SWINDON'S three Screwfix stores are taking part in a nationwide competition to find Britain's Top Tradesperson.

The branch wants plumbers, electricians, builders and carpenters from Swindon to put themselves forward for the top prize.The annual competition aims to celebrate the work and professionalism of UK tradespeople, with the winner receiving £10,000 worth of tools, £5,000 of tech and £5,000 to go towards future training.

Caroline Welsh of Screwfix said: “As Screwfix celebrates the 10th anniversary of Britain’s Top Tradesperson, our goal is to find someone who is the embodiment of their trade. The search is on to crown someone who not only champions their trade, but also acts as an ambassador to help future-proof the industry and encourage future generations.

“Since we launched the competition in 2009, we have seen record levels of entrants year on year and we are excited to see what this year has to offer. We know from talking to our trade customers how much they enjoy taking part, and with such strong competition we will be looking for one high calibre individual.”

Entries are open until August at screwfix.com/btt