EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Percy Dalton

Percy Dalton

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Suffolk; East Anglia; East of England
Location of affected unit(s): Haverhill


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46 - Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-12-2004
Type of Restructuring: Relocation
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Up to 200 jobs are to be created when Percy Dalton a supplier of nuts and dried fruit relocates to Suffolk. Percy Dalton is leaving London and moving to Haverhill as part of a £9 million investment in a new factory and administration building. Economic development manager at St Edmundsbury Nick Martin said Haverhill was not the company's first choice.