Maple Ridge Garden Centre sale agreed

Maple Ridge Garden Centre, formerly known as Aylings Garden Centre, went into administration in May 2016 but has now had an offer accepted for the business.

Alexander Mackie Associates (AMA) were asking £1.5m for the centre.

An offer has been accepted for an undisclosed sum, but AMA are unable to disclose any further details yet.

AMA were asked by the joint administrators, Tim Dolder and Trevor Binyon of Opus Restructuring, to find a buyer for the centre and associated buildings.

These include a five-bedroom detached residential house and in total 9.35ha of land located at Trotton in Petersfield, Hampshire.

The garden centre fronts onto the A272 at Trotton and is set within the South Downs National Park, close to affluent population areas and the A3 Motorway.

On-site buildings/structures include glasshouses, twin bay multi-spans, canopies, pergolas, a timber building housing the café along with various other outbuildings. Two concessions are on site: a garden machinery sales and repairs business and a cafe, both on lease.

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