Go Ballooning in liquidation not administration

4 April 2013

Ballooning company 'GO Ballooning' has gone into liquidation according to a statement on its website. The company was one of the UK's largest hot air balloon flight suppliers with over a 100 launch sites throughout the country

 The statement reads "The Company is deeply saddened to advise that after successfully trading for over 25 years and flying many tens of thousands of customers we have had to take the very difficult decision to cease trading. The company has been and will continue to work with the liquidator to attempt to formulate a solution for customers."

More will be revealed on the 9th April

The customers will be unlikely to get refunds for rides purchased in advance and should contact the liquidator.  We do not know who the liquidator is at this stage but we advise looking at the website at www.goballooning.co.uk for any updates.

Joe Sadler, of Elwell Watchorn and Saxton LLP, had been appointed to handle the firms affairs. There will be a creditors meeting on the 24th April It is understood that the firm has taken some £1m in prepayments...