Howdens Joinery Overview

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1995
  • Company - Public (HWDN)
  • Consumer Products Manufacturing
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

Over the last two decades, Howdens has grown to become the leading supplier of kitchens in the UK. We’ve grown by doing something simple exceptionally well: giving great service to trade professionals. We’re a highly successful business, with more than 750 local depots serving ...
Mission: To supply from local stock nationwide the small builder's ever-changing, routine, integrated kitchen and joinery requirements, assuring best local price, no-call-back quality and confidential trade terms... ...and to provide the builder's customer with enough choice, advice ...

Company Updates

21 August 2018
12/01/18 - Andrew Livingston to join Howdens as CEO Designate Howden Joinery Group Plc today announces that, further to its announcement of 7 July 2017, Andrew Livingston will join Howdens as CEO Designate on 29 January 2018. Howdens' founder and CEO, Matthew Ingle, will retire in the first half of 2018 after 22 years with the Group and Andrew will take over as CEO following a handover period with Matthew. Matthew Ingle said: "Howdens has a number of significant long-term opportunities ahead and I look forward to working with Andrew in helping take Howdens onto the next successful phase in its development."

Howdens Joinery Reviews

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Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Excellent senior leadership. Staff are well incentivised, rewarded and recognised."

7 Mar 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Northampton, England, England
Positive Outlook


Fast-paced, friendly environment. Competitive, successful company which means good job security and great rewards. Autonomy in lots of areas.


The pace can be brutal at times.

Advice to Management

The senior teams are doing most things very well. Work at getting more diversity into senior management teams to create a variety of role models for staff.
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Howdens Joinery Interviews

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Employee Referral14%
Campus Recruiting14%

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    Simple interview with open and honest questions that enable you to showcase your talents and abilities that are relative to the role on offer that you’ve applied for. I can’t think of more than 30 words to write so I guess I’ll just waffle on until I’ve hit the minimum 30 word targets

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Howdens Joinery Awards & Accolades

  • The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to work forSunday Times Best Companies2020
  • Manufacturing Guild MarkThe Furniture Makers' Company2020
  • The Sunday Times 30 Best Big CompaniesThe Sunday Times 30 Best Big Companies2017
  • The Payroll Giving Gold AwardThe Payroll Giving Awards2019
  • Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme awardFTA2017

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Does Howdens Joinery have a pension plan?

...Good pension scheme...

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