In Administration (when checked on 4 Oct 2018)


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Non-specialised wholesale trade

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Accounts Overdue (checked on 4 Oct 2018)
Annual Return Overdue (checked on 4 Oct 2018)
Company Registration No.:
Incorporation Date:
12 Mar 1973
Financial Year End:
31 Oct
£150,000.00 on 1 Aug 2016
For period ending:
31 Oct 2016
Filed on:
15 Jun 2017

Latest Annual Return

Directors & Shareholder Information
As at:
31 Jul 2015
Filed on:
12 Oct 2015
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Financial Summary

31 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2015 31 Oct 2014
Cash at bank: £6,031 £5,340 £916
Debtors: £165,290 £186,141 £220,684
Creditors due within one year: £380,044 £331,171 £331,101
Total Assets less Current Liabilities: £20,667 £83,153 £203,427
Shareholders Funds / Net Worth: £25,015 £92,343 £215,461
Full details in: 2016 Accounts 2015 Accounts 2014 Accounts

Notices published in the Gazette

31 Jan 2018

E.C. SMITH & SONS (MARINE FACTORS) LIMITED (Company Number 01101047) Trading Name: ECS Nature of Business: Marine Wholesale Registered office: Unit J, Kingsway Industrial Estate, Kingsway, Luton, Beds, LU1 1LP Principal trading address: Unit J, Kingsway Industrial Estate, Kingsway, Luton, Beds, LU1 1LP Date of Appointment: 22 January 2018 Names and Address of Administrators: Richard A B Saville (IP No. 007829) and Andrew J Cordon (IP No. 009687) both of Business Sustainability Limited, 13-15 Regent Street, Nottingham, NG1 5BS Further details contact: The Joint Administrators, Tel: 0333 358 3506 Ag QF101743

10 Jan 2018

E.C. SMITH & SONS (MARINE FACTORS) LIMITED (Company Number 01101047) Trading Name: ECS Registered office: Unit J, Kingsway Industrial Estate, Kingsway, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 1LP Notice is hereby given that a virtual meeting of the creditors of the above-named Company will be held on 1 February 2018 at 10:15 a.m. for the purpose provided for in section 100 of the Insolvency Act 1986. Creditors entitled to attend and vote at the meeting may do so either in person or by proxy. A creditor can attend the meeting in person and vote, and is entitled to vote if they have delivered proof of their debt by no later than 4 p.m. on the business day before the meeting. If a creditor cannot attend in person, or do not wish to attend but still wish to vote at the meeting, they can either nominate a person to attend on their behalf, or they may nominate the Chair of the meeting, who will be a director of the Company, to vote on their behalf. Creditors must deliver their proxy, together with proof of their debt, by no later than the commencement of the meeting. Creditors must deliver all proofs of their debt and proxies to PBC Business Recovery & Insolvency Ltd, 9-10 Scirocco Close, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6AP or vote@pbcbusinessrecovery.co.uk. Unless they surrender their security, secured creditors must give particulars of their security, the date when it was given and the estimated value at which it is assessed if they wish to vote at the meeting. At the meeting, creditors may receive information about, or be called upon to approve, the costs of preparing the statement of affairs and convening the meeting of creditors, and may be requested to consider a resolution specifying the terms on which the Liquidator is to be remunerated. Gavin Bates (IP No. 8983) and Gary Pettit (IP No. 1413) both of PBC Business Recovery & Insolvency Ltd, are qualified to act as insolvency practitioners in relation to the company and will, during the period before the decision date, furnish creditors free of charge with such information concerning the company's affairs as they may reasonably require. Creditors can contact PBC Business Recovery & Insolvency Ltd on 01604 212150 or by email at nicoleanderson@pbcbusinessrecovery.co.uk. Simon Smith , Director 5 January 2018

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Directors and Secretaries

Ritchie Bywaters
4 Jan 2016 ⇒ Present ( 2 Years ) Director
Roy Cannon
17 Aug 1994 ⇒ Present ( 24 Years ) Director
before 31 Jul 1991 ⇒ Present ( 27 Years ) Company Secretary
Bryan Merriman
16 May 2012 ⇒ Present ( 6 Years ) Director
Simon Smith
before 31 Jul 1991 ⇒ Present ( 27 Years ) Director

Charges / mortgages against this Company

- OUTSTANDING on 5 Apr 2017

Previous Addresses

Changed 7 Feb 2018

Changed 3 May 1986

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Company Annual Accounts

Annual accounts were due on:
31 Jul 2018 (this information was checked on 4 Oct 2018)

Accounts for Financial Year EndingDate Accounts SubmittedNumber Of Months After Year End Of Submission
31 Oct 2016 15 Jun 2017 8
31 Oct 2015 26 Jul 2016 9
31 Oct 2014 24 Jul 2015 9
31 Oct 2013 22 Jul 2014 9
31 Oct 2012 29 Jul 2013 9

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