Business group acquires furniture supply and installation firm

Laurence Barrass and Ted Sidebottom

Lincolnshire-based APSS Group has acquired furniture supply and installation business TPS Office Furniture d, expanding its furniture offering and expertise.

Following the acquisition, TPS Office Furniture, which will maintain its own identity, will join the group and operate from the APSS Group’s headquarters on Kingsley Road, Lincoln.

Founder Ted Sidebottom will stay on as a consultant and Rob Coomber as installation manager.

Laurence Barrass, APSS managing director, said:  “This acquisition aligns perfectly with the APSS Group’s growth trajectory. Over the past 25 years, we have evolved from providing office partitions to offering a complete design and fit-out service. With TPS Office Furniture now on board, a dedicated service for standalone furniture will be available to our customers across the East Midlands and throughout the UK.

“The synergy between the two companies will benefit both sets of customers. TPS Office Furniture’s clients now have access to APSS’ team of skilled commercial design and fit-out specialists, enhancing workspace efficiency.  Simultaneously, APSS customers now have a broader range of furniture options and over 30 years of knowledge, contacts, and experience at their disposal.”