Our History

Since JK Wilkinson opened his first store at Charnwood Street, Leicester in 1930 a lot has changed for us, and you as the customer.

In our 80 years of trading we have embraced changes and challenges in providing you with low prices and convenience, whilst still remaining family-owned.

Today Wilko has more than 374 stores and more than four million of you visit us every week; but where did it all start?

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