Marlows garden centre completes revamp

Pleydell Smithyman has completed a revamp of Marlows garden centre.

Home and garden products retailer Marlows has completed the first phase of a £1m redevelopment and refurbishment at its 3.5-acre site in Bury St Edmunds.

Andrew Hughes of Pleydell Smithyman said: "The natural look and feel of the concept has allowed Marlows to create an effective and flexible retail space to suit a modern home and garden centre with a strong and welcoming new identity, whilst still retaining its tradition and roots.

"Further works to the outdoor plant area and garden sundries area for spring 2017 will complete the picture leaving Marlows well placed to build on its success in the future."

The changes at Marlows have also included a re-brand, developed by branding consulancy Holy Cow.

Meanwhile, Charnley's garden centre in Cumbria may have to demolish a £1 million extension following planning permission issues. Members of Barrow Borough Council’s planning committee have voted to issue an enforcement notice for the building at Charnley's Home and Garden in Dalton-in-Furness to be demolished.


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