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:

New Managerial Team Appointed At Haskins West End Garden Centre

March 24, 2015

The 140 full and part time staff at the Haskins West End Garden Centre near Eastleigh have a new management team. The recently promoted General Manager Peter Callaway is now supported by the former restaurant general manager Ben Harrison, who has been promoted to Assistant General Manager of the Centre.  Ben’s role as boss of…

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Peter Promoted To Haskins Garden Centre Boss

February 2, 2015

The Haskins Garden Centre at West End, Southampton has a new General Manager. Peter Callaway from Hedge End, who joined the business in 2011 as Assistant Manager, has been promoted to General Manager of the team of 140 full and part time retail and catering staff. Prior to joining Haskins, Peter held management roles with…

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New Boss for Award Winning Garden Centre

August 28, 2014

Julian Winfield welcomes Matt Hill as boss of the Ferndown Haskins Garden Centre. Matt Hill. The 150 staff at the Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown have a new General Manager. Matt Hill, who started with Haskins as a retail assistant at the centre in 1995 has returned to Ferndown as the General Manager. Since 2006,…

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Garden Centre Team Gains Management Qualification

May 14, 2014

Marion Atherton (centre) with (from front left) Matthew Gale, Sarah Austwick, Jason Froggatt, Wendy Smith (From rear left) Jonathan Davis, Eleanor Hastings-Randell, Kevin Ramsell and Catherine Allen. Personnel from the four Haskins Garden Centres in Southern England and the head office in Ferndown have gained their Level 2 Certificate in Leadership and Team skills.  The…

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Long Service Congratulated At Garden Centre Group

April 29, 2014

(From left) Warren Haskins, Colin Brickell and Julian Winfield. Thirty years ago Colin Brickell attended an interview with Chairman Warren Haskins for a Plantman at the original Haskins Garden Centre at Tricketts Cross in Ferndown. The former Summerbee Secondary School pupil had already trained in horticulture with Bournemouth Parks Department. Over the three decades at…

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Peter Promoted To Top Chef Job

February 14, 2014

(From left) Champagne celebration. Ben Harrison congratulates Peter Williams on his promotion. Peter Williams from Chandlers Ford has been promoted to Head Chef at the 460 cover restaurant at the Haskins Garden Centre at West End, Southampton. Peter, who has over 30 years’ experience in the catering industry in the region after becoming City and…

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Mel Congratulated For 10 Years of Great Customer Service

January 6, 2014

(From left) Julian Winfield congratulates Mel Howick with General Manager Nick Joad. The Customer Services Manager at the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre near Worthing has been congratulated for 10 years of service.  Mel Howick, 50 from Rustington, was thanked for a decade of great service to the thousands of customers that visit the centre every…

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