Owners of Leicester based Norman & Underwood are working with Begbies Traynor to find a buyer.
The company has also filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator.
A statement said: “The director is working with Begbies Traynor to try to secure a sale of the business and assets of Norman and Underwood Limited.
“Any expressions of interest should be addressed to Richard Temple at Eddisons firstname.lastname@example.org”
Norman & Underwood is one of the UK’s most established roofing, structural glazing and building conservation contractors having been established in 1825.
Clients range from the largest construction companies to private individuals, in sectors including education, commercial, retail, leisure, healthcare, ecclesiastical and residential.
Originally specialising in general plumbing and glazing, the company has evolved to provide architectural and structural glazing, metal roofing and cladding, and building conservation services including leadwork and stained glass restoration.
The firm has worked with major contractors including Kier Wates, Willmott Dixon and Balfour Beatty.The company currently employs more than 65 people.
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