Facilities management group completes acquisition of southern target

Terry Barton

A North West-based international facilities management operator has announced the acquisition of an Eastbourne firm, for an undisclosed sum.

Kingdom Services Group is based in Newton-le-Willows and has an 18-strong UK-wide office network, including an operation in India.

It has acquired Colvin Cleaning Group, which has now been rebranded as part of Kingdom Cleaning.

Colvin owner, Gerald Colvin, will remain as a consultant to support the full integration of the business, with his existing team all being retained.

Kingdom said it will be business as usual for the Colvin customers and colleagues, but with the benefits of Kingdom providing even greater capabilities, specialist knowledge, opportunities and added value that come from being part of a 7000+ colleague and £200m turnover organisation.

Gerald Colvin said: “Kingdom Service Group, like The Colvin Group has been established for over 30 years with an excellent reputation in our industry. Kingdom’s nationwide coverage and portfolio of services will provide wider service support opportunities to our clients.”

Terry Barton, Kingdom Services Group CEO, said: “2022 was always going to be a busy year for Kingdom.

“We have very exciting growth plans for all the companies within the group. Kingdom remains a family-owned business with family values and when I was introduced to Gerald there was an immediate culture match. I personally welcome the Colvin team into the Kingdom Group.”

He added: “Colvin provide a best-in-class local cleaning service. The acquisition will further strengthen our ability to truly deliver a national and local best-in-class cleaning service. We can support the existing delivery with group-wide synergies and added value.”