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There is a new Chairman of the Tillington Buying Group

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There is a new Chairman of the Tillington Buying Group, following the retirement after 16 successful years of Harry McDermid.

Dennis Espley, ex MD of member group Squire’s Garden Centres, is taking over.

Dennis said “Tillington is in fine shape and I’m very happy to carry on with the firm foundations Harry has left”

Picture – Harry McDermid wishing Dennis good luck in new role

Member Companies

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

Tillington Chairman Retires

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Harry McDermid, Chairman of the Tillington Group of Garden Centres has retired after 16 years at the helm.

Harry has left the buying group in great shape in 2015 having broken through the £200m barrier.

Harry was for many years Managing Director and Shareholder of Findlay Clark Garden Centres in Scotland before their purchase by Dobbies, it was at this point that Harry took over as Chairman.

The group recently held a dinner to mark the event in Latimer, Bucks, where Harry was presented with a reminder of his time with the group by Richard Webb, a founder member.

Member Companies

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