British Gas acquires JK Environmental Services

UK gas and elecricity supplier British Gas has acquired JK Environmental Services for an enterprise value of £7m, including debt and leasing liabilities.

Acquisition of the Hertfordshire-based company, which provides environmental services, sewer cleansing and tankering to the business market, enables British Gas’s electrical and dyno services business to build on its position as the UK’s domestic drain-cleaning service.

British Gas state the acquisition will strengthen the company’s service delivery capabilities in the industrial and commercial sector, with a particular focus on water and sewerage companies.

Electrical and dyno services will take on all 102 JK Environmental Services employees operating from depots across the Midlands and southern England, with the company becoming part of Dyno-Rod but continuing to operate under its own name and continue to deliver existing contracts.