A general view of a Wilko store (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)A general view of a Wilko store (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Wilko collapse: 13 Birmingham businesses owed money by the former discount store

The first Wilko store opened in 1930 by JK Wilkinson in Leicester, and after almost 100 years in business, the company has had to close its doors - Here are the 13 companies they owe money to in Birmingham

Birmingham companies are owed almost half a million after Wilko collapsed and was placed into administration.

The first Wilko store opened in 1930 by JK Wilkinson in Leicester, and after almost 100 years in business, the company has had to close its doors.

Companies House documents show that the company owed £625 million, including £548 million to unsecured creditors, when they collapsed. Wilko owed several hundreds of companies across the world as well as in the UK, the documents revealed.

In Birmingham, several real-estate companies are owed tens of thousands of pounds by Wilko. More than 350 Wilko stores closed down, including in Birmingham. Here are 13 companies in Birmingham that are owed £452,345 in total by Wilko:

Companies House documents show that the company owed £625 million, including £548 million to unsecured creditors, when they collapsed. Wilko owed several hundreds of companies across the world as well as in the UK, the documents revealed.

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