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Fairways buy Forest Garden Centre in Matlock

GCA Garden Centre of the Year, Fairways at Ashbourne have just acquired their third garden centre; Forest Garden Centre in Matlock.


Forest Garden Centre, which is similar in size to Fairways at Maccesfield and 30 minutes away from the Ashbourne centre, has been family run for the past 40 years. 


Fairways Director, Ally Moseley, told GTN Xtra "We will rebrand the site as Fairways and look to invest in the business which has a very strong seasonal business. 


"We have already taken control of the small restaurant which was operated by a leaseholder previously. Steve who runs Ashbourne will be overseeing the integtration for Forest Garden Centre to the Fairways group.


"At present the centre does not have EPOS so we are all having to remember how to use pencil and paper to manage things to start with."


On the Fairways facebook page they say: "We are absolutely delighted to announce that, as part of our business expansion, we have acquired Forest Garden Centre in Matlock! This new venue joins Ashbourne and Macclesfield as the third centre in our group and we can't wait to welcome you all to the new 'Fairways, Matlock'.

"This new addition will allow us to offer even more variety for all of your gardening and lifestyle needs. We are dedicated to providing top-quality products and exceptional customer service, and this new garden centre is a fantastic opportunity for us to further enhance your experience.

"Our team is currently hard at work to ensure a seamless transition, stay tuned for more updates and special promotions as we continue to grow and serve the wider Derbyshire community!"


The sale to Fairways was handed on behalf of the vendors by Alexander Mackie Associates Ltd.


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