Parallel Security Acquires Oakwood Security Solutions

Parallel Security Logo SquareNorthwest Region focused security service provider, Parallel Security has announced the acquisition of Lichfield-based, Oakwood Security Solutions.

Originally incorporated in 2011, Oakwood Security Solutions provided alarm response, manned guarding, CCTV monitoring and other security services to Lichfield, Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

Of the acquisition, Parallel Security’s Managing Director, Francis Johnson said, “The majority of our clients are in North Wales, North West England and, increasingly, the Midlands.

“The acquisition of Oakwood Security Solutions, which specialises in key holding and manned guarding, is a strategic move to enable us to capitalise on our growth in the region and further increase our footprint. It will also provide us with an excellent base from which to offer our full suite of training solutions for security professionals. We are delighted to welcome the Oakwood staff into the Parallel team and we anticipate there being further recruitment across the various divisions of our business over the coming months.”

Incorporated in 2017 with offices in Flintshire and Coventry, Parallel Security has grown rapidly. Headquartered in Mold, they offer range of security services including manned guarding, mobile patrols, keyholding, event security and training. Their service area now stretches across the Northwest as well as including North Wales, Cheshire, Shropshire and the Wirral.