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Jobs Lost As Firm Goes Into Administration

Monday June 30 2014

A MAJOR employer in Barnsley has gone into administration - meaning 134 jobs will be lost.

Galglass, which makes galvanised steel tanks from its base on Hough Lane, Wombwell, went into administration last Thursday.

Coun Margaret Morgan said the 35-year-old firm going into administration had come as a "huge shock".

"It was only a few months ago they bought two adjacent houses as they needed extra office space, which to me implied it was a growing firm," she added.

"I'm very sad to hear about this, as we need as many jobs as we can possibly have."

A spokesman for administrators Duff and Phelps said: "Unfortunately, 134 redundancies were made earlier this week.

"The 11 remaining employees are assisting the joint administrators to identify and realise the assets belonging to Galglass."

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Reply Posted by LucyBee on Monday June 30 2014 at 11:28
It's really sad this is happening to companies Nd so many people will be out of work, I worked for a company once that expanded so much as it was doing so well and out of the blue I was made redundant, but things have turned around so feeling positive for all the employees!

Reply Posted by ASOS on Monday June 30 2014 at 16:40
Come and work at asos if you have lost your job, you must be polish smell like **** and youll have to take **** everyday of little dweebs what are called team leaders, who couldn't lead a **** from there ass to the toliet

Reply Posted by guy fawkes on Monday June 30 2014 at 18:17
Another nail in Barnsley's coffin,my advice to anyone loosing there job don't despair re educate then emigrate.

Reply Posted by Observer on Monday June 30 2014 at 18:17
I agree nic i out comments kn here and have them removed???

Reply Posted by chris on Monday June 30 2014 at 19:22
You can't even string a coherent sentence together, no wonder it was removed. If you don't like working at asos, simple, leave.

Reply Posted by Nic on Monday June 30 2014 at 19:42
@chris, they have no choice. ASOS is the only option for some folk.

Reply Posted by Debbie on Monday June 30 2014 at 22:13
Gutted for everyone concerned, I know a few people who worked for them my brother included. They had no warning and are now left with nothing. Hope they all find something else.

Reply Posted by bananas on Tuesday July 1 2014 at 09:14
well said jimmy. but nothing will get done about all these poles etc. gates have been open that long it will just get worse. politicians, councillors love it.

Reply Posted by andy on Tuesday July 1 2014 at 15:02
Why you blaming all the Time immigrants? Look on yourself First than accuse different People, and by the way, it wouldn't be places like asos, next and different warehouses here, and companies wouldn't be investing here if boarders wouldn't be open. You can complain only and not trying to do something better in your life

Reply Posted by Jimmy on Wednesday July 2 2014 at 10:38
Absolute nonsense. Companies would invest here anyway due to grants. The only difference being is that they'd have a British workforce (who would put more money back into the local economy instead of sending it abroad).

Reply Posted by 4ft11andshrinking on Wednesday July 2 2014 at 08:21
Really like your comment Nigel, and what's more the quicker the better!