VALUE garden centre group Cherry Lane has taken over Wyevale’s Barnett Hill garden centre near Clent.

Cherry Lane is now officially trading at Barnett Hill on Worcester Road and the garden centre will be known as Barnett Hill by Cherry Lane.

The acquisition means 34 staff have been retained to remain in their existing roles and it has also created 18 new jobs which can be applied for with immediate effect.

To apply for one of the job vacancies visit the garden centre at Worcester Road, Clent, or

Over the coming weeks, the team at Cherry Lane will be working to introduce a number of improvements and developments to enhance customers’ enjoyment and experience at Barnett Hill.

Nick Rubins, chief executive of the QD Group which owns Cherry Lane, said: “The acquisition of Barnett Hill Garden Centre is another great landmark in the ongoing growth and success of Cherry Lane.

"We are a family run business and this is a major purchase for our Group.

"We are very pleased to welcome the team from Wyevale and are looking forward to sharing with shoppers our great value, excellent quality and ever-changing spectacular seasonal deals.”

Cherry Lane Barnett Hill is the 13th garden centre now owned by Cherry Lane - the UK’s eighth biggest garden centre group.