June 2016:   Gilbert Evans has handled the successful sale of Scotland Nurseries Garden Centre in Matlock, Derbyshire to Hillview Garden Centres.  The sale of the independent business, located on a 10-acre site, brings Hillview’s portfolio to 10 centres.

Gilbert Evans partner Mike Gilbert comments:

“The market remains strong and this sale further demonstrates the continuing demand for well-run garden centres.”

You can read an insightful article on the garden centre industry’s continuing consolidation, co-authored by Gilbert Evans for DIY Week, here.