Warrington-based Daniel Contractors falls into administration

Daniel Contractors in Warrington Credit: ITV Granada

Administrators have taken over the Warrington-based civil engineering group Daniel Contractors.

The group employs around 1,200 staff and owns Land & Marine, which has a wide business portfolio that includes energy, power and process plant, storage tanks, pipelines and marine business.

The administrators Deloitte say they are hoping to salvage 900 jobs by selling three of the group's main contracts.