About Palmstead

From small beginnings...

The old Palmstead site at its peak

I remember when this was all fields...

The back-breaking beginnings of Palmstead

The environment has always been a key concern...

The first reservoir of the current site.

Disaster 1987

Damage inflicted by the hurricane of 1987

The new office (circa 1997)

A step up from the old office...

Palmstead's original production fields

Pre-container production...

The office and dispatch shed takes shape...

A former B&Q warehouse is put to better use

Where it all began...

The first Palmstead propagation facility

The core of the new site...

The first buildings on the new site

The first Palmstead fleet...

Delivering our products nationwide

The first production on the new site...

Production on the 123 acre site begins

Preparing the land - Autumn/winter 1968...

Starting the nursery was a family affair

The first production field ready to go...

11 acres seemed big at the beginning.

The entrance to the original Palmstead site

The large lorry friendly roads of the North Downs

The first container grown crops...

The beginning of mass container prodcution

The Palmstead team circa 1990

The first team members on the current site

Building the first reservoir...

...and to think we now have two!

The official Palmstead football team

Sure fire winners!



Palmstead Nurseries - Over 45 years Experience in Providing Wholesale Plant Suppliers

For over 45 years Palmstead Nurseries have been producing quality nursery stock to meet the needs of the Landscape and Amenity industry.

Since our small beginnings in 1968; nestled deep within the North Downs, our company has grown to meet demand and is now situated on a single, highly efficient 53 hectare site in the heart of the Kent countryside.  Annual production has increased to in excess of one million containers and two hundred thousand field grown trees. We now stock a huge, diverse range of products to suit any purpose and we pride ourselves in our ability to provide you with premium quality plants at affordable prices.

South East based Wholesale Nursery

Our current site is ideally located within 2 miles of the rapidly developing historic market town of Ashford. We benefit from excellent communication links to the major motorway networks.

We are now one of the leading producers of nursery stock and our reputation for quality and trading integrity is widely acknowledged. We believe that the key to this success is our ability to listen and respond to the needs of the industry.

Kent Plant Experts

Our experienced nursery team will always be pleased to deal with your enquiries, source all your plant needs and offer continually competitive quotes.

We hope you enjoy our new website and find it informative, however, to fully appreciate the scale and quality of our production we invite you to visit us at your convenience.