Development

Revamped Klondyke Garden Centre in Polmont opens its doors

Revamped Klondyke Garden Centre in Polmont opens its doors

The redevelopment of Klondyke Garden Centre at Polmont has been completed. A new, large extension has transformed the centre and…
Fordingbridge begins construction of widest canopy yet

Fordingbridge begins construction of widest canopy yet

Design and build specialist Fordingbridge has started to constructed a 1,300sqm canopy for a garden centre in Scotland. The canopy,…
Fron Goch completes £1.7m extension

Fron Goch completes £1.7m extension

Fron Goch Garden Centre near Caenarfon is set to enhance its retail experience with a £1.7m extension to showcase its…
MSC secures expansion permissions for Wallingford garden centre

MSC secures expansion permissions for Wallingford garden centre

Root One Garden Centre, Wallingford, is set to improve its customer proposition after planners at Malcolm Scott Consultants (MSC) secured…
Harrogate garden centre now open

Harrogate garden centre now open

The British Garden Centres Group has officially opened its 58th garden centre, located in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.   Previously known…
New high tech laboratory for KP Holland

New high tech laboratory for KP Holland

The internationally operating grower and breeder KP Holland has commissioned Smiemans Projecten to build a technologically advanced laboratory along the…
Garden centre restaurants and cafes open indoors

Garden centre restaurants and cafes open indoors

Eateries are able to welcome customers indoors from today. In the latest stop on the government’s roadmap out of lockdown,…
MSC secures permission for opening canopy at Dunbar Garden Centre

MSC secures permission for opening canopy at Dunbar Garden Centre

Dunbar Garden Centre has been given the green light to construct a new opening roof canopy, an addition that owners…
Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre to start phase 2 of redevelopment

Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre to start phase 2 of redevelopment

Notcutts Woodbridge Garden Centre has announced that work on phase two of its major modernisation and improvement programme is set…
Eastfield Garden Centre reveals plans to extend sales area

Eastfield Garden Centre reveals plans to extend sales area

Work is underway at Eastfield Garden Centre near Bridglington to improve its customer flow and increase potential sales revenue. Business…
Completion in sight for advanced glass structure in botanical garden

Completion in sight for advanced glass structure in botanical garden

Smiemans Projecten is working hard at the special 3,000m2 project in the famous botanical garden in Cologne. Most of the…
Restaurant work underway at Southend garden centre

Restaurant work underway at Southend garden centre

Work is underway to enhance the offering at a Southend garden centre, with a 90-seat restaurant being constructed to complement…
Tong creates new role ahead of the launch of its new Food Hall

Tong creates new role ahead of the launch of its new Food Hall

A Bradford garden centre has appointed a new food hall manager as it prepares to launch an extended offering with…
Construction of large canopy commences at Norfolk garden centre

Construction of large canopy commences at Norfolk garden centre

A sizeable canopy project is now underway at Holt Garden Centre, part of The Kelling Estate in Holt. Design and…
Garsons’ new building supports footfall between farm shop and garden centre

Garsons’ new building supports footfall between farm shop and garden centre

A contemporary link building created at Garsons Esher to connect its farm shop and garden centre has been hailed an…
Alver Valley Garden Centre gets green light

Alver Valley Garden Centre gets green light

A new destination garden centre is to be built in Gosport, Hampshire. The centre will be the third in the…
Expansion of fast-growing Danish chain Billig Blomst realised by Smiemans

Expansion of fast-growing Danish chain Billig Blomst realised by Smiemans

Despite COVID-19, 3,000 m2 of Venlo construction has been realized in eight weeks at the newly acquired garden centre of…
Technology & The Changing Face of Garden Retail

Technology & The Changing Face of Garden Retail

With more and more customers wanting to order products from their mobile devices not having to move from their sofas,…
Advice for running a family business in 2019

Advice for running a family business in 2019

The family business makes us a huge chuck of operators in the UK’s garden retail industry. In all honesty, family…
VIDEO: How garden centres can use TripAdvisor to benefit business

VIDEO: How garden centres can use TripAdvisor to benefit business

GCR catches up with Hayley Coleman, UK media relations manager at review site TripAdvisor. We spoke about how businesses can…
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