoomFlex Pro Door system caters for that as it allows rooms to be joined or separated seamlessly. 
            • Howdens becomes The Queen's Green Canopy platinum supporter  

              We have become a platinum supporter of The Queen's Green Canopy initiative, which will see trees planted to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. 

            • Supporting the trade with our  Win A Van Prize Draw 

              Throughout September and October, trade account customers have the chance of winning a Mercedes Sprinter in our Win A Van Prize Draw.
            • Design ideas to try during the holidays with Howdens Hacks 

              Many of us will be spending our holidays on home soil this year, so why not look to areas around the home to make space more valuable with Howdens Hacks. 
            • Celebrating a 10-year partnership with Humberside Fire and Rescue 

              We are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of our on-call support for the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service.
            • Our Rigid Cabinets are awarded Which? Best Buy endorsement 

              Howdens secured a Which? Best Buy endorsement for our Rigid cabinet collection in the Which? April 2021 report.
            • Howdens joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

              We have joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Network, as we strengthen our commitment to the circular economy, sustainability, and the environment.

            New depot openings

              • Our third depot opens in Belfast

              • Howdens Brentford has relocated

            • New depot opening in Wednesbury

              From 17 May 2021, a new depot will be open on Wednesbury Trading Estate, to serve trade customers from the Birmingham area.