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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Get tools at a bargain price at I.C. Discounts, Cash and Carry Warehouse Derby.

Have you ever been to the Cash and Carry Warehouse I.C. Discounts Derby?
If your after a bargain especially on tools then its worth having a look around this shop.

As an example of how good I.C. Discounts is for tools, I managed to get this Blackspur 33-piece security screwdriver bit set for just £1.75 The Same item is £5.48 from Amazon or £19.47 from Farnell Electronics!

33-piece security screwdriver bit set from I.C. Discounts, Derby.

This is one of those places that you go in to have a look around and come out with loads of stuff!

This area of Derby is known as St Luke's/Stockbrook, I.C. Discounts can found on Upper Boundary Road which is just off Uttoxeter New Road (A516).
Sometimes parking is a bit tight outside so best to park on Arundel Street which is just around the corner from I.C. Discounts.
You have to be over 16 to shop here. They have baskets and trolleys but as the aisles are quite narrow its best not to use one!
Some of the sweets are near to their best before dates which is why they are cheap, these are clearly labelled as such.

Address :
I.C. Discounts
87 Upper Boundary Road, Derby.
DE22 3NU
Phone Derby 385195

(located to the right of Firs Youth Centre)
The building was built in 1910 as the Cosmopolitan Public Hall (for public meetings, dances, roller skating)
and converted to The Cosmo cinema in 1923 then a bingo hall and cinema again, It became I.C. Discounts in the late 1980's.

Map Location
Click here for a Smartphone Drop Pin <-- Tap this link on your iPhone.
When you tap the link above, it will launch your mapping application and place a "push pin" onto the map with the exact location of I.C. Discounts. You can then use this marker to get driving, walking or bus directions from your current location.
For example on an iPhone you tap the Directions button at the bottom and this will pre-fill in the start and end locations so just tap the Route button at the bottom and it will show you either the driving route or the walking route.

Google Streetview of I.C. Discounts.

What do they sell?
This is one of those unique shops that you have to go and see for yourself, they sell all
sorts of stuff and at an absolute Bargain price.
The shopfloor is split into four aisles, stacked high with products to the ceiling.
(Don't expect clean wide aisles, this place is a bit claustrophobic.)

In aisle one you have Tools, Cleaning stuff, Toiletries, Luggage, bags, Car products, Electricals
In aisle two you have Kids toys, Stationary
In aisle three you have Clothing, bedding and Duvets, gardening stuff
In aisle four you have tinned food, crisps, biscuits, Sweets, Kitchen ware, Ornaments, Giftware.
Next to the tills are more items such as blank CDs, Headphones, Batteries, keyrings.
Far end of all aisles is more food, cups, mugs.

Technical details on the 33-piece security screwdriver bit set I got from this shop :
The bits in this handy 33-piece security screwdriver bit set are made of hardened chrome vanadium steel for
durability and professional use. The bits are designed for use with specialist tamper-proof fixings such as one-way screws. Housed in a rubber case, the tamperproof bits include hex, tri-wing, spanner, Torx, plus a magnetised extension bar/bit holder for fast, easy bit changes without loosening the chuck on your drill/driver.hexagonal shank for insertion into any drill, hand driver, cordless drill, screwdriver or power tool.

The set also includes a magnetised extension bar that holds the bits for fast changes and longer reach.

The set contains:
- Tamper-proof Torx: T8, T10, T15, T20, T25, T27, T30, T35, T40
- Tamper-proof Hex imperial: 5/64", 3/32", 7/64", 1/8", 9/64", 5/32"
- Tamper-proof Hex metric: 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm
- Tri-Wing 1, 2, 3, 4;
- Spanner (U shape): 4, 6, 8, 10
- Torq 6, 8, 10;
- Magnetised 55mm extension bar;
- Compact 2pc rubber case with lid.

Hope you found this shop review of use.
If you have never been to I.C. Discounts and visit because of this review, leave a comment on what you thought of the shop and what you bought.


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