Westland Garden Centre Assocation conference winners announced

Westland has announced the 27 names of garden centre staff who have won places at the Garden Centre Association (GCA) conference (January 24-25).

Edward Conroy, managing director of Westland Horticulture said, "We are delighted to be able to provide the 27 successful applicants the chance to attend the GCA Conference which always inspires those who come along.  I look forward to seeing them all at the end of the month."

Dennis Espley, GCA chairman elect, said: "We’re really grateful to Edward Conroy and Westland for this innovative idea and generous sponsorship; we are sure it will be of great benefit to the fortunate recipients"

Winners of the prize are:


Paul Hirst

Amitages Garden Centre

Rebecca Gibbons

Bents Garden & Home

Matthew Dickinson

Bents Garden & Home

Malcolm Mills

Castle Gardens (The Gardens Group)

Terry Austin

Coolings Nurseries

Toby Davies

Coolings Nurseries

Dylan Cairns

Cowells Garden Centre

Paul Williams

Gardenlands Garden & Leisure

Stephanie Young


Ryan Dick


Sarah Crees

Garsons Esher

Victoria Wylde

Garsons Titchfield

Jason Greenwood

Knights Plant & Life

John Marlew

Knights Plant Centre Betchworth

Harry Cort

Melbicks Garden & Leisure

Steven Pattison

Millbrook Garden Company

Richard Traverse

Raemoir Garden Centre

Gareth Morgan

Raglan Garden Centre

Paulyn Edmed

Ruxley Manor

Richard O'Hara

Ruxley Manor

Ed Ridgeon

Squires Badshot Lea

William Kingham

Squires Garden Centres

Julie Dyde

Stratford Garden Centre

Lauren Green

Stratford Garden Centre

Stephen Fry

The Gardens Group

Karen Collins

Webbs of Wychbold

Claire Darby

Webbs of Wychbold

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