GCA award winners 2016/2017

The GCA awards were presented at our annual conference held in St. Andrews in January 2017.

 

Our Chief Executive, Iain Wylie, said: “I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of our winners on their successes. It is clear that they have worked extremely hard during the past year to reach and maintain the very highest of standards in garden centre retail excellence. Our inspectors were extremely impressed with their achievements.”

 

The following winners were announced:

 

Garden Centre of the Year

Cowells Garden Centre

 

Destination Garden Centre of the Year

Barton Grange Garden Centre

 

The Top 10 Garden Centres of Excellence

 

  1. Barton Grange Garden Centre
  2. Bents Garden & Home
  3. Burston Rose & Garden Centre
  4. Cowells Garden Centre
  5. Gordale Nurseries
  6. Haskins Garden Centre - Southampton
  7. Haskins Garden Centre - Roundstone
  8. Simpsons Garden Centre
  9. Squire’s Garden Centre - Milford
  10. Stewarts Garden Centres - Christchurch

 

Other winners

 

Award Winner

Barton Grange Trophy for Creativity & Innovation

Haskins Garden Centre - Southampton

Christmas Display Competition


Destination Garden Centre

Barton Grange Garden Centre

 

Garden Centre

Castle Gardens

Dick Allen Award for the Most Improved Garden Centre

Langlands Garden Centre - Loxley

Ruxley Rose Best Plant Area Competition

Destination Garden Centre

Squires Garden Centre - Twickenham

 

Garden Centre

Cowells Garden Centre

The Worrall Cup - Marketing Award

The Gardens Group

The Weber Outdoor Living Award


Destination Garden Centre

Bents Garden & Home

 

Garden Centre

Fairways Garden Centre - Ashbourne

GIMA Award for Excellence in Garden Product Retailing

Destination Garden Centre

Barton Grange Garden Centre

 

Garden Centre

Cowells Garden Centre

Indoor Lifestyle Award


Destination Garden Centre

Barton Grange Garden Centre

 

Garden Centre

Squires Garden Centre - Shepperton

Environment and Community Award

Garden Wise - Dumfries

The ifse Award for Catering Excellence

Destination Garden Centre

Bents Garden & Home

 

Garden Centre

Fron Goch Garden Centre

GCA Associate Member of the Year: The Stewarts/Haskins Cup

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