01 Apr, 2022
Phenna Group

Headquartered in Nottingham, UK, Phenna Group‘s aim is to invest in and partner with selected niche, independent Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) companies that serve a variety of sectors, ensuring customers’ peace of mind by delivering first class assurance services. This is our 6th acquisition in the Infrastructure sector and augments both our platform and our wide range of infrastructure/construction services.

Founded in 2002, Pavement Testing Services Ltd (PTS) have grown year on year to become one of the UK’s leading providers of highway infrastructure surveys, investigations and assessments, with associated materials testing carried out in their UKAS Accredited Laboratories. With offices in Preston, Chichester and the Midlands they serve customers including Highways England, DBFO Companies, Ministry of Defence, numerous Highway Authorities, airport operators, Tier One contractors through to material producers and suppliers

PTS offer a full suite of accredited UKPMS condition surveys alongside existing pavement engineering and structural surveying services. UKPMS services incorporate the following core surveys: Coarse Visual Inspections, Detailed Visual Inspections, Footwork Network Surveys and Asset Inventories. Testing services include: core logging, aggregates, bitumen road emulsions, concretes, bituminous mixtures and surface treatments.

Tony Sewell, Managing Director of PTS , “I am delighted to partner with Phenna Group. At PTS , we operate with a strong ‘family value’ driven culture and finding the right partner was critical for us to both understand and respect that, whilst accelerating our very ambitious growth plans. Paul and the Phenna team have provided me with great confidence that they understand our business and aspirations and will fully support us to deliver them. They have been honest and transparent throughout the process and I’m excited about the future”

Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group said: “I am delighted that Tony and his highly experienced team have agreed to join Phenna Group. PTS have a very strong reputation for delivering high quality, niche services and the business will fully augment our rapidly growing Infrastructure Division. I’m excited to work with Tony and his team, to help accelerate the delivery of their plans.”

Phenna Group were advised by Irwin Mitchell and Johnston Carmichael.

PTS were advised by Forbes Solicitors and MHA Moore & Smalley .

For further information on Phenna Group, please visit: www.phennagroup.com

For further information on PTS , please visit: www.ptsinternational.co.uk