Jeweller with town branch in administration

Azendi specialises in silver jewellery. (S)
Azendi specialises in silver jewellery. (S)

A JEWELLERS with a store at Station Square has filed for administration.

Adrian Berry and Daniel Butters, partners at Deloitte, have been appointed joint administrators to silver jewellery specialist Azendi, which is based in Leeds and employs around 100 staff across 19 branches,

They intend to keep all stores trading while seeking a buyer for the business, which also has stores in York, Bath, Aberdeen and the King’s Road in London.

Mr Berry said: “We are hopeful that suppliers will remain supportive whilst we continue to trade, the business providing us with the best possible platform from which to preserve jobs, and value for all creditors through the process.”