Cash Converters Opens New Expanded Central Hub in Runcorn
Second hand retail giant, Cash Converters, has opened the doors to its newly expanded head office this week (just off Northwich Road in Preston Brook). The office, which is home to 115 members of staff from the local area has quadrupled in size to match the company’s continued growth across the UK.
The retailer’s impressive headquarters will mean that the various functions of the business will all be under the one expanded roof. The premises are home to a dedicated training academy including a mock-shop and Personal Finance compliance suite for new starters. The HR, training and marketing teams, as well as the company’s underwriters and the personal finance division will all be based out of the new headquarters.
There is also an on-site repair centre, where experts will be employed to evaluate and repair items that have come into stores nationwide.
The new revamped building was opened this week by International Managing Director Peter Cumins and UK CEO David Patrick. They were joined by staff from the various arms of the business in celebrating the new chapter in the retailer’s history.
Cash Converters, which is enjoying a period of growth and expansion, has been operating out of the building for more than two years. However, due to the success of the business across the UK, the headquarters has evolved to house, not only the corporate management team, but also the additional personal finance, HR and training divisions.
David Patrick selected Preston Book as a location for the head office because of its access to a wide recruitment pool of talent, its strong motorway links and it also sits in the heartland of the corporate business model.
On opening the new offices, Peter Cumins said: “It is an absolute pleasure to officially open the doors to the UKs newly refurbished offices in Runcorn. After being in the UK for 20 years and operating globally for 28 years we are continuing to achieve great things and the team in place is continuing to excel and drive forward sustainable growth.”
David Patrick added: “Having all the teams under one roof is not only practical, but also gives chance for our teams to connect easier and share experience regardless of division. As we continue to expand and recruit, the office is suited and large enough to grow with us, so we are very much making this the hub for our ever expanding network of franchise and corporate stores.”