Flower power for local village store after winning Center Parcs contract

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The Flower Shop Woburn has won the contract to supply Center Parcs with flowers for 2014.

The contract will see the firm supply floristry services to meet the needs of Center Parcs fifth and final holiday resort in Millbrook Woburn Forest over the next few years.

The Flower Shop Woburn will provide a variety of beautiful flowers to meet the specific requirements of the Center Parcs guests.

The business has over 15 years of retail floristry experience having started back in 1998.

In total the team has over 60 years’ experience in floristry.

Owner Lesley Symonds said: “This is a fantastic result for us.

“The Flower Shop Woburn is excited to be involved in such a prestigious brand. Our own values complement Center Parcs’ ethos of being sensitive to the environment, sustainability and high quality products and services.”

Samantha Stevenson, category buyer at Center Parcs, said “Our suppliers are an extension of our business and it is their commitment to providing a good service and good products that means

we can deliver an exceptional short break experience.

“Choosing the right flower supplier for our business is a decision is not taken lightly, we ensure that our suppliers can deliver what we need as well as having the same values as we do such as sensitivity to the environment and a high standard of quality.

“We are delighted to be working with The Flower Shop Woburn and look forward to developing this relationship over the years to come.”

With the construction of Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire well underway, The Flower Shop Woburn will be ready to supply Center Parcs from January 2014.