Northern Ireland garden centre to open in former church

A third Hillmount garden centre is set to open in County Down, Northern Ireland.

The garden centre will open in Newtownards later this year with an investment of £1m.

The Mercer family opened their first nursery in Castlereagh almost 80 years ago and also have a store in Bangor.

The centre will employ 25 people, will be in the former Thriving Life Church and will have a 55-seater restaurant ‘The Gardeners Rest’.


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