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How do you find out if a company has closed down?
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Old 01-09-2008, 3:44 PM
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Hi,

Not sure where this should go but you lot in here seem to know a thing or two.

My Mum has just bought a summer house from Cloud 10 Leisure Products of Exeter. They said she would get a confirmation e-mail. She waited a few days and no e-mail arrived. She telephoned & someone confirmed they had sent it & all was OK. She has tried to get in contact since by e-mail and telephone but there is no reply. I have just tried the mobile which is disconnected!

What can she do to find out if they are still trading?

Thanks

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Old 01-09-2008, 3:48 PM
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Companies House should have this info. Will try and find a link for you.
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Old 01-09-2008, 3:49 PM
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This is a link to Companies House, you should be able to find what you are looking for there.
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Thanks but wouldn't that be later on - as this only happened in the last week?

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Old 01-09-2008, 4:02 PM
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If Administrators have been appointed they should write to all customers explaining the position. You could try a recorded delivery letter asking for details of your order. If there are administrators and your order is not in their system this would alert them to you.
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Old 01-09-2008, 5:11 PM
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how did she pay?
Get some gorm.
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Old 02-09-2008, 12:40 PM
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Credit card! She wasn't going to until I said so! Shows what you can learn here.

Letter has been sent today - recorded delivery.

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Old 02-09-2008, 1:16 PM
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Companies House would only give info on companies. This may only be a business and not a company. There's certainly no indication I can see that makes it a company.
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Just to round off - mum has got her money back from the credit card company & I am now No 1 child. It won't last!

So it looks like Cloud 10 Leisure Products of Exeter are defunct!

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well done you. spread the word far and wide.
always use a CC when dealing with unknown companies, and anything over 100 quid anywhere.
even rolls royce went bust once.
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hi on dec 14th i took my phone into tts telecoms to be unlocked, i was told to return the follwing day which i did and was then told thursday and if the guy wasnt there he would take my phone to bridgwater communications, which he never did and has not opened since, how do i go about getting my phone and sim cards back and has he closed? i've been told he calls in but does not open the shutters please help as this is getting beyond a joke and i have no mobile phone
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Their website is still operating.

http://www.ttsunlock.biz/store/home.php

Have you called them? 01278 458200. I just tried and got voicemail.
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Their website is still operating.

http://www.ttsunlock.biz/store/home.php

Have you called them? 01278 458200. I just tried and got voicemail.
Define "operating"...like a tramp on park bench (MarkSoton?) waiting to be moved on, a website will just sit on its host until hosting renewal time.
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Old 20-01-2010, 4:10 PM
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what about a US company? Is there an American equivalent?
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I bought a car in october and it has so far broken down 4 times. since buying it i have had over 4 weeks worth of days where the car is not drivable. the garage have attempted to repair it so far but keep saying they cant find a problem. this time when it has broken again they are not answering e-mails or the phone and the website has shown no stock of cars. how do i know if they have shut down and where do i stand on getting my money back?
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I bought a car in october and it has so far broken down 4 times. since buying it i have had over 4 weeks worth of days where the car is not drivable. the garage have attempted to repair it so far but keep saying they cant find a problem. this time when it has broken again they are not answering e-mails or the phone and the website has shown no stock of cars. how do i know if they have shut down and where do i stand on getting my money back?
Go there and see what is happening at their site. If they've gone bust that's it. Even if they haven't you won't get your money back now.
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