Churches Fire & Security Makes 1st Acquisition of 2021

Author - Sam Smith |
Publish Date - April 28, 2021

Churches Fire & Security, a national provider with over 29 years of experience in the fire safety and security industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Detect Fire & Security.

Established in 2003 and specialising in all aspects of fire safety and security, Detect Fire & Security provides services to both commercial and domestic customers.

“We are pleased to confirm the sale of Detect Fire & Security to Churches Fire & Security. We are certain that Churches will continue to provide our customers with the same level of exceptional service that we have taken great pride in delivering. Looking after our staff and customers was our main priority throughout this process, and we are confident that Churches share this outlook.”

Andrew Derrick & Chris Ellis, Co-founders of Detect Fire & Security

For over 29 years, Churches Fire & Security has provided fire and security provisions to over 40,000 sites countrywide, enabling UK businesses to protect their staff, assets and premises from the risk of fire and theft.

“Following the acquisition of Detect Fire & Security, I am delighted to welcome our new colleagues, customers and suppliers to Churches Fire & Security. This is the 32nd acquisition Churches Fire & Security has made and as we integrate the acquisitions, we are always pleased not only to grow our business but take the best from both businesses. This helps ensure we continue to develop and grow our offering, as we continue to work with our customers to keep their property and staff safe from fire and theft.”

Charlie Haynes, Chief Executive Officer at Churches Fire & Security

Churches Fire & Security is compliance-focused, acting with integrity to ensure that all our customer’s obligations are fulfilled. By providing the highest level of compliance and quality, we deliver the lowest risk and overall cost of service to our customers over the long term. Most importantly, this offers the safest environment for people to work, while making sure customers attain a level of compliance in line with their obligation and commercial insurance responsibilities.

The acquisition of Detect Fire & Security firmly supports the business strategy of becoming the UK’s most comprehensive fire safety and security provider.


Detect Fire & Security has been acquired by Churches Fire & Security

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