GCA regional awards honour Wales and Midlands businesses

The GCA has had success in using local award ceremonies to revive its regional structure, says Wales and South West chairman Tony Rash.

Gardens Group director Rash said bringing almost 40 garden centre owners to Sanders in Somerset helped with networking and rewarding and spreading good practice.

Andy Campbell spoke to more than 100 delegates at Sanders and Webbs earlier this month and presented 22 GCA awards. Webbs and Trelawney dominated proceedings, winning 13 awards between them.

They were:

Wales & West

The Most Improved Garden Centre in the Wales & West    RAGLAN

The Best Display Idea in Wales & West                           CADBURY GARDEN & LEISURE

The Auditors Award for Outstanding Achievement              WHITEHALL LACOCK

The Best Service & Facilities in Wales & West                    CADBURY GARDEN & LEISURE

The Best Lifestyle Retailer in Wales & West                      TRELAWNEY

The Best Specialist Retailer in Wales & West                     RAGLAN

The Best Garden Care Retailer in Wales & West                     TRELAWNEY

The Best Plant Department in Wales & West                           TRELAWNEY

The Best People in Wales & West                                               TRELAWNEY

The Best Restaurant in Wales & West                              TRELAWNEY

The Best Garden Centre in Wales & West                                 TRELAWNEY

 Midlands

The Most Improved Garden Centre in the Midlands           FAIRWAYS

The Best Display Idea in Midlands.                                 WHITACRE

The Auditors Award for Outstanding Achievement.             BAYTREE

The Best Service & Facilities in Midlands.                          WEBBS

The Best Lifestyle Retailer in Midlands.                            WEBBS

The Best Specialist Retailer in Midlands.                          WEBBS

The Best Gardening Retailer in Midlands.                         WEBBS

The Best Plant Department in Midlands.                          WEBBS

The Best People in Midlands.                                         WEBBS

The Best Restaurant in Midlands.                                   BYRKLEY

The Best Garden Centre in Midlands.                               WEBBS


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