Tennis court firm Doe Sport appoints administrators ahead of sale

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 | ADMINISTRATION

A firm that specialises in the construction of tennis courts and other sports facilities has appointed administrators before an accelerated sale of the business, it has been reported.

According to the Times newspaper this morning (30th January 2017), Essex-based Doe Sport, which has been installing tennis courts since 1926, has asked FRP Advisory to start a sale process for the business.

The firm has installed a tennis court in Tim Henman’s childhood home and worked on the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

Doe specialises in court and multi-use games area construction, synthetic turf, artificial grass and hockey and football pitches. The company has offices in Methil in Fife, Skelmersdale in Lancashire and Feering in Essex.

Sarah Swanick, Doe Sport managing director, said: “It has been a delight to see Doe Sport serve up so many show courts across many of the country’s leading tournaments and to help all manner of sports enthusiasts with their performance in all weather conditions.”

A spokesman for FRP said: “We are assisting the directors of Doe Sport in Essex with plans for an accelerated merger and acquisition process of their operations based in Feering, with a view to seeking a buyer for the business and assets.

“Doe has an enviable track record stretching back generations in the area of specialist sports facilities construction across numerous disciplines.”

Find building and construction businesses for sale.

Businesses in administration


Share this article



Latest Businesses for Sale

Range of Boxed & Ex-Display Lighting & Accessories (Fast Sale)
UK Wide

Closing From 10am Monday 25 March 2019. Subscribe for more information and seller contact details.

Asking Price: Offers Invited
Turnover: £500k - £1m

Newsagents & Card Shop
Royton, Oldham, Manchester, UK Wide

Shopping precinct trading location. Spacious premises. Parking to rear. Mainly managed by staff. Offers invited.

Asking Price: £79,950
Turnover: £480,000

LEASEHOLD


Garage & MOT Station
Aughton, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, UK

Established Since 1990. Automated MOT Test Station completed with reliable and experienced staff. This is a retirement sale. Offers invited.

Asking Price: £359,950
Turnover: £358,198

LEASEHOLD



View more businesses for sale

News Search

Latest News

 
18
 
Mar
 

Buyer sought for Leeds pub group | ADMINISTRATION

Administrators for pub group headquartered in Leeds are on t...

 
17
 
Mar
 

Tavistock places two North East pubs for sale | BUSINESS SALE

The Lambton Worm and The New Plough pubs in County Durham ha...

 
16
 
Mar
 

Construction mogul Dawnus braces itself for administration | ADMINISTRATION

Dawnus Construction, the property development giant based in...

Free guide: 10 Biggest Buyer Mistakes

Sign up to receive our acquisition alert emails to get your FREE guide

Email


Related News

 
05
 
Mar
 

Independent bathroom retailer enters administration | ADMINISTRATION

Thought to be the UK’s largest independent bathroom re...

 
21
 
Feb
 

Lakeside hotel enters administration | ADMINISTRATION

A historic but well-preserved hotel located on the banks of ...

 
31
 
Jan
 

UK's largest manufacturer of ceramic tiles enters administration | ADMINISTRATION

Based in Newton Abbot in Devon, British Ceramic Tile Limited...

Want access to the latest businesses for sale?

Business Sale Report is your complete solution to finding great acquisition opportunities.

Join today to receive:

  • Comprehensive range of businesses for sale
  • Make direct contact with business sellers or their intermediaries
  • Access to all UK administrations, liquidations and winding-up petitions
  • Daily email alerts for the latest businesses for sale & distressed notifications
  • Business Sale Report publication posted to you every month
  • Advertise your acquisition requirements on our "business wanted" section

All this and much more, including the latest M&A news and exclusive resources