Whitehall Garden Centre plans approved

Whitehall Garden Centre in Lacock, Wiltshire, has had plans approved for expansion at a Wiltshire council strategic planning meeting.

Whitehall Garden Centre's Peter Self (third from left)
Whitehall Garden Centre's Peter Self (third from left)
The plan for the garden centre includes expanding by 150 jobs, increasing retail space to 22,478m² and moving to 600 car parking spaces.

There will be more restaurants, an indoor and outdoor playground and a bigger animal area.

Whitehall Garden Centre managing director Peter Self said: "Our proposal will more than double the amount of employees we have and that is a real boost to the local economy.

"This will enhance the shopping experience of people from Wiltshire and beyond. The architecture is in keeping with the area and we have been humbled by the amount of support we have received from members of the public, our suppliers and councillors."

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