Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants has announced that Barretts on Society St. in Ballinasloe will change its name to Chadwicks from September 11th.
The announcement is part of an ongoing nationwide rebrand by Chadwicks Group which commenced in 2018. Chadwicks in Ballinasloe is the 22nd branch to have undergone extensive refurbishment.
Barretts has a long and proud history in Ballinasloe, having been established by Frank Barrett in 1954. Frank’s two sons, Gerry and Mike, took over the business in 1980 which coincided with a move to its current location on Society St. In 2004, Barretts became part of Heiton Buckley and today’s announcement sees Barretts continue its journey within the Chadwicks Group family.
While there are changes and enhancements to the branch, the team of 17 highly trained merchanting specialists remain the same and customers can expect to still receive the expert product knowledge they have come to enjoy from the Ballinasloe team. The team receives regular training on all the latest product innovations to ensure it can help customers stay on top of the latest trends in the industry.
Commenting on the rebrand, Gerry Barrett, Chadwicks Branch Manager, said: “We are delighted to officially announce that we are now Chadwicks. Our new branch has been upgraded with our customer in mind and visitors to the branch can expect expanded product ranges from top name brands, coupled with expert product knowledge from our talented team. Barretts has a long history in the town of Ballinasloe as we enter this new chapter of our history we look forward to continuing to serve the people of Ballinasloe and the wider region for many years to come.”