Generally speaking it will take around 2 - 3 months for Companies House to officially close down a UK Limited company.
Companies House will write to you directly once the dissolution application has been received, and again, when the company has officially been struck off. It can generally take around 2-3 months for Companies House to fully dissolve the company subject to workload and whether their is anything to investigate prior to closing.
On rare occassions, a company dissolution request may be rejected. If you have adopted our services we will inform you if this occurs with the reason. Common Rejections reasons include; Duplicate submission of the closure request, company name having changed within the last 3 months, and company is subject to legal proceedings.