A well-known Donegal furniture maker which specialises in making bespoke children’s beds has closed citing uncertainty over Brexit as one of the reasons.
Anderson’s Themes and Dreams, which was based in Burnfoot, specialised in making furniture shaped in trucks, castles and all other requests made by customers.
However, the company has been forced to close and is contacting customers saying it has ceased trading.
“It is with deep regret and sadness that we have to inform you that as of Thursday, June 13th [we] will cease trading,” the email said.
“This is due to overwhelming financial difficulties and uncertainty with Brexit making funding extremely difficult,” it continued.
The owners said they were not taking take “this course lightly or intentionally but have been left with no choice and ordered to cease trading”.
The mail said that “over the years we have made so many children’s dreams come true and the thought of letting any child down breaks our hearts.
A spokesman added in the email”We have exhausted every avenue we could and tried everything but just can’t continue. We are truly sorry for any upset and stress that this has caused and please believe that this is a last resort.”
It concluded by says it is “a small family business that grew too big to handle with staff with families who depended on us too which makes this all the harder for everyone who has lost their jobs and livelihood as a result.”
It then encourages impacted customer to contact their card provider or PayPal for details on reclaiming money spent on orders which will never be delivered.Tags: