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Lloyds British acquired by Speedy Services

- 2017-01-13

Lloyds British are pleased to announce that we have been acquired by Speedy Hire Plc. from the administrators PwC.

Founded in 1977, Speedy is the UK's leading provider of tools, equipment and plant hire services to a wide range of customers in the construction, infrastructure and industrial markets, as well as to local trade and industry.  The Speedy Group provides complementary support services through the provision of training, asset management and compliance services. Speedy is accredited nationally to ISO50001, ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001. The Group operates from 206 fixed sites across the UK and Ireland together with a number of on-site facilities at client locations throughout the UK, Ireland and from an international office based in Abu Dhabi.

Lloyds British will complement Speedy's existing lifting, testing and training businesses and will enhance the overall offering to customers.

Commenting on the acquisition, Russell Down, Chief Executive, said:

"This acquisition gives us the ability to provide enhanced training, testing and lifting services to our customers, and realise synergies with our existing lifting business. I would like to warmly welcome Lloyds British employees to Speedy."

For any further enquiries regarding this acquisition please call Speedy head office on 01942 720 000 or speak to your Lloyds British contact.