Wards The Florist

Wards the Florist has over a century of experience in the retail floral business and is unrivalled in quality, innovation, service and experience.

We offer an extensive range of floral design services and lifestyle giftware from the traditions of sending flowers and handcrafted arrangements, to working with organisations to create original floral solutions to complement their brand and company values.

Wards the florist is fully licensed and can include wines, champagne and spirits, hand-made chocolates, soft toys and balloons with any gift of flowers. With a wealth of in store talent we can create innovative floral designs by using a mix of natural and earthy ingredients, including fresh flowers and plants, foliage and herbs, captivating colours and tones that match the customer's needs. In fact no job is too small or too large. We provide flowers for corporate and social events, weddings, funerals, birthdays, and anniversaries

Our History

Wards the Florist has a long history and our philosophy of providing the very best in floral gifts and customer service has not changed in over a century. The business may have changed but our core values have stood the test of time.

Wards the Florist has continued to be run as a successful family business since the early 1900's and has gone from strength to strength. Wards the Florist was one of the founder members of Interflora, now one of the UK 's most well known brands.

 In 1999 wardstheflorist.co.uk became the first retail florist in York and North Yorkshire to achieve the Investors in People accreditation, confirming our commitment to putting the training and development of our employees at the forefront of the business. We also run the Floristry Modern Apprenticeship qualification in-house with internal trainers and assessors.  

To find out more why not call us today on 01904 360 141 or call in to our retail store at 6 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD.