Garden Centre Association Midland, North West and North East winners announced

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has this week (July 20, 2012) revealed the best in area winners at awards presentation evenings for members in the Midlands, North East and North West.

The results were announced at award events on July 17 for the Midlands and July 19 for the North East and North West at a combined event.

GCA chairman Peter Burks said: "We have had another great week with two award ceremonies and are delighted to have announced our winners for the three areas this week. I’d like to congratulate all our members who scooped awards, they should be proud of their achievements as the standards were very high this year."

Garden Centre Association area awards results

 The Midlands

 The results are as follows for the Destination Garden Centre (DGC over £4m turnover) category and Garden Centre (GC under £4m turnover) category:

Best Garden Centre: Webbs Garden Centre Wychbold (DGC) and Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth (GC)

Best Plant Department: Webbs Garden Centre Wychbold (DGC) and Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth (GC)

Best Service and Facilities: Webbs Garden Centre Wychbold (DGC) and Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth (GC)

Best Pets and Aquatics: Webbs Garden Centre Wychbold (DGC) and Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth (GC)

 Best Food Hall: Van Hage Peterborough (DGC) and Byrkley Garden Centre (GC)

Best Restaurant: Van Hage Peterborough (DGC) Pennells Garden Centre, Lincoln (GC)

Best Gardening Retailer & GIMA Award: Woodlands Nursery & Garden Centre (DGC) and Planters Garden Centre, Tamworth (GC)

Best Lifestyle Retailer: Van Hage Peterborough (DGC) and Fairways Garden Centre, Ashbourne (GC)

Most Improved: Brigg Garden Centre (DGC) and Fairways Garden Centre, Ashbourne (GC)

Best Display: Brookfields Garden Centre

Best O/S Achievement: Ferndale Garden Centre

Best Point of Sale: Bridgford Garden Centre.

 

The North East

 

The results are as follows for the Destination Garden Centre (DGC) category and Garden Centre (GC) category:

 

Best Garden Centre: Armitage’s Pennine Garden Centre (DGC) and Cowell’s Garden Centre (GC)

Best Plant Department: Armitage’s Pennine Garden Centre (DGC) and Cowell’s Garden Centre (GC)

Best Service and Facilities: Heighley Gate Nursery & Garden Centre (DGC) and Armitage’s Birchencliffe Garden Centre (GC)

Best Pets and Aquatics: Armitage’s Pennine Garden Centre (DGC) and Langlands Leeds (GC)

Best Food Hall: Heighley Gate Nursery & Garden Centre (DGC) and Langlands Shiptonthorpe (GC)

Best Restaurant: Armitage’s Pennine Garden Centre (DGC) and Strikes Garden Centre, Northallerton (GC)

Best Gardening Retailer & GIMA Award: Heighley Gate Nursery & Garden Centre (DGC) and Langlands Shiptonthorpe (GC)

Best Lifestyle Retailer: Armitage’s Pennine Garden Centre (DGC) and Strikes Garden Centre, Northallerton (GC)

Most Improved: Heighley Gate Nursery & Garden Centre (DGC) and Whiteleys Garden Centre (GC)

Best Display: Heighley Gate Nursery & Garden Centre

Best O/S Achievement: Armitage’s Birchencliffe Garden Centre

Best Point of Sale: Klondyke Group.

 

The North West

 

The results are as follows for the Destination Garden Centre (DGC) category and Garden Centre (GC) category:

 

Best Garden Centre: Barton Grange Garden Centre (DGC) and All-In-One Middleton (GC)

Best Plant Department: Bents Garden Centre (DGC) and Lady Green Garden Centre (GC)

Best Service and Facilities: Gordale (DGC) and Burnside Garden Centre (GC)

Best Pets and Aquatics: Bents Garden Centre (DGC) and All-In-One Middleton (GC)

 Best Food Hall: Barton Grange Garden Centre (DGC) and All-In-One Middleton (GC)

Best Restaurant: Barton Grange Garden Centre (DGC) and Fron Goch Garden Centre (GC)

Best Gardening Retailer & GIMA Award: Bents Garden Centre (DGC) and All-In-One Middleton (GC)

Best Lifestyle Retailer: Bents Garden Centre (DGC) and Burleydam Garden Centre (GC)

Most Improved: Hayes Garden World (DGC) and All-In-One Knutsford (GC)

Best Display: Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World

Best O/S Achievement: Wilmslow Garden Centre

Best Point of Sale: Klondyke Group.


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