Matlock Transport Company, the family run general haulier founded more than 70 years ago, has ceased trading. Insolvency practitioners from Sheffield-based Hart Shaw LLP were appointed on 11 September to help liquidate the business. The company was founded in 1946 by Richard Lowe, before brothers Eric, Alf, George and Charles took an active role and began to grow the business. Third generation cousins Julian and Richard Lowe were most recently at the helm and the Darley Dale company operated 46 HGVs and […]
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