Gouldings News

September 2015
More success for Gouldings at the Garden Centre Association Awards 2015 in Dundee!

Gouldings won the award for Best Indoor Retailer in Scotland and we also won the award for Best Outdoor Living Retailer in Scotland as well as being awarded the runner up place for Best Garden Centre in Scotland.

We’re really proud of our achievement and would like to thank our fantastic staff for all of the hard work they are putting in to ensure that a list to Gouldings is a great experience for our customers.

September 2015
We are very proud to announce we have been awarded 10 awards of merit by the Garden Centre Association.

Our awards include entrance and exit, checkout area, toilets and disabled facilities, farm shop, indoor lifestyle, outdoor living,
bedding and seasonal plants, garden care, catering and safety.

We have also been awarded highly commended garden centre…

The official awards night is on the 25th of September in Dundee where we will find our place in the Scottish Garden Centre league!!! Watch this space…

January 2015
Many thanks to all of our customers who visited us throughout the festive period, we are pleased to announce we have raised for St Andrews Hospice the sum of £6074.50.
We raised this fantastic amount by selling Reindeer Dust, Make a Wish fountain and raffling Christmas hampers supplied by our loyal customers.
We would also like to thank customers, suppliers and friends who donated items for our fundraising.
Look out in the near future for our press release showing our grand total we have raised over the past 8 years for St Andrews Hospice.
Thanks once again.
George Goulding.

January 2015
Gouldings sold £2500 of tablet for Cancer Research UK.
Marie and the team handed over a cheque for £2500 to local Cancer Research UK fundraiser Gill Murray. Click here to see a larger image.

November 2014
George, Marie, Jimmy and all the team would like to thank everyone who came to our Christmas open event. It was a great night!

Our St. Andrews Hospice Donations From Last Night were:
Hog roast £235.49
Raffle hamper £302.00

We didn’t charge for carrier bags as we were donating the 5p charge ourselves. We gave out 587 carrier bags, therefore we will donate £29.34 to St. Andrews Hospice.

August 2014
Gouldings sponsored a group of men who cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats. We sponsored the support vehicle that followed them with their fuel and so far they have raised £4K for Yorkhill Children’s Hospital.
Well done guys!

May 2014
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.

March 2014
Our recent Bingo night in aid of St Andrews Hospice raised a fantastic £4250.
This brings the total we’ve raised for St Andrew’s Hospice to a whopping £46,028.43.
We would like to say a huge thanks to all of our generous friends and customers who have made this fantastic total possible.

June 2013
We supplied plants and compost to Glengowan Primary in Larkhall who are in partnership with Scotrail.
They have adopted Larkhall Railway Stations from Scotrail and they are responsible for upkeep of the planters along the platform.

May, 2013
Little Haven in Forth

Gouldings raised £565 for Little Haven in Forth during the Easter season.

May, 2013
Helping the Community

We donated gardening supplies to Underbank Primary School in Carluke.

May, 2013
We supplied plants and compost to Machanhill Primary School in Larkhall who are in partnership with Scotrail.
They have adopted Larkhall Railway Stations from Scotrail
and they are responsible for upkeep of the planters along the platform.

November, 2012
GouldingsMarie, Jimmy, Gill Murray and Rowan Main, Cancer Research UK, Area Volunteer Manager, receiving their certificate for raising £2500 for selling tablet to raise funds for this most worthy charity.

The tablet was made by Gill Murray and we sold in the Garden Centre.

We have raised over 11.5K in total over the last 5 years.

September, 2012
We are delighted to announce that Gouldings Garden Centre has won the Best Garden in Scotland Award 2012/2013 by the Garden Centre Association.
Other awards of merit were.
Services and facilities 2nd
Plants 2nd
Lifestyle 1st
Restaurant 2nd
Most improved 3rd
Destination centre 1st
Highly Commended Centres Scotland <£4m: Gouldings.

April 19, 2012
bingo prizesThe Charity Bingo Fun Night raised a massive £4210.00 in aid of St Andrews Hospice. Thanks to all of our customers and friends who helped make the night a huge success and a special thanks to all of those who donated prizes.

March 19, 2012
Charity Bingo Fun Night in aid of St Andrews Hospice
Come along on to the Garden Centre on Tuesday 17th April for a fun night to support a great charity.
Tickets are £5 and include a light snack, tea and coffee. Doors open at 6.45pm, eyes down at 7.30pm.

March 7, 2012
Gouldings celebrate winning the title of UK’s Most Improved Garden Centre.
The prestigious Dick Allen Award trophy was handed to owner George Goulding who said “There was a vast amount of garden centre’s from all over the UK in the running for the award. I think we impressed the judges by provising our customers with a better service and a better layout”.
See the full news article from the Carluke Gazzette here.