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Atlas lays foundations for great future with City West deal
Atlas FM has announced an agreement to join with one of London's leading cleaning companies, City West Support Services.
City West is a provider of premium quality services and supports some of the capital's best-known buildings and organisations. Customers include commercial and residential property managers, professional services companies and educational establishments.
The agreement brings into the Atlas group a company with a strong reputation and a long-standing presence in the London market. Atlas is building an exciting single service and total facilities management (TFM) offering that can appeal to prestigious clients who require high quality cleaning, security, engineering and related facilities services.
City West's cleaners are trained to a high level via its in-house academy and accredited British Institute of Cleaning Science Assessment Centre. It is a London Living Wage employer and certified by Planet Mark for its approach to sustainability.
"We are delighted to bring City West Support Services into the Atlas family,” says Chris Wisely, group managing director of Atlas FM. “It is an exciting deal not only because City West delivers a high level of service quality, but also the fantastic clients it works with across Greater London. We have a strong cultural alignment and a consistent ambition for the future - to become a leading provider of high quality facilities services across the capital."
City West's managing director, Martin Fitch comments:
"I am very proud of City West's reputation for service excellence and personal attention to our customers' needs. We are very pleased to be joining the Atlas family, where we will benefit from the additional opportunities that come from being part of a larger group of companies, supporting our continued growth.
“Being a responsible business is our top priority, and we focus on the health and wellbeing of our employees, minimising our environmental impact and providing social value to the communities in which we operate. By working quietly and efficiently, our aim is to ensure that our clients can concentrate on their business and provide their staff, building occupiers and visitors with a spotlessly clean, hygienic, and supported environment.”
Founded almost 40 years ago, Atlas FM has grown from being a small local business to a nationwide facilities and support services company. It prides itself on having a great culture and values, characterised by a family feel and passionate people. Atlas offers the full suite of facilities management services to its clients and employs 8,500 people at over 6,000 sites, working with many of Britain's best-known brands.
10th November 2022