Lichfield return for Legionella after outgrowing Rugeley base

Legionella and Fire Safe Services is returning to its roots in Lichfield.

Legionella's new Britannia House headquarters
Legionella's new Britannia House headquarters

The company has outgrown its current premises in Wheelhouse Road in Rugeley.

It has taken a new two-storey building – Britannia House, Britannia Way – and will be making the move over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

The official opening of the new headquarters will be taking place on June 1.

Managing director Steve Morris originally started the business in an office at Britannia Way in 2017.

There is enough room at the new premises for the five divisions and for training rooms.

Kym Darby, business manager for LFS said “We are really excited about our move to Lichfield as it shows just how much Legionella & Fire Safe has developed since the company began trading in 2017 and meet our needs with our plans for further expansion. We really are going from strength to strength. We have seen a consistent and significant increase in workload and incorporated additional divisions into the business. In addition, we have secured the resources of some of the industry’s top talent who bring with them a wealth of experience. This ensures our high end service delivery for all our valued clients”

LFS has seen extensive growth over the past 12 months, with the recruitment of an additional 20 staff .

Since 2018-2019 the business is 150 per cent up on turnover and 200 per cent up on profits.

Since the Covid-19 crisis, turnover has increased by more than 100 per meaning LFS has been able to employ a further 12 engineers and four office staff, predominately from within Staffordshire.

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