In 2000 Lawsons started trading on the Internet, which was an exciting new venture for the company.
In 2003 Lawsons vacated their New George St property after just over 50 years there to move near a new
development in Plymouth. The new site was 13 Cornwall St. at the same time they opened a warehouse for
of stock to the stores and Internet customers.
In 2004 Lawsons celebrated 100 years of trading with a number of events including a competition to find
loyal customer who had been shopping with Lawsons since his boyhood for nearly 70 years.
In 2006 Lawsons bought an existing hardware business in Ivybridge, which trades from two stores. One
DIY, Gardening, Pets Supplies & Outdoor Clothing and the other in Kitchenware & Linens.
2014 was a milestone year for Lawsons, with the company celebrating its 110th year of trading and Mr John
receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Plymouth City & Waterfront Awards.
To mark the 110th anniversary, ceremonial re-openings of each store took place, with Lord Mayor
Pengelly officially reopening the Plymouth store and new signage displaying “110 years, serving
1904” being added to the shop front of the Plymouth store.
2015 marks another exciting year for Lawsons with the introduction of a brand new website with a great
features including the ability to filter your products by colour, price and brand, read and leave
and save items to your wish list to view at a later date.