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Business visit to Metcalfes Home Hardware

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If homeware/hardware is what you are looking for then Metcalfes is the store for you. Full of products and steeped in history. First opened in 1948 it has been part of Tring's High Street ever since, although it has changed over the years. Metcalfes offers a personal and friendly service to it's customers, with a vast stock at competitive prices (this is their USP, Unique Selling Point). They have over 30,000 different lines of stock!

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During our visit we toured the premises and looked at the services and products Metcalfes provide. For their business to be successful it is important for them to have and take care of their customers. Customers can order goods online to be collected from the store. Staff serve the customers, run the shop, display the products and make sure their customers are satisfied. Computers, internet, and an electronic till system enable Metcalfes to have instant access to stock control enabling them to reorder stock quickly.

A selection of Metcalfes Products and Services

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Key Cutting Service

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Looking for a special shade of paint? Metcalfes can mix paint in the store while you wait!

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Timber

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Garden Department

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Screws - You can buy just one or .....

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.... use scales and buy them by weight.

 

Metcalfes also own some outbuildings which they use for storage. This area is also used by other businesses.

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Jack & Alice's Kitchen

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Down in the cellar Metcalfes have an amazing homeware selection as well as a bread oven built around 1850 when the Tring/Cheddington railway line was built. You can't see to the back of the oven in the photographs but if you visit the store for yourselves you can see that the oven is enormous. Bakers from the period would have made lots of bread for all of the railway workers.

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Thank You Animation So much for letting us visit your business and sharing all this information with us. We have really enjoyed our visit.

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