There has been more bad news for the London & Edinburgh Swallow Group
after administrators Ernst & Young announced the closure of ten more managed
This brings to 36 the totals number of pubs and hotels closed by E&Y
since being appointed administrator on 14 September.
Angela Swarbrick, administrator from E&Y: ‘It is unfortunate that despite
negotiation with interested parties, it has not been possible to conclude a sale
of these pubs to secure their long term future.
‘Regretfully, we are no longer able to continue trading the sites affected,’
Sites closed are: Guilders Arms, Gildersome, Leeds; The Victoria, Pocket
Nook, St Helens; Blue Mile, Littlemore, Oxfordshire; Centurion, Bicester,
Oxfordshire; The Crown Inn, Mitcham, Surrey; Hambro Arms, Hayes, Middlesex;
Junction, Bognor Regis, West Sussex; Nag’s Head, Slough, Berkshire; Phoenix,
Sunbury-on-Thames; Village House Hotel, Finedon, West Sussex.
Steve Absolom and Will Wright from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to City Motor Holdings and associated companies
Partners from Johnston Carmichael have been appointed as joint administrators to Axon Well Interventions Products UK
Begbies Traynor have been appointed administrators of William Anelay Ltd, York, one of Britain’s longest-established construction and heritage restoration companies
Smith & Williamson has been appointed administrators of charity 4Children