WELCOME TO WEBBS - A PROUD, INDEPENDENT FAMILY BUSINESS

Wonderfully situated in the centre of England, Webbs is a family business committed to providing the very best for your garden and home. We have everything for the dedicated and occasional gardener alike, as well as providing great places to visit for non gardeners.

THE WEBBS STORY...

TODAY

Webbs Garden Centres today
Ed Webb, great-great-grandson of the company founder, continues to guide the company forward. With a rich history rooted firmly in gardening and horticulture and as one of the pioneering garden centres in the UK Webbs continues to offer you the expertise, service and quality to make your home and garden a delight.

2009

Webbs Garden Centres open Webbs, West Hagley
Webbs grows once more, creating the West Hagley store. The mission to create a perfect local garden centre takes a huge leap forward in early 2015 when Webbs, West Hagley undergoes a full interior refurbishment.

2006

Webbs, Wychbold expands taking a huge step forward
Webbs, Wychbold expands considerably marking a significant step forward in the choice and experience offered to customers.

2000

The Riverside Gardens at Webbs are created
The Riverside Gardens are officially opened by Richard and Marigold Webb along with one of Britain’s most respected gardening and natural history experts Professor Stefan Buczacki.

1996 - 1998

The Riverside Gardens projects begins
The Riverside Gardens project begins. A major garden landscaping project which sees paths, planting and ground works.

Early 1970s

Webbs Seeds
Webbs take the next step as Richard Webb, great-grandson of the original Edward Webb, and his wife Marigold Webb, begin the development of Webbs as a garden centre and nursery. Webbs continues to establish itself as a leading horticultural centre, regional tourist attraction and award-winning garden centre.

1960s

Webbs Thatch in the mid-1960s
Changes in the seed trade result in Webbs Garden Seeds merging with a company called Bees and moving to Chester. This makes way for a new innovation on the site - a fledgling garden centre under the direction of Michael Webb, William’s son.

1930s

Webbs in the 1930s
The famous Webbs thatched building, still clearly visible from the A38, is designed and completed by Messrs Braziers of Bromsgrove as a reception. The growing business is becoming a local landmark.

LATE 1800s

A Webbs seed catalogue from the late 1880s
Webbs seeds becomes a household name and are appointed seedsmen to every monarch in succession from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. Having taken over the business William Webb, Edwards’ grandson, starts trialling agricultural and horticultural seeds around the end of the 1800s and eventually moves to the current Wychbold site.

MID 1800s

Edward Webb is successfully trading seeds from Wordsley, near Stourbridge, just minutes from where Webbs, West Hagley is located now.