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  • Wyevale Garden Centres agrees sale of five garden centres

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    The centres are: Brooks; Nailsworth; Aldridge; Keynsham and Shirley.
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    Brooks and Nailsworth went to operators who will continue to run them as garden centres.
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    Roger Mclaughlan, Chief Executive of WGC, said: ?We’re pleased to have agreed the sale of five of our garden centres.
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    “In the case of those centres which have are going to alternative use, we are very pleased to honour our commitments to our colleagues and partners.
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    “We will seek to redeploy our excellent colleagues in our other garden centres wherever possible in coming months.
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    “We would like to thank our great colleagues at these centres, who have been central to our turnaround in the past few years.?

    Ex-Wyevale sites going for ‘alternative use’

    Aldridge, Keynsham and Shirley have gone to purchasers who will develop the sites for alternative use.
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    Aldridge and Keynsham will continue to operate as garden centres for up to 6 months after completion of the sale.
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    Anthony Jones of WGC said: ?These sales reflect our pursuit of positive outcomes for everyone involved.
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    “We are very grateful for the dedication and commitment of the teams at these centres, and we?ll continue to support them through the transition.?
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    WGC has received a significant number of offers for all or part of the remaining WGC business from national, regional and financial operators as well as local entrepreneurs.

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