Electrical contractor S. Washington Limited has been acquired by facilities management partner and Chamber Diamond Ambassador member, D.E.S. Group.
The purchase of S. Washington Limited represents D.E.S. Group’s continued commitment to growing the electrical service arm of their facilities management business. The purchase was completed at the beginning of July 2023, and will allow D.E.S. Group to expand on an already successful part of their business.
“Finding the right business to provide the best quality service to my valued customers was my prime objective, I’m confident DES will execute a seamless transition and continue to fulfil the customers stringent requirements.
“I wish them every success in the future.”
Barry Gavahan, Group CEO at D.E.S. Group said:
“We as a company are very proud to be acquiring S. Washington Limited. Steve has shown throughout his years of service to local businesses the high standards he and his company have set and we feel that Steve’s values and quality of work complement our values.
“With our already successful business model and our commitment to clients we can continue the great work Steve leaves behind. Due to our ability to cover all aspects of facilities management we can create a real one stop shop which will allow our clients to turn to us for any service they require. We have huge experience in the industrial and education sectors as well as working with national contractors across the country.
“This is another positive step forward for D.E.S. GROUP and we feel this will benefit our clients and our workforce in the future.”
Since 1986, Darwen Electrical Services Ltd (D.E.S.) has been supporting businesses nationwide with quality facilities management, electrical, ﬁre and security system installation.
Barry Gavahan said:
“Our purpose is to always provide our customers with a service that inspires confidence across productivity, quality and delivery that is all underpinned by intelligent technology and a highly engaged workforce.
“We strongly advocate creating local employment opportunities, especially for young people.”
D.E.S. Group presently employ several apprentices, and understand that apprentices create valuable opportunities and help to secure the local industry for the future.
If you would like to find out more about the great work D.E.S. Group are doing, visit their website: www.des-group.co.uk