24.06.2016 - Mick George Ltd acquires Leicestershire based Company Mixco Concrete Limited
Mick George Ltd has announced the acquisition of Leicester based Ready Mixed Concrete business, Mixco Concrete Limited. Mick George took control with effect from May 11th 2016 and will be continuing operations from its North Leicester based site.
The acquisition forms an important part of the companies’ geographical expansion plan into the East Midlands having recently taken on responsibility for the restoration of the former clay pit operated by Ibstock Bricks at their Ellistown works site.
As part of the agreement, Mick George Ltd retained all of the current staff and can assure the existing client base that business is very much as normal. Although now formally part of the Mick George Ltd group, Mixco will continue to trade under its original name.
Mick George Ltd has plans to develop the North Leicester site and has already increased the sites Ready Mixed Concrete production capacity, offering a wide range of other construction and waste related services. The Company now has a total of 20 Ready Mix vehicles in operation together with a large fleet of Skip Hire, RoRo, Trade Waste and 8 wheel tipper vehicles from the site. With over 3,500 skips of all sizes available, the Company can provide both domestic and trade customers with a service second to none across Leicestershire.
Jon Stump, Finance Director of Mick George, said: “We have established ourselves as one of the leading construction service companies in East Anglia and East Midlands providing a whole array of construction and waste based services, and can now provide this in the Leicestershire area. After careful consideration, we felt that the acquisition of this business would help strengthen our position from the outset.’’
Stump continued: ‘’Mixco has a lot of experience in the local market which will undoubtedly prove valuable in our quest to succeed in a new territory. We are doing all we can to ensure a smooth transition for both employees and existing customers, looking to expand upon our excellent reputation that has been built on delivering a reliable, first class service, something we trust the Leicestershire market will experience and benefit from.’’