Construction Testing Solutions’ Acquisition Of The Nicholls Colton Group


Browne Jacobson has advised Construction Testing Solutions on the deal.

Construction Testing Solutions acquired the Nicholls Colton Group, for an undisclosed consideration.

With headquarters in Leicester, they employee over 100 staff operating from bases across the UK. Nicholls Colton is a well-established consultancy and testing business providing a variety of solutions to the civil engineering sector. Founded in 1965, they have a long history of working as specialist advisors across the construction industry including commercial, energy, environmental, highway, housing, maintenance, rail, utility, brownfield and recycling sectors.

Construction Testing Solutions is a leading provider of on-site and laboratory testing services. Since inception, we have established a reputation for excellence in servicing the UK construction, quarry products and civil engineering industries.

Birmingham based private equity partner Gareth Davies (Picture), alongside Manchester based senior associate Ryan Brown and associate Bethany Pickup, advised Construction Testing Solutions on the acquisition with banking partner Shaun McCabe and senior associate Chereta Edmeade advising on the financing aspects.

Involved fees earner: Ryan Brown – Browne Jacobson; Gareth Davies – Browne Jacobson; Chereta Edmeade – Browne Jacobson; Shaun McCabe – Browne Jacobson; Bethany Pickup – Browne Jacobson;

Law Firms: Browne Jacobson;

Clients: Construction Testing Solutions;