Haskins Garden Centres

Success stories


As part of a successful, growing business we are proud of our staff’s achievements. We constantly strive to give recognition to team members for their length of service, achievement of recognised qualifications, promotion, being part of one of our Company initiatives or doing something great to help the local community.

Here are some of our recent success stories:

Staff Success

September 26, 2017

Haskins was proud to celebrate with the Institute of Learning Management, Level 2 graduates for 2016/17.   7 members of staff studied the course in 2016/17 from 3 of our 4 centres and Head Office. The ILM course is a recognised leadership and management training programme designed to enable staff to reach their leadership potential…

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Haskins Garden Centre celebrates successful staff and makes 33 promotions

April 20, 2017

In the last year, Haskins Garden Centre has promoted 33 of its employees working at its centres across Dorset, Hampshire and West Sussex. The staff, totalling more than five per centre of the company’s workforce, range from front of house employees to head office support. To mark their hard work and dedication, Haskins hosted an…

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Leadership and management success for employees as at Haskins Garden Centres

February 7, 2017

Eight employees working across Haskins Garden Centres in Ferndown in Dorset, West End in Southampton and Roundstone and Snowhill in West Sussex have achieved success by completing their management and leadership training. In January, the employees received their results for their Institute of Management Level 2 awards which they studied through Bournemouth and Poole College.…

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James appointed as Assistant General Manager for Haskins West End Centre

August 9, 2016

Haskins are proud to announce the appointment of James Varney as the Assistant General Manager at our West End Garden Centre, Southampton. With a retail career spanning 31 years, James, from North Waltham, brings a wealth of senior management experience to his new role, including the position of a General Store Manager at ASDA. Peter…

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Garden Centre Teams Gain Management Qualification

November 3, 2015

Haskins staff achieve Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management as part of Haskins on-going commitment to training and development. Personnel from across the four Haskins Garden Centres and Head Office have gained their Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management. The eleven members of staff, who have all previously completed their Level 2 Certificate in Leadership…

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Work Experience Leads To Job Offer For Nicole

August 3, 2015

Having completed a week of work experience at the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre near East Grinstead, Nicole Milton an 11 year student from Warlingham Secondary School, has been offered temporary or full time employment by the business. David Lilly, General Manager at the centre, said that reports from supervisors and managers in every department she…

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Haskins Appoints New Board Members

June 10, 2015

With further expansion in its sights, Haskins Garden Centres Ltd has added two more board members to the existing team comprising of Chairman Warren Haskins, Chief Executive Julian Winfield and Buying Director Conna Powles.  Lisa Looker, who has been Director of Marketing  for 3 years and the recently appointed Finance Director Glenn Carroll join the…

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Mark Appointed Assistant Manager at Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre

April 28, 2015

A former pupil from Littlehampton Community School has been appointed as Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre’s Assistant General Manager. Mark Lephard, 38 from Worthing has joined the team of 150 staff at the garden centre following a managerial career at Sainsbury since 2008. His first job was with the Worthing Leisure centre where he gained his…

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New Garden Centre Boss At Snowhill Haskins

April 24, 2015

The 89 full and part time staff at the Haskins Snowhill Garden Centre near East Grinstead have a new General Manager. David Lilly from Caterham has over 33 years’ experience in retail having started with Sainsburys as a Saturday worker at the age of 16, and became Manager of several Homebase stores within the M25.…

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