Elite Lighting Solutions goes bust

Elite Lighting Solutions, the Romford-based supplier of retrofit LED installations, has gone into liquidation along with a number of sister companies in the HSE Group, resulting in the loss of over 100 jobs.

Elite Lighting Solutions specialised in low-energy refurbishments for car parks, roadways and landscaping. It boasted a range of blue-chip clients including BP, Tesco, Shell, Texaco, Mark & Spencer and Euro Garages.
The company also installed LED luminaires at Doha Airport in Qatar. HSE Building Services is now the only company remaining trading in the group.
‘ELS was a successful business, with double digit growth,’ founder Patrick Jubb told Lux magazine. ‘It was brought down by cashflow problems within the group and a bank that was unwilling to support . We had a full order book and the future looked bright.’
The group is in negotiation with US partner LSI international about a new lighting business. A statement is expected early next week.

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