Lifetime Achievement Award: Dennis Espley

By 26th February 2017Tillington Group

Garden Retail Awards 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award: Dennis Espley


Dennis Espley, the current chair of the Tillington Group and recently retired managing director of Squire’s Garden Centres, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement award by the sponsors HTA’s president Adam Wigglesworth.

Dennis Espley received a standing ovation from the audience following a tribute from John Ashley to the popular industry veteran.

Winners where also Hayes Garden World, who took away two awards:

  • Best Garden Centre Event, sponsored by Solex, – for its Fairy World event.
  • Online excellence award


Member Companies

Alton, Bents, Frosts, Hayes, Otter, Ruxley, Scotsdales, Squire’s, Van Hage, Webbs, Whitehall