Bents Home & Garden extends with butcher and wine shop

Bents has attracted two local businesses to its new 3,000sqm Food Hall development.

Bents butchers
Bents butchers

Honeywell's butchers from Preston is owned by the Gornall family, while Reserve Wines from Manchester is owned by Kate Goodman, who features on BBC's Food and Drink programme.

Bents Garden & Home managing director Matthew Bent said: "Despite our growth and expansion we are still a family business with a commitment to traditional values and a desire to source locally wherever we can.

We've been looking for retail partners who are not only the very best in their business but also the ones that share our values and we believe both Reserve Wines and Honeywell's have the same exceptional standards for their customers."

The extended Bents Food Hall will offer fresh vegetables, deli counters, bakery, wine and tapas bar, culinary workshop demo area and butchers and wine shop.

The Food Hall is part of Bents' expansion, which includes a new pet department, children's boutique, outdoor clothing retailer, kitchenware department and C-Crafts first arts and crafts superstore.

There will be a pop-up food venue at Christmas featuring Honeywell's and Reserve Wines before full opening in 2015.

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