EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; East Wales; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Cardiff


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.1 - Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys
Number Employed: 800

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-07-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 800
Planned Job Reductions max: 800
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Foreseen End Date: 01-02-2002

Additional Information

In receivership, the plant in Cardiff failed to find an immediate buyer - Sheerness and Belfast sites won't be affected by redundancies