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Alton Garden Centre

About Us

We are the largest garden centre in Essex, family run and are currently celebrating our 50th year in business.

We stock thousands of fantastic outdoor and indoor products for your home and garden.. From our stylish indoor furnishings to our traditional and modern garden furniture sets, we have designs to suit everyone. We have the latest technology in terms of pond filters and garden machinery, we house a large area for garden buildings and of course we stock stunning plants and all the tools you need to create your own perfect garden space. On top of all this, we also have an award-winning barbecue display area where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

We understand that creating your perfect space and knowing what are the best plants for your garden can be a daunting task but here at Altons our experienced team are on hand to help you with your every need.
With our vast array of products and competitive prices we are confident that you’ll find exactly what you are looking for within our store.

Our Notice on COVID-19

We are delighted to announce that Altons doors have been able to remain open following clarification from the UK Government.

Please note that the safety of our customers and staff is of paramount importance and therefore we will be implementing a stay safe plan.

COVID-19 Update

Garden Machinery Servicing & Repair

Don't leave it until the grass is growing to give a little love to your garden machinery and equipment. Book in for a service or repair before the cutting season begins.

Call our, our in-house Service Centre today and we will ensure you are ready for the cutting season ahead. We can collect from your premises and deliver back when completed.

Lawn Mower Servicing




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Plant Promise

Our wide range of top-quality plants, combined with the depth of knowledge and expertise offered by our Plant Advice team, means you can be confident that you are buying the right plants for your needs.

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Garden Buildings

Enhance your garden experience with one of our amazing garden buildings. We have a vast range erected on site for you to come and explore. 

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Gift Vouchers

Struggling for the perfect gift? Altons gift vouchers are available in £5, £10 and £20 values and National gift vouchers are available in £1, £5, £10, £25 and £50 values. These vouchers can be redeemed in-store but not online.

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