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The contractor Kingdom Services Group, an ACS Pacesetters guarding company, has made another acquisition: of ASPRO Security Services Ltd.
ASPRO provide security mainly to the retail, warehousing, and distribution, logistics and sectors. Kingdom provide security solutions, cleaning, recruitment, local authority support, systems, hygiene, training (Skill Centre), and Concierge (Capital Concierge) in the UK and overseas.
Terry Barton BA Hons Law, Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom said: “The acquisition of ASPRO will further strengthen the great work we are already doing within the retail and warehousing sectors and is another exciting acquisition for our security solutions division. Russ Anderson the current ASPRO Managing Director will be joining the Kingdom family and will continue to oversee the ASPRO contracts whilst also undertaking a more strategic role within Kingdom.
“Rest assured that it will be very much ‘business as usual’ with the same great people involved and providing the same great service. Our business model is to provide the very best workforce solutions backed with a fantastic national infrastructure and technology. Strategic acquisitions have always formed part of our group growth strategy and the acquisition is aligned to our culture and values.”
Set up in 1993 the Newton-le-Willows-based firm is one of the largest national privately-run companies in the UK and uniquely, India. It has developed into a business turnover of £100m-plus and 6,000-plus personnel . Security is where it began; cleaning was introduced as a new service line in 2012 followed by other service offers such as Local Authority Support in 2013, Training (Skill Centre) in 2018, Systems and Recruitment in 2019 and Healthcare Recruitment in 2020. Visit www.kingdom.co.uk.