Liverpool’s Rapid Hardware in administration

THE closure of Central Station forn renovation work contributed to the administration of city landmark Rapid Hardware.

The station closed for six months last year for a £20m upgrade and administrators have said this had a dramatic effect on passing trade.

Philip Duffy and Sarah Bell, based at the Manchester office of the accountancy group Duff & Phelps, were appointed to the business on Tuesday.

Rapid is a family run department store based in Liverpool since 1971. In 2009 it moved from its Renshaw Stree... For the full story register now for free or login below...