Tong Garden Centre Development

Tong Garden Centre Development Plans

Designed to improve both the retail and leisure experience for all our guests, as well as our dedicated and growing team, this £4million investment at Tong Garden Centre will offer the following facilities:

Plant Canopy
A new state-of-the-art plant canopy to create a covered outdoor plant department constructed for ease of shopping and visual display.

Indoor soft play
Indoor soft play facility
added to enhance the Grass Hoppers experience by offering a year-round play facility for families.

Coffee Shop
A family-friendly coffee shop located in the newly created indoor play at Grass Hoppers.

New event space
An exciting new event space is being created to host an improved annual calendar of events for all our customers to enjoy.

Two storey extension
The two storey extension
at the front of the building will create a new entrance, additional restaurant and further retail space as well as improved facilities for our growing team.

Log cabins
A number of log cabins planned for the lakeside as part of the new development of this unused space within the grounds.




Development Timetable



Log cabins proposed completion date to be finished

MAY 2020

Proposed completion of new entrance and restaurant

JULY 2019

Indoor play and event centre complete

APRIL 2019

New plant canopy is completed


Demolition makes way for new construction of indoor play and event centre

This £4m investment to develop Tong Garden Centre over the next two years will also create additional employment in the region, forecasting approximately 40 new jobs created on completion of the works. In our continued support of and investment in the Yorkshire economy, we have wherever possible appointed Yorkshire tradesmen to deliver our redevelopment.

Tong Development 2

Tong Development 3