Glass giant Pilkington is to close its factory site in Aintree, UK next month, with the loss of 51 jobs.

The roof-glazing factory will shut the Aintree Racecourse business park site next month.

Nippon Sheet Glass group, which owns St Helens-based Pilkington, will also close a Basingstoke, UK site this February, with the loss of another 41 workers.