Ritchies acquire spray concrete specialists

20 July 2000 09:53 - BAM Nuttall Ltd

Leading geotechnical contractor Ritchies continues with its strategy for national growth with the recent acquisition of north west based spray concrete and structural repair specialists Concrete Construction Limited [CCT].

The move further strengthens Ritchies position as one of the UK’s leading specialist geotechnical contractors and reinforces the company’s presence in the north of England.

Commenting on the deal was Ritchies director Ian Dalgleish: "We are delighted with the purchase which allows us to integrate additional specialist skills and resource into our existing portfolio of services. The financial support available from Ritchies will allow CCT to pursue a number of new markets and undertake larger projects with existing customers under the Ritchies brand."

Managing director of CCT Bill Jones will now move his team to Wigan to join Ritchies’ existing regional office.

Ritchies is a division of Edmund Nuttall Ltd, an operating company of the European construction group HBG, Hollandsche Beton Group nv. The company operates through three regional offices in Kilsyth, Wigan and Clevedon.

For further information, please contact:

Peter Bishop, Public Relations Manager, Edmund Nuttall Ltd, St James House, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3XW. Telephone: [+44] 01276 854708, telefax: [+44] 01276 854710, e-mail: peter.bishop@edmund-nuttall.co.uk