EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Godfrey Syrett

Godfrey Syrett

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: North East


Sector: Manufacturing
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
31.0 - Manufacture of furniture
Number Employed: 204

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-01-2019
Planned Job Reductions min: 193
Planned Job Reductions max: 204
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 10-01-2019

Additional Information

Furniture manufacturer Godfrey Syrett has collapsed into administration which has resulted in the loss of 193 jobs. The business which manufactured furniture for commercial and public sector clients operated across three sites in the north east of England in North Tyneside and County Durham and employed 204 staff. The remaining 11 staff will stay on for the time being to assist with the wind up of the business, though the time scale for the closure has not been reported. According to reports the company's phone lines and website are no longer working and its warehouse appears to be closed.