Hobby renovators and ‘Bunnings-tragics’ flocked to East Albury to mark the first day of trade at the new Drome Street Bunnings.
The store opened at 6.30am, with a steady flow of visitors throughout the day.
Self-described Bunnings-tragics Graeme and Gayle Scott, of Lavington, said they were very impressed by the new store.
“I’m quite surprised at how big it is and it is very well finished,” Mrs Scott said.
Mrs Scott purchased a cutting tool to help with her china mosaics while Mr Scott browsed the power tool section, saying the pair didn’t need an excuse to visit the store and could never have too many tools.
Gunda Wordsworth and her four-rescue pups travelled from Tallangatta to visit the store.
“I needed things for the garden and wanted to have a look at the new store,” she said.
Ms Wordsworth said the building was much lighter than the Young Street store, and the wide aisles made the store easy to navigate, even with a trolley full of rescue-pups.
The store opened on Monday for trading, with a grand opening celebration to occur Friday through Sunday.