Furniture store buys garden centres out of administration

Discount group Glendel, which operates Medina Garden Centre on the Isle of Wight and Canford Magna garden centre in Dorset as well as a Superbuy store, has been bought out of administration by local business Vermont Furniture.

The garden centres will continue to trade. No redundancies were made.

Administrator Richard Hawes, a Deloitte partner, said: "We worked hard to achieve a quick sale of the business. We are really pleased to have been able to protect jobs and preserve a tourist attraction which has an important role to play in the local economy."

The owners had closed three Superbuys before administrators came in.


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