Creditors at AM Widdowson & Son have voted to approve a CVA that will see them paid 36.12p in the pound. Creditors met to vote on the CVA proposals at the Leicester haulier on Friday 3 July. It was approved ahead of a winding up petition hearing at the High Court of Justice, chancery division, in Manchester on Monday 7 July. That winding up petition has been dismissed. Kate Murphy and Conrad Beighton of Leonard Curtis Recovery have been appointed […]
With Widdowson Logistics in administration once more, Motortransport.co.uk revisits the events that lead to the operator’s pre-pack in July 2016. Although incorporated in 1975, business conducted by former coal merchant AM Widdowson & Son can be traced back more than 100 years. Like any haulage firm with a few years on the clock there’s been plenty of ups and downs, but for this Leicestershire outfit it’s been a particularly breathless few years. A stricken AM Widdowson was kept on the […]
The Widdowson Corporation has been officially dissolved, closing a tumultuous chapter in the long running saga that saw haulier AM Widdowson & Son hit the skids and ultimately cease to be.
It has emerged that chilled and ambient logistics specialist Davis Haulage entered into a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) months after it was bought by the owner of Widdowson Group.