M&D’s is saved after new company is formed

Theme park M&Ds, which went into administration eight weeks ago, has ‘new’ owners – the family which is its long term proprietors.

The closure meant the loss of 165 jobs in what was arguably the most high profile example of how the virus crisis had affected local businesses.

And its shutdown provoked an outcry after workers said they were left without wages.

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Yet following a series of behind-the-scenes moves it has emerged that M&D’s owners, the Taylor family, has effectively bought out the no-longer defunct attraction via the formation of a new company.

And the bosses have now told its customers that it will re-open the popular Strathclyde Park site as soon as it is safe to do so.

A statement appeared on the theme park’s Facebook page this week stating: “We are delighted to say that Scotland’s theme park has been brought out of administration and has new management in place.

“In line with Scottish Government guidelines, we are working hard to re-open Scotland’s Theme Park as well as Devil’s Island Golf and Amazonia when restrictions have been lifted.”

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