Still hard at work at 81

15/02/18 News

South Downs Nurseries employee, John Daley, celebrated his 81st Birthday last week and says he has no plans to retire just yet.

The family-run Tates of Sussex Garden Centre Group now employ a total of 18 staff members who are over the age 70, and the majority are based at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks.

Branch Manager Steve Parsons said “We are proud to employ so many over 70s here at South Downs Nurseries. They now make up more than 10% of our workforce and are a great asset to us, offering the rest of the team a huge wealth of knowledge that comes from life experience.”