Holly Farm Nurseries obtains certificate for covered retail space

Holly Farm Nurseries of Prees in Shropshire has obtained a lawful development certificate for the use of its site as a garden centre.

Around 1,700sq m of indoor or covered nursery floor space can be used as unrestricted A1 retail space, thanks to an application submitted by planning specialist Malcolm Scott Consultants.

The certificate will help smooth the passage for future redevelopment at the site and will give the owners the freedom to develop it in a manner that would have otherwise been unavailable.

Holly Farm Nurseries' Tim Noble said: "We are delighted that we now have permission in place to allow for a broader range of goods to be sold this coming season. We are pleased with the result and the speed of the decision, which was obtained within three months."

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