Merger between Bates PS and Paddon FM

Evolve and succeed

The Combination of Paddon FM and Bates PS offers clients a broader range of services, capabilities and solutions covering the enhancement of core services in building services, construction and refurbishment, property maintenance, mechanical & electrical and facilities management. The merger creates an integrated UK wide platform to drive long term growth and facilitate a growing market share in both traditional and new business.

The two highly complementary businesses have begun to realise substantial efficiencies by bringing both organisations together. We have a well defined integration road map that will ensure the stingiest combination of talent and best practices that will realise the full benefit of the merger to its customers and staff.

The merger enhances our services around a specialist area of mechanical and electrical projects and maintenance, construction, refurbishment and building maintenance. The ability to maintain your fabric and infrastructure that keeps your organisation running smoothly and efficiently will compliment the ability to innovate, and use the latest electronic planned preventative maintenance technology to support and run your needs sit. This is not only effective but also economical in the long term.

In addition to experienced backend office staff there has been an increase in the multi-skilled engineers we provide for vital services to clients across the UK, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. 24/7 site-monitoring centre will use specially-developed software to provide continuous alarm monitoring of your a remote building controls system alerting us of system faults often before the customer is aware. Whether it’s plant or boiler maintenance, HVAC, building controls, electrical systems, fire alarms or water hygiene or site-based or mobile solution, we have the resources and skills to keep your building compliant with current legislation and functioning at full capacity.

Our chartered building, and Construction, and refurbishment team can supply professional project maintenance for all contracts, along with a full design and build service for both private and public sector clients throughout the UK. Our contract teams draws on over twenty years experience of providing 24 hour Emergency Response along with Planned and Reactive Maintenance and Refurbishment requirements.

As most of our service’s are built around you. We adapt our way of working to your requirements, from a small but flexible service contract, to a totally integrated solution’s

Tony Murphy The Director of Paddon FM says
“As you can see, we are now part of the Bates Group and this is a very exciting time for our two companies. With Bates Group acquiring assets and key staff from Paddon FM in July 2015, this merger will not only benefit our clients, but our firm as well. Having more professionals with experience in a wide range of industries and greater technical knowledge in speciality areas, we now have more resources readily available to serve our customers.”

Paddon FM already offers the following core services to its customers:

We are specialist in

  • Mechanical and electrical project works, new build and refurbishment.
  • Mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • Air Conditioning Servicing and Maintenance
  • Estates Maintenance
  • Full Reactive Call-out and Repair Service
  • Heating and Boiler Maintenance
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Statutory Maintenance, Testing and Certification
  • Ventilation and Fresh Air
  • Water Hygiene, Duct Cleaning and Testing

A wide range of building services in all sectors is available to clients

  • one-stop design, build and maintenance service in all sectors
  • developments
  • refurbishments
  • contract projects
  • 24 hour Emergency Response


The Director of Bates PS, John Emery says
“This merger represents an important step for our expanding presence. We look forward to the growing of the company for the advantage of our clients and staff and are very excited about the opportunities the merger will enable. Added to that, the merger provides us with new capability, particularly with the expertise and excellent reputation that Paddon FM brings to the table, alongside this they have a commitment to quality, that mirrors our own.”

The merger is all further enhanced by the connection with Bates Group services, employing 63 staff, It is a leading technology solutions provider.

Bates Group Services works autonomously whilst benefiting from a strong, dynamic Group Management structure. Bates IT supplies information technology solutions and network support, crucial to maintaining a competitive edge. Collaborating with Bates Connect, which engages a range of services within data infrastructure and communications systems, ensuring flexibility throughout. Bates IT & Bates Connect, efficient integrated results are achieved. Bates Health provide care innovations & Products to clients for pioneering medical technology, delivering the products needed to put patient well being first.

Together with Bates Group, Bates PS and Paddon FM are delighted by the opportunities that this merger creates through working as a single organisation with shared values. Delivering services more efficiently, alongside the capacity to grow, invest and innovate in new services. We are certain that a very bright future lays ahead.

Bates PS LLP
Walkers House
School Road
Essex CM77 6ST
01371 875522

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