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British Garden Centres make it 58 with acquisition of Thatcham

British Garden Centres (BGC) announced today that they have acquired the ex-Wyevale centre at Thatcham, taking the group to 58 centres.


The garden centre on the Thatcham site has been closed for several months but the BGC team now plan to move quickly to build a team and redevelop the centre in good time for the Christmas trade.


Joint Managing Director, Charles Stubbs said “I’m delighted we’ve been able to bring Thatcham in to the BGC family. 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 October with our full offer, including Christmas.”


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