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Shaun Miller, MD of Secure Site UK and Ben Howard, CEO of Orbis Protect

Orbis Protect expands security solutions and service offering with acquisition

Vacant property and vulnerable assets services provider, Orbis Protect has acquired specialist security solutions firm, Secure Site UK (SSUK).

The acquisition is part of Orbis’ plans to grow its portfolio of security services and will expand the technology base for both Orbis and SSUK customers, bolstering their presence in key geographical areas and expanding their service delivery reach on individual sites and markets.

Orbis Protect currently employs more than 600 staff across 25 UK locations, working with clients across the private and public sectors. Its services include a combination of physical security, technology security and monitoring of vulnerable assets for customers across a range of sectors. Additionally, Orbis supports customers by providing property management services including clearance, cleaning, infection control and pest management. Orbis also provides contact centre services and protects more than 60,000 people with personalised alarm systems through its in-house fully accredited alarm receiving centre.

With over 30 years of industry expertise, SSUK are a leading provider of electronic surveillance, access management and perimeter security services, throughout the UK to a wide range of sectors including retail, automotive, leisure and construction.

By merging these highly complementary services, clients will benefit from an enhanced product portfolio and increased local resource, which will enhance the customers’ experience and further support Orbis in the delivery of its services.

Ben Howard, CEO of Orbis Protect, said: “I am delighted to announce the recent acquisition of Secure Site UK. This is the third acquisition for Orbis within the past two years following the successful acquisitions of Optosafe in 2020 and Veritas Property Management in 2022.

“This acquisition is fully aligned with our long-term strategy of growing our service offering within a wider customer base, delivering more technology enabled solutions and ensuring that we maintain our position as the market leader for temporary security services within the UK.”

Shaun Miller, Managing Director of Secure Site UK, added: “Secure Site UK has a proud history of seeking to innovate, develop and improve our products and services to serve our customers’ needs. It is great news that Orbis will be able to continue this approach and help us to further enhance solutions for our customers. I look forward to supporting the future growth and am excited about the opportunities ahead of us.”

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