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SPS Security Ltd, a distinguished regional security company headquartered in Hull, is delighted to announce a strategic milestone in its commitment to excellence within the security systems industry. The successful acquisition of a majority share in TESS (Hull) Ltd, a renowned supplier and installer of access control, CCTV, intruder, and fire alarm systems, marks a pivotal moment for both entities as they align their strengths to deliver unparalleled security solutions.

This collaboration not only consolidates SPS Security Ltd.’s position as a key player in the sector but also signifies a significant chapter in the company’s growth, presenting an exciting opportunity for job creation, particularly in the realm of multiskilled engineers and apprenticeship opportunities.

By integrating TESS into its portfolio, SPS Security Ltd aims to reinforce its dedication to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Lee Holgate, Technical Director of SPS Security Ltd, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating: “We are thrilled to welcome TESS (Hull) Ltd into the SPS Security family. This partnership will enable us to pool our resources and knowledge, ensuring that we continue to meet the evolving security needs of our clients effectively. Together, we are set to lead the way in providing cutting-edge security solutions throughout the region.”


L-R Lee Holgate, Richard Metcalfe, Darren Norton and James Smedley.

Unlocking Opportunities for Diversification:

This strategic move unlocks opportunities for diversification and market penetration into new service sectors, contributing to the growth and development of the local workforce. The amalgamation of SPS Security Ltd and TESS brings together two industry leaders with a shared commitment to delivering high-quality security solutions, thereby strengthening its position in the current marketplace.

The synergy resulting from this acquisition enables SPS Security Ltd to provide an integrated suite of security solutions, from consultation and system design to installation, maintenance, and ongoing support. Clients will benefit from a seamless and efficient security experience, tailored to their specific requirements.

Enhanced Client Support and Quality Management:

The integration of the two companies’ capabilities is expected to yield numerous benefits for their valued customers. While the companies will remain separate entities, their combined resources, including a team of 18 multi-skilled engineers supported by experienced management and administration personnel, will strengthen client support in the region. The collaboration also introduces a cohesive quality management structure to deliver a best-in-class service.

Darren Norton, one of the Directors of TESS, added: “This union represents a significant step forward in delivering enhanced security services to our clients. We are excited to be part of the SPS Group and contribute our expertise to further elevate the standards in the industry.”


Broader Security Solutions for Clients:

Clients of both SPS Security Ltd and TESS (Hull) Ltd can anticipate a broader range of security solutions tailored to their specific requirements, backed by a stronger and more efficient support network. Both companies are committed to ensuring a seamless transition for their clients, suppliers, and employees, maintaining the high level of service for which they are known.


About SPS Security Ltd:

SPS Security is part of the SPS Group of companies formed in 1998 and based out of the head office in Neptune House, Hull. Together, they employ more than 1,000 people working on security and cleaning contracts across the North of England, with a 24-hour control room and 30 full-time staff based at the head office in Neptune House, Hull. Today, with centuries of man-hours of experience and encompassing all the latest innovations in the marketplace across the cleaning, security, and technical industries, the business is split into four areas: ICS Cleaning, SPS Technical, SPS Security, and SPS Training.


About TESS (Hull) Ltd:

TESS (Hull) Ltd is a reputable provider of access control, CCTV, intruder, and fire alarm systems, committed to delivering reliable and efficient security solutions to clients in the Hull area. With a strong track record of customer satisfaction, TESS (Hull) Ltd has built a loyal customer base over the years.