Garden centre near Wellingborough to remain open during second lockdown

“We take the risk of coronavirus extremely seriously and our number one priority remains the well-being of our staff and customers at all times"

Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 2:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 2:44 pm

A garden centre near Wellingborough has said it will continue to welcome customers through its doors during lockdown.

Value garden centre Cherry Lane has confirmed its garden centres, including the Podington site, will remain open during the UK Government’s second lockdown, which starts tomorrow (Thursday).

Cherry Lane has welcomed the Government’s decision to allow garden centres to continue trading during this second lockdown period.

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Cherry Lane in Podington

Karl Ottolangui, operations director for the QD Group, which owns Cherry Lane, said: “We want our customers to know that we are here for them.

"We have been delighted with the number of people who have visited us this year because they have been enjoying spending more time outside in their gardens.

"We have plenty of winter bedding plants and bulbs to help customers continue cultivating their gardening projects over the coming months.

"We are fully stocked with all the essentials too, including food and groceries, as well as everything else they might need, whether it’s DIY supplies, homewares or Christmas goods.

“We take the risk of coronavirus extremely seriously and our number one priority remains the well-being of our staff and customers at all times.

"With this in mind, we’ve made some changes to our usual shopping experience for safety reasons and all cafes and soft play areas will remain closed until further notice.

"Customers preferring to stay at home can shop with us online too at

“We would like to say a very special thank you to our staff for their continued hard work to provide customers with vital everyday items during this challenging time.

"We are determined to keep smiling (under our masks, of course) and serving our customers safely.”

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