Sale of T. Wilson & Sons transport division saves 42 jobs but farming business folds


The sale of the haulage arm of a St Helens farming company saved 42 jobs, according to its administrator. However, a year-long battle to survive the financial effects of the pandemic has ended with the closure of T. Wilson & Sons (Farmers).

Rushtons Insolvency was appointed to the business on 14 June after what it described as "two years of very difficult trading".

Established 45 years ago, the 1,800-acre farming division grew fresh vegetables and salad produce across Lancashire, Merseyside [...]

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