British Garden Centres to breathe life into former Grass Roots building with new store just outside Harrogate
British Garden Centres is opening a new branch in the former Grass Roots store on Ripon Road just outside Harrogate.
Harrogate Garden Centre, also previously known as Cascades Garden Centre, has been closed for more than a year but will be ready for reopening in early April. It will be BGC’s 58th branch. The new store will create 40 jobs, with an extra 15 created when the restaurant can reopen in the summer.
BGC founder Charles Stubbs said “I’m delighted we can bring the unique BGC offer to the Harrogate area. I’m excited by the prospect of re-opening the garden centre and we are going to pull out all the stops and open in April with our full gardening range.”
British Garden Centres was started over 30 years ago by brothers, Charles and Robert Stubbs, in Woodthorpe, Lincolnshire. The business is still very much family led with the second generation already playing an active part. Alongside the family, 2,500 colleagues helping to grow the UKs largest family owned garden centre group.
For more information about the centre and the vacancies available, go to www.britishgardencentres.com