Leekes Blog

  • Leekes Llantrisant April and May update

    As our flagship store in Llantrisant undergoes its refurbishment this spring, we want to keep you updated on our progress. All departments remain open during our store refurbishment and you'll still be able to shop for all the products you love, they will likely just be relocated to a temporary new home. As always, we thank you for bearing with us whilst we create a lovely new shopping environment for you and for continuing to support your local independent store. Furniture & home accessories As…

  • Green is our favourite colour 🌍💚

    Green is our favourite colour, this Earth day and everyday! At Leekes, we are passionate about working towards a greener future, making a positive and sustainable impact on the planet. Our commitment to sustainability is now more important than ever, and we have pursued initiatives that are smart for our business and good for the environment. It is important for us as a business to continuously look for ways to minimise our impact on the planet and to develop our green strategies. The theme for…

  • International Women's Day - 8th March

    #BreakTheBias International Women's Day is a day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Leekes, we believe that it's important to offer a working environment where women's careers thrive and where past and future achievements are celebrated. Around 40% of senior management roles at Leekes are held by women and we are proud to offer flexible working for all of our team members. To recognise International Women's Day, and to promote a world that is diverse,…

  • Be aware and stay safe this International Women's Day and every day

    🙅‍♀️🙅‍♂️ On March 8th we celebrate International Women's Day. A global day that celebrates the historical, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also observed in support or taking action against gender inequality around the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) also recognises this day to end violence against women. Did you know what 1 in 3 women around the world experiences sexual violence by: A husband A boyfriend An intimate partner A lover A…

  • Leekes Llantrisant set for store refurbishment

    In 2022, Leekes Retail celebrates its 125th year having been established in 1897 when it started trading as an ironmonger from the front room of the family home. The anniversary year will also mark the start of the full refurbishment of its flagship store on Cowbridge Road, Llantrisant, South Wales.   The work has started and we will be emptying our furniture floor to begin this work in the spring of 2022. We will be relocating our range of sofas, beds, occasional and bedroom furniture to a new…

  • Leekes Retail Group continues its expansion and announces new Cardiff store

    As a Welsh headquartered, family-owned retailer, we are very pleased to announce that we are opening a brand new store in the Welsh capital, Cardiff! (finally) The Cardiff store is additional to our other outlets in Llantrisant, Cross Hands in Carmarthenshire, Melksham near Chippenham, Bilston in the West Midlands as well as trading a Builders’ Merchants in Tonypandy, where the business was established in 1897, and a furniture store under the brand Park Furnishers in Bristol. Emma Leeke, Managing…

  • Christmas at Leekes 2021

    Decorating the tree is one of the most exciting activities in the run-up to Christmas. Perhaps this year you are planning on starting a new theme for your tree, or you want to surprise a loved one with a quirky bauble as a stocking filler. At Leekes, our products are hand-picked by our expert team of buyers to ensure we deliver products that turn your house into 'your home' for Christmas. Our five themes for 2021 have been curated to allow you to fully indulge in a theme and adorn your home with…

  • New Brand Sneak Peek: Amanda Holden Bedding

    Fancy seeing a new brand sneak peek? Introducing Amanda Holden bedding, coming soon to Leekes. Climbing into bed at night will feel even more exciting with the glamourous and intricate detailing of Amanda Holden bedding. Your bedroom will feel like a 5 star hotel every night, with statement and timeless designs, adding a touch of luxury to any style of bedroom. With the first signs of autumn making an appearance, why not treat yourself to new season bedding? Changing your bedding can add a whole…

  • How to improve your workspace for a happier mindset

    International Week of Happiness at Work - September 2021 Whether you are working from home or in the office, improving and revamping your working environment can make you even more productive. Your workplace is your home away from home, and we spend a lot of time in these surroundings that seems to determine our moods throughout the day. The amount of light in the room and the colour of your home office walls can influence your mood and minor improvements can make a big difference. For International…

  • Leekes Named Finalist for the Excellence In Housewares Awards 2021

      The Excellence in Housewares Awards recognise and reward the UK's top housewares retailers. In 2016, Leekes were named winners of the 'Excellence in Retail Initiative' award for the success of our Privilege Card scheme, and in 2017,  Leekes was recognised as the 'Best Specialist Multiple Retailer'.  This year, we are proud to announce that Leekes is a finalist for Multiple or Small Group Retailer of the Year! The Excellence in Housewares Awards are owned and organised by Progressive…

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