Thetford Garden Centre plans £3m extension

The Norfolk Garden Centre has submitted plans to Breckland Council for an extension.

image: Thetford
image: Thetford

Thetford Garden Centre has submitted an application to Breckland Council for an extension which will include enclosure of existing open sided canopies, replacement open sided canopies, introduction of specialist retailers, adventure golf course and associated cafe/golf hub, outdoor play area, events space and additional car parking.

Plans say: "The aim of this planning application is to re-establish Thetford Garden Centre's position in the market in order to retain existing customers by updating and improving the existing facilities in order to provide customers with a modern garden centre.

"The proposed works include an extension to the garden centre, the enclosure of existing canopies, the erection of replacement canopies, and the introduction of an adventure golf course with associated kiosk, specialist retail pods and an outdoor children's play area and event space."

Thetford Garden Centre has been situated at the Kilverstone Estate for 27 years. Lucy Nixon and her husband marketing and business development manager Shane Hinkley.

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