WESTBURY, Unit 5 Link Road West Wilts Trading Estate Westbury Wiltshire BA13 4JB
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From our research, Tuffnells locations (including WESTBURY) are generally open 24 hours a day. We have been unable to discern the exact times that this depot is open. They are generally not open to the public.
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About Connect Group (owners of Tuffnells)
Connect Group PLC
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Smiths News PLC
Traded as LSE: CNCT
Headquarters Swindon, United Kingdom
Products Newspapers and magazines, consumables, books
Brands Bertram Books
Revenue Increase £1,089 million GBP (2014)
Connect Group PLC is a specialist distributor, headquartered in Swindon, England. The company, originally known as ‘WHSmith News’ was created and renamed Smiths News PLC on 1 September 2006 from the demerger of W H Smith plc. In April 2014, Smiths News PLC rebranded as Connect Group PLC to reflect the diversity of the Group’s markets.
Connect Group PLC is made up of four divisions: News & Media (including Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine distributor); Books (including the book wholesaler Bertrams); Education & Care (including The Consortium and West Mercia Supplies); and Parcel Freight (including Tuffnells).
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On 12 April 2006, the board of WH Smith PLC announced its intention to demerge the retail and news distribution arms of the business into two separate companies. The resulting companies are W H Smith PLC (continues as the retail arm), and Smiths News PLC (former news distribution arm). The demerger took effect on 30 August 2006.
Rebrand to Connect Group PLC
On 17 March 2014, Smiths News PLC announced it would be renamed Connect Group PLC. This took effect on 22 April 2014 and introduced a divisional reporting structure, consisting of three divisions: Connect News & Media, Connect Education & Care and Connect Books. The trading companies, including Smiths News, The Consortium and Bertrams, will remain the same and continue to trade under their current names.
Connect News & Media
Connect News & Media is made up of many businesses but that its main business is Smiths News, which delivers to 22,000 customers via its 46 distribution centres across the United Kingdom. It employs 4,312 people and has sales of £1,067 million. Its main competitors are Menzies Distribution. It currently has a 55% market share.
On 20 March 2009, Bertram, a book wholesaler, entered administration and on the same day Ernst & Young sold the business to Smiths News for £8,611,622 in a “pre-pack” deal. This division also contains Dawson Books, Erasmus and Wordery.
Connect Education & Care
On 24 April 2012, The Consortium, a wholesaler to the education and care sector, was acquired by Smiths News PLC. This was sold in February 2017.
Connect Parcel Freight
In November 2014 Connect Group bought Tuffnells parcel delivery company for £113.4 million.