Geoff retires after 49 years with Wakefield timber merchant

A member of staff at a Wakefield timber merchant's has retired after 49 years.

By Julie Marshall
Wednesday, 1st June 2022, 2:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st June 2022, 3:01 pm
Nick Howarth,  Howarth Timber & Building Supplies managing director wishes Geoff Hill well on his retirement.
Nick Howarth, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies managing director wishes Geoff Hill well on his retirement.

Geoff Hill has spent his whole working life with Howarth Timber & Building Supplies on Doncaster Road, carrying out a variety of different roles over the years

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Now he is retired he has swapped the working day for the school run and looking after his grandchildren and dog.

Geoff is not the only long serving employee at the firm. The staff at Wakefield Howarth have a combined total of 346 years’ service between them, 202 years of these accrued by just five people.