Two more acquisitions for growing RSK Group


The rapid expansion of RSK Group continues with two more acquisitions – now in the region of 17 since the beginning of 2023. 

RSK Group
Credit: RSK Group.

It just acquired wholesale nursery business, Crowders Nurseries, in Lincolnshire, and India-based HPD Consultants, specialists in engineering and building information modelling services. 

Between 15-22 June, RSK also acquired ARA Architecture in Devon, Scottish energy and carbon capture specialists Axis, and industrial and infrastructure asset management expert, The Woodhouse Partnership Limited (TWPL).   

Prior to this, RSK acquired railway engineering business, 1stinrail, marking the Group’s expansion into the rail infrastructure sector.  In April, it acquired CX Group, a group of three specialist companies working in the energy sector.    

Prior to that the Group acquired Calibrate Energy Engineering, a provider of commercial heating and chilling systems, near Bamburgh, in Northumberland.     

And before that it announced the acquisition of Hawkins Electrical, an electrical service firm based in Lincolnshire, Southern Ecological Solutions (SES), an Essex-based ecological, arboriculture and landscape design consultancy, and geotechnical specialist 4AP-Geoteknik in Hadsten, Denmark.       

In recent months, RSK also added to its ever-growing portfolio of companies, temporary site service company WysePower, market research agency BMG Research, marine geoscience consultancy Hydrofix, tree and vegetation management firm Treefellers Ltd, mineral exploration and ground investigation contractor Irish Drilling Limited, and technical facilities management and energy solutions firm Richard Irvin FM.     

RSK Group currently comprises more than 175 businesses and employs somewhere in the region of 11,000 people across several countries.  

Its annual turnover at the end of FY22 was £796 million.    

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