Dobbies adds concessions as sale nears

Dobbies has opened a fish and a home improvement concession ahead of the predicted sale of the Tesco-owned garden centre chain at the end of the month.

Fishkeeper Scotland has opened at Dobbies Garden Centre at Braehead. The store is the second in Glasgow and eighth in Scotland.

The company is an independently operated arm of Maidenhead Aquatics and has 140 stores in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 700 employees. 
Meanwhile, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom firm DM Design, has also opened at Dobbies Braehead. The firm adds to existing sites in Aberdeen, Cumbernauld, Glasgow, Kirkcaldy and Livingston.
Braehead's 'trading partners' now include Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Handy Andy car washing, Garden Buildings Centre, Conservatory Convertors and We Buy Any Car.

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