Surrey garden centre Woodcote Green Nurseries, acquired by Wyevale Garden Centres in January 2016 but run by its former management on a semi-autonomous basis, increased turnover by 3.5% last year to £16.18m. Pre-tax profits rose to £1.55m, operating profit went up to £690,000 and EBITDA was £2.67m. Gross margin fell slightly to 45.8%.
Turnover at Poplars Nursery Garden Centre near Dunstable fell slightly from £3.8m to £3.77m in the year to January, with pre-tax profits at £175,000.
Polhill Garden Centre saw turnover drop from £11.17m to £10.82m in the year to December, reporting pre-tax profits of £601,000.