NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, 11th April 2018 – Kingdom is delighted to announce that, as of 1st April 2018, they have acquired the Manned Guarding, Mobile, Key Holding & Response contracts of Keyline Chartered Security.
Keyline were awarded their first security contract in 1977 and for over 35 years Keyline has been providing security personnel to high profile customers throughout the UK.
The Keyline acquisition continues the strategic expansion plans of Kingdom.
Terry Barton BA Hons Law, Chief Executive of Kingdom said: “Strategic acquisitions have always formed part of our growth strategy and Keyline was an opportunity to further strengthen our UK security foothold as well as strengthening our sectors such as the NHS and distribution.
“We look forward to meeting and working in partnership with all our new customers.”
Kingdom is one of the largest, independent and privately-owned companies specialising in security solutions, facilities management, environmental protection and recruitment within the UK, Ireland and South Asia. We were first established in 1993 and are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. Over the last 25 years we have grown from a company with just 7 officers to employing over 6,000 people, and now operate on a turnover of over £106 million.
We successfully manage and lead thousands of high quality service personnel in highly complex public facing environments and support each one through a national network of regional offices. In turn, these are supported by our National Support Centre. Together we form a strong network that is able to uphold the highest standards of support for our customers.
Kingdom is considered the benchmark for quality in our industry and we are accredited by all major UK quality assurance bodies. As recognised pioneers of innovation in our industry we are driven to explore new ways of working and fresh approaches to progression within the support services market.
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