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Churchesfire

Lyceum’s expertise and track record of supporting business services companies will allow us to build scale and diversify our offering

Paul Topley, Founder, Churchesfire

Business

Churchesfire is a nationwide provider of fire safety compliance services based in Southampton.

The company currently delivers the full range of fire safety compliance services to over 8,000 commercial customers from fire risk assessments and safety training to specific detection, containment and evacuation systems.  This includes the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance service for all types of detection, alarm systems, and extinguisher systems.

Market

The UK £1.5bn fire safety market is large, stable and forecast to grow at c.2-3% per annum.  It is underpinned by statutory legislation as well as general corporate governance and best practice compliance.

There is significant potential for Churchesfire to capitalise on the fragmented nature of this market through add-on acquisitions.

Strategy

Lyceum Capital is supporting the existing management team to deliver an organic and acquisitive growth strategy that includes:

  • Market consolidation to diversify services and extend the geographic footprint
  • Optimising its robust technology
  • Strengthening sales and marketing capabilities