Business expansion
United Kingdom
North West; Cheshire; Halton and Warrington
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Goods In Specialised Stores
47.76 - Retail sale of flowers, plants, seeds, fertilisers, pet animals and pet food in specialised stores

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 May 2014
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Warrington-based garden centre Bents Garden & Home has announced that it is to create 150 new positions. This follows an £8 million bank loan in February 2014 to expand the office and retail space at the site which is scheduled to open in October 2014.

A range of job opportunities will become available from chefs to work in the on-site restaurant to general assistants, customer service staff and supervisory positions. The company has stated that it is keen to employ local labour. Recruitment events will be held for potential applicants on July 8th, 10th and 12th. 


  • 27 May 2014: Liverpool Echo


Eurofound (2014), Bents Garden & Home, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77149, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77149.