Garden centres in housing plans

Several garden centres are looking at housing developments.

Developer ZAFT PTC wants to build 32 homes and 900 square metres of office space at Tickenham Garden Centre, which has been vacant since 2012.

North Somerset Council's planning and regulatory committee granted permission for the development to go ahead in principle.

Meanwhile, Scotsdales has held a public exhibition showing the proposed development of 250 homes on vacant and underused land its garden centre at Fordham, Cambridgeshire. The development includes plans to improve the garden centre. Scotsdale also has centres at Cambridge and Horningsea.

Also, plans are also in place to build six new bungalows and single-storey office block on the site of Golden Acres Nursery, in which closed in August.

And Shiplake garden centre, which Wyevale sold in 2009, could become 34 homes.

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