Barton Grange and Cowells win GCA prizes

Barton Grange
Barton Grange

THE winners of the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference awards have been announced with Cowells and Barton Grange topping the list for best small and destination garden centres.

The award ceremonies took place at the conference at the Hilton Blackpool Hotel on January 27-28.

·         Ruxley Rose (Garden Centre category) – Cowell’s Garden Centre

·         Ruxley Rose (Destination Garden Centre category) – Van Hage Great Amwell

·         Barton Grange Trophy for creativity and innovation – Bents Garden & Home

·         Customer Service Award – Barton Grange Garden Centre

·         Indoor Lifestyle Award (Garden Centre category) – Fairways Garden Centre, Ashbourne

·         Indoor Lifestyle Award (Destination Garden Centre category) – Poplars Garden Centre

·         GIMA Award for Excellence in Garden Product Retailing (Garden Centre category) – Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth

·         GIMA Award for Excellence in Garden Product Retailing (Destination Garden Centre category) – Barton Grange, Preston

·         Dick Allen Award (Most Improved Centre) – Newbridge Garden Centre

·         IFSE Award for Catering Excellence – Best Restaurant (Garden Centre Category) Poundbury Gardens

·         IFSE Award for Catering Excellence – Best Restaurant (Destination Garden Centre Category) Chessington Garden Centre

·         IFSE Award for Catering Excellence – Best Restaurant (Destination Garden Centre Category) Ruxley Manor Garden Centre

·         Weber Outdoor Living – Best Outdoor Living Retailer (Garden Centre Category) Squires Garden Centre, Hersham

·         Weber Outdoor Living – Best Outdoor Living Retailer (Destination Garden Centre Category) Poplars Garden Centre
 

Garden Centres of Excellence:

·         Barton Grange Garden Centre, Preston

·         Bents Garden & Home

·         Burston Garden Centre

·         Fairways Garden Centre, Ashbourne

·         Garsons Esher Garden Centre

·         Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth

·         Poplars Garden Centre

·         Squires Garden Centre, Twickenham

·         Van Hage Great Amwell.
 

Associate of the Year:

·         Taylors Bulbs

Garden Centre of the Year:

·         Cowells Garden Centre

Destination Garden Centre of the Year:

·         Barton Grange Garden Centre, Preston.

 


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