Ian Williams acquires E.R. Williams (Painting Contractors) Ltd

13 April 2022

Ian Williams, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned property services companies, announces its acquisition of E.R. Williams (Painting Contractors) Ltd. The move will further strengthen Ian Williams’ presence in the North of England, while expanding its painting and decorating services.

Commenting on the acquisition, Ian Williams’ Managing Director, Andy Havard says: “We are delighted to welcome E.R. Williams to the ‘Ian Williams’ family.  E.R. Williams is a fantastic fit for our business, being a long-established family-run business with over 50 years of history.  It is a great cultural fit and is committed to direct employment, training & development and has an enviable record for outstanding customer service. 

“These are values that align perfectly with our own approach to business and allows us to further enhance the services that we can offer to our customers in the North West.  I would like to personally thank both Bill Williams and Ruth Walton for their open and transparent approach to our negotiations over the last 6 months and wish them a long and happy retirement, with the knowledge that their business is in safe hands.”

Bill and Ruth from E.R. Williams added: “We are very happy to pass on the future of our company to Andy and the team at Ian Williams including our own Bill Jnr. We have come to appreciate that Ian Williams is a fantastic organisation that shares our business philosophy and values their people as we have. We are grateful to everyone involved in the sale process for their support and good advice. Most of all we thank our workforce, past and present, who are the stars of the company without whom we would not have achieved the success in delivering a high level of service to our customers over many years”

For more information, visit: www.ianwilliams.co.uk