Isobel Smith

Sowester Simpson-Lawrence final nail

In a statement released at 2.45pm this afternoon administrators have confirmed the winding down of UK, Poole-based distributor Sowester Simpson-Lawrence.

UK chandlery group sold

Sailing Adventures Limited has officially announced that it has purchased Action Leisure's subsidiaries

Sowester still trading

The Poole-based marine wholesaler and distributor is to continue in operation whilst a buyer is sought, it was revealed this afternoon.

Familiar chandlers all in administration

Britain's largest multiple marine retailer, Action Leisure, formerly known as Caverdale, and a number of its subsidiaries have been put into administration today.

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