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256 year old firm in administration

20 Dec 12 Administrators have been called in to take over at one of Britain’s very oldest building contractors.

Henry Ibbotson & Son Ltd, trading as Ibbotson Construction, can trace its roots back to 1756 in Blackburn and retained family involvement right up until the end.

Insolvency practitioners from the Preston office of Leonard Curtis were called in on 10 December.

The company undertook projects ranging from doors and windows up to complete new builds and house construction.

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