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Spie acquires FM firm Garside & Laycock

1 Aug 12 Building services firm Spie has acquired FM business Garside & Laycock to grow its presence in the North of England.

Garside & Laycock specialises in routine maintenance, reactive and refurbishment services in government and commercial market sectors. Headquartered in Preston, the firm employs 80 people and posted a turnover of £16m in 2011.

Clients include the Royal Mail, Her Majesty's Courts Services, Lancashire County Council, University of Manchester and Greater Manchester Police(€21M) in 2011.

James Thoden van Velzen, CEO of Spie UK, said: "The acquisition of Garside & Laycock fits our strategic plan to expand our regional coverage in the North of England and bring niche market skills to widen our FM delivery offering. As a trustworthy hard services provider, this company shares our guiding principles of performance, local presence and sustainability."

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