If you wish to have your item sent through standard delivery, our regular dispatch time is 5 working days, unless stated otherwise. Please note that if you are ordering multiple items, the delivery timescale will be extended to match the maximum delivery time for the whole order. Small parcels are delivered and handed to the customer at the front door of their premises, larger items are delivered on wooden pallets each of an approximate  size of 1m wide x 1.2m deep x anythng up to 2m high. These deliveries are brought onto the front drive of the property if the ground conditions allow or are left at the kerbside if they are not suitable. It is the customers responsibility to remove the products from the pallet and dispose of the timber pallet. 


Over £50.00

If you reside in most parts of the UK and spend over £50.00 delivery is free unless otherwise specified on the product page!* The postcodes that are not eligible for free delivery are shown below. Post codes in these zones will have a standard delivery charge applied.

Zone 3 - delivery charge of £15.00. Postcodes (E, EC, N, NW, SE, SW, W, WC)

Zone 4 - delivery charge of £18.00. Postcodes (CA, DG, EH, EX, FK, G, KA, KY, LA, LD, LL, ML, PA 1-19, PL, SA, SY, TA, TD, TR, TQ)

Zone 5 - delivery charge of £60.00. Postcodes (AB, DD, IV 1-46, KW 1-14 PA 20+, PH)

Zone 6 - delivery charge of £12.00. Postcodes (BH, CT, NE, SP, TN, YO)

 Isle of Man  - delivery charge £120.00

Under £50.00

For deliveries under £50, you will incur a standard delivery charge of £4.99 (per item) to most of England and Wales.


We deliver to the most of Scotland, which has an additional delivery charge.

Selected delivery areas will have an additional delivery charge. These charges are both fair and competitive and are based on our standard 5-7 day delivery service. For further information on our services please contact us at


All deliveries work strcitly on a working day basis! 

If you require weekend delivery you will need to pay a charge of £50


For deliveries to Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands please telephone 01268 761119 for an individual quotation. For further information on our services please contact us at

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Very nice fried breakfast and the staff are lovely and welcoming! The garden centre itself has a lot to offer with beautiful home decor, garden items and more. Well worth a visit. I will be going back again.

- ★★★★★ Josephine Unwin

Very nice. Cafe, nice food, staff very friendly.

- ★★★★★ Dave Fox

Always a pleasant family feel to this garden center and restaurant. People remember seeing you and recall your food likes and dislikes. Give it a try you will be surprised at how nice the staff treat you. Many thanks.

- ★★★★ Sheila Chorley

Fantastically knowledgeable and friendly team! Always manage to find plants and homewares which are spot on for style and individuality. Oh the cafe! Again, super helpful the staff don't even flinch when we request gluten free fish and chips. The garden pot selection is the best for miles around. Definitely my go to garden centre. Thank you View

- ★★★★★ Sandie Adams



View Garden Centre is a family run business, located in the heart of Essex. We stock a huge range of plants and everything else you need for the garden, along with a whole lot more. Whether you are planning a new patio or sprucing up your pots and tubs, call in and see what our vast range has to offer.

Our Garden Furniture Barn is packed with stylish and comfortable suites to suit any pocket - and we can deliver too! To compliment your outdoor living dreams, we also stock a variety of Gas and Charcoal BBQs.

In addition to your gardening needs, we sell a wide range of leisure products. These include: Log Cabins, Garden sheds and Conservatories.

Another asset to the garden centre is our gift barn. The quirky features of the barn are the perfect home for our selection of decorative gifts, accessories and soft furnishings. Whether you're revamping your home or buying a present for a friend, the gift barn is the place to find what you crave.

If all this sounds a lot to take in, you'll be more than welcome to take a rest and have a bite of homemade fayre at our "Passing Thyme" Restaurant.

We are easy to find and only a short distance from Rayleigh, Hockley, South Woodham Ferrers, Wickford, Basildon, Southend and Chelmsford.

We hope that we have whetted your appetite, and look forward to seeing you soon.

Martin & Rayne Collins, Owners



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View Garden Centre
Old Chelmsford Road
SS11 8SJ

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