Severn Catering Services bought out by rival

Acme is looking to a stronger future after taking a hit in its 2018 financial results.

Severn Catering Services (SCS) has been acquired by catering, refrigeration, HVAC and fabrication services provider, the Acme Facilities Group.

SCS is based in Gloucester and has been trading since 1985. It provides reactive breakdown service and preventative maintenance cover to a wide range of public and private sector organisations throughout mainland UK.

The firm has a network of engineers spread across the country and centred in most major UK cities, in particular, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

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“It is with great pleasure and excitement that I join the Acme Facilities Group and assist its expansion,” said Chris Hopkins director at Severn Catering Services. “I am looking forward to working with Acme and this deal ensures we can continue to deliver the fast, efficient and reliable service the catering industry has come to expect.”

Chris Allen, group MD of Acme, added: “We are delighted with this latest acquisition and welcome Chris and all the SCS employees into the group. SCS joining the group supports our vision of becoming the customer’s single source solutions provider.

"This deal strengthens our engineering coverage and enhances Acme’s expanding catering division while SCS will be able to offer its customers additional services such as the supply and installation of commercial catering equipment, refrigeration and HVAC.”

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