M&E specialist JDL goes into administration


JDL Electrical, Plumbing and Heating Limited in York has told clients it is unable to complete any outstanding works and stopped trading.

Credit: JDL Electrical, Plumbing and Heating Limited.

The M&E specialist, based in Elvington and also known as JDL Subcontracting Limited, said it was “extremely sorry” for any inconvenience caused and told clients to seek alternative contractors to complete the projects it had been working on. 

It added it had intended to place the company into administration and that creditors and suppliers would be contacted in due course.  

It is understood Lee Van Lockwood and Gareth Harris of Leeds restructuring advisory firm RSM UK were appointed as administrators shortly after the announcement, on 13 March.  

All 22 employees have been made redundant.

A company notice reads: “Unfortunately, it is with great sadness that JDL Electrical, Plumbing & Heating Ltd ceased trading on 12/03/2024. 

“It is the intention of the directors to formally place the company into administration and where required the proposed administrators will be in contact in due course. 

“We will be unable to complete any outstanding works and would recommend that you seek an alternative contractor to complete these works. 

“We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused and thank you for your support over the years.” 

Lockwood said: “The electrical, plumbing and heating business was adversely affected by the failure of its sister company, JDL Subcontracting Ltd.

“Both businesses have suffered a significant downturn in work, combined with a historic debt burden, which was built up to keep the companies trading during the Covid pandemic.”

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