Old UK businesses in administration
The following UK businesses were the oldest businesses going into administration in June 2017. May 2017

The death of a company can be a sad thing. It can be a distressing time for employees facing the prospect of unemployment. Here we list the oldest companies that have gone into administration. Old companies have history and can be well established - sometimes representing well known brands. Although the company had gone into administation, it can does have to mean the death of the company. The goodwill in the brand may mean the business has some desirable assets and a new owner can invest in the business allowing the company to be re-born.

Company Name Company Formed Type Business Administration Date
G.G.I. OFFICE FURNITURE (UK) LIMITED 1974-05-09 31090 - Manufacture of other furniture 2017-06-06
TARGET RECRUITMENT (SCOTLAND) LIMITED 2002-02-12 78200 - Temporary employment agency activities 2017-06-27
ESP TECHNOLOGIES GROUP LTD 2009-04-17 82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified 2017-06-08
ROCKETT PLUMBING AND HEATING SUPPLIES LIMITED 2012-05-31 47789 - Other retail sale of new goods in specialised stores (not commercial art galleries and opticians) 2017-06-23
ARGYLL RENEWABLE ENERGY LIMITED 2013-01-04 43999 - Other specialised construction activities not elsewhere classified 2017-06-16
HYDROLOGY PLC 2013-09-19 36000 - Water collection, treatment and supply 2017-06-20
GREYHAWK BREWERY LTD 2014-02-21 11050 - Manufacture of beer 2017-06-01
WEDUBYOU LIMITED 2014-05-14 79120 - Tour operator activities 2017-06-08
NEW CID LIMITED 2014-09-29 82990 - Other business support service activities not elsewhere classified 2017-06-12
ROSSENDALE OVERLAND 4X4 LIMITED 2016-04-02 45112 - Sale of used cars and light motor vehicles 2017-06-14
NO 17 MARKETING LIMITED 2016-04-14 None Supplied 2017-06-06
EXCEL MEDIA SOLUTIONS LIMITED 2016-12-14 58142 - Publishing of consumer and business journals and periodicals 2017-06-15
EXCEL MEDIA SOLUTIONS LIMITED 2016-12-14 58142 - Publishing of consumer and business journals and periodicals 2017-06-15