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UK: Welland Vale Nurseries in Uppingham opens new £500,000 store
The development was made possible following a £500,000 investment programme. The company secured a £200,000 finance package from HSBC’s Mid Lincolnshire and the Fens commercial team to support the project.
Company owner Trevor Burns, who founded the business in 1974 with two other directors, said: “We are very much focused on the gardener and our product range is aimed towards them, rather than some other garden centres which offer goods which are very much on the periphery of gardening.
“Our wholesale business was still strong but growth opportunities were limited, which has led to the launch of the retail offering.
“We have enjoyed a really strong start to business, with the bright weather bringing everybody out into their gardens.”
The company hopes the new development will help boost sales from £1.25m to £2m.
For more information about Welland Vale Nurseries, visit www.wellandvaleplantsdirect.co.uk
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