Firmingers are employed as Cost Manager on New Stores and Store Refurbishments throughout the UK.
Firmingers have been acting for Boots for more than 50 years and have delivered many hundreds of projects nationwide including the Republic of Ireland. Boots are based in Nottingham and continue to develop new designs and strategies for customers. Boots always try to keep stores open during refits and Firmingers have developed a unique understanding of how to estimate, procure and cost manage projects. Projects can vary from £3k to £5 million but each scheme is treated with the same care. Boots have utilised procurement techniques that ensure good value and good quality while protecting the business.
Firmingers are involved in a number of new store projects in FY 2017 / 18 including:
New Boots stores including
Didcot – Circa £750k
Lincoln– Circa £3.5m
Boots Opticians (stand alone and implants stores) – 5 stores circa £3.6m
Firmingers are actively involved in a number of work streams these include
Sales area refits (on-going programme now in its eighth year) – 136 stores circa £18m
Opticians refits – 133 stores circa £12.5m
Optician’s transfers & relocations – 30 stores circa £2.4m
Shopfront replacement works where Boots facilitate landlord creating temporary store solutions to enable trading continuously during the works-