Key Facts

Looking for some quick Dobbies information? Here’s a little Dobbies by numbers:

  • Founded in 1865 in Renfrew, Scotland
  • 34 stores across the UK (15 Scotland, 18 England, 1 Northern Ireland)
  • Headquarters at Melville, Edinburgh (its base for 75 years) with a showpiece garden centre

Employs over 2,600 staff including:

  • 130 at Central Support outside Edinburgh
  • Over 1,200 in Scottish centres
  • Over 1,200 in English centres
  • 90 in Dobbies Garden Centre in Northern Ireland