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SPIE, the European leader in electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, energy and communication systems, has acquired GarsideLaycock to further grow its UK business SPIE UK, develop its UK facilities management offering and expand its presence in the North of England.
James Thoden van Velzen, CEO of SPIE UK, explains: "The acquisition of GarsideLaycock 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.”
Paul Garside, Managing Director of GarsideLaycock, says: “From our first meeting it was immediately evident that SPIE UK and GarsideLaycock operate in specialist markets and both have a culture of high quality and customer satisfaction. This unification will ensure a smooth, seamless transition to our clients, expanding the range of services we are able to offer. The integration of GarsideLaycock into SPIE UK ensures a sustainable future for the company and most importantly its people and supply chain partners throughout the North of England. GarsideLaycock is both delighted and excited to be a division of SPIE UK and looks forward to a promising future.”
GarsideLaycock have been appointed as Lancashire County Council’s Strategic Partners for Category C – Reactive Repairs and Maintenance & Planned Maintenance Works Framework 2012 to 2016 up to £900k per annum.
GarsideLaycock has received confirmation they have successfully been placed on the Building Fabric Framework for Merseyside Police Authority after close evaluation and assessment. Mobilisation of the contract will begin shortly.
Secretary of State for Justice has made the provisional decision to award a Framework Contract for the Minor Works Framework Contract to GarsideLaycock after scoring highly and achieving the top ranking of number one in the Awards criteria.
This 18 month extendable contract for the provision of maintenance services across Greater Manchester commences in February 2011.
The £1,600,000 new design & build project was completed by GarsideLaycock in 2009 and will be used by equestrian teams in preparation for and during the 2012 Olympic Games.
This highly complex £1.85m project for Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is being delivered in 7 phases over a 64 week period.
The award in 2009 brings the tally of consecutive Gold Awards to 6.
2 Year framework for the provision of projects typically to £250k. GarsideLaycock appointed to lots covering North West & North East England.
4 year regional (Yorkshire & Humberside) framework for the provision of public sector projects between £100k & £500k.
4 year framework for the provision of project works within 4 price bands up to £2million
GarsideLaycock has won the University of Bradford Framework Contracts for the next 3 years with a value band of £100k - £1m, anticipated spend of £500k per annum.
Europa has selected GarsideLaycock as framework contractor for the next three years.
GarsideLaycock winner of the esteemed Royal Mail Group's National Environmental Award.
GarsideLaycock has received the highly acclaimed Royal Mail Group's Gold Award 2008.