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