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."