Whitehall managing director Peter Self said: "Both James and Wilfred are obviously very keen to back ventures that create jobs. We're already a major employer in the area with more than 100 staff and our proposals look set to create a further 75 new jobs for locals." The garden centre's planning application is due to be heard at North Wiltshire District Council's planning committee on 30 July.
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