Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Douglas Wallace Architects goes into administration

  • Comment

Douglas Wallace Architects, a UK-based firm specialising in the hotel and spa, retail and leisure sectors, has gone into administration

The UK subsidiary of Ireland-based Douglas Wallace Architects and Designers, known as DWDL, has gone into receivership, but moves are afoot to try and rescue the ailing business. DWDL has operations and clients within the UK, Greece, Romania and Malta, and employs 13 people in its London office.

Neil Mather and David Hudson of Begbies Traynor have been appointed joint administrators to DWDL.

Douglas Wallace Architects and Designers is currently subject to an examinership process in the Irish court, which it is hoped will see a restructuring or sale of the groups businesses, enabling DWDL to continue operating.

The firm has studios in Dublin, Belfast, London and Prague.

Mather said: ‘This business has a great reputation and client base. However, in common with many property-related businesses, it has seen a significant downturn in demand over the last year. We are continuing to service clients, and hope to be able to save as many jobs as possible in the UK by selling the core business to enable to it grow in future. We have had interest from prospective purchasers and will be working with its parent company in Ireland. Any other interested parties should contact us as soon as possible.’

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs