Tribute to pig building company founder Mick Warkup.
Mick Warkup, founder and chairman of building specialists AM Warkup, has passed away.
A lifelong resident of the East Riding of Yorkshire, Mick formed AM Warkup in the early 1960's and, for more than 40 years, survived and prospered in an industry notorious for it's ups and downs.
Mick was a pioneer of the modern pig industry. In 2002/3 he turned the still family-owned business into a limited company and assumed the role of chairman. Mick is survived by wife Sue, daughters Sally and Tracey and grandsons Sam and Jack.
Sally, Tracey and Jack continue to have active roles in the company.