A family-run wholesale bakery has today (October 12) announced it has entered administration.

Parkers Bakery, located on Parkview Industrial Estate in Hartlepool, has announced on social media the business has been placed into administration on Thursday.

A spokesperson for the company also said it had ceased trading and administrators have been appointed.

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They said: "Parkers Bakery Limited was placed into Administration on 12 October 2023 and has, unfortunately, ceased to trade with effect from the same date.

"Steve Kenny and Richard Cole are appointed to act as Joint Administrators of the Company. Please note that the administrators act as agents of the Company and without personal liability.

"Any enquiries should be directed to KBL Advisory Limited, telephone number 0161 637 8100 or by email to Daniel.cookson@kbl-advisory.com."

The Northern Echo have contacted Parkers Bakery for more information.