SHERRIFF ACQUIRES IN SCOTLAND
Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd
Sherriff Amenity, the fine turf and landscaping division of Agrovista UK Limited, has acquired Terra Firma (Scotland) Ltd, one of Scotland’s largest specialist suppliers to the amenity and local authority markets.
The company has said the purchase will allow the two businesses to combine existing technical expertise and broad product ranges to provide land managers, local authorities, contractors, groundsmen and greenkeepers in Scotland with "a full agronomy service, research driven advice, new product innovation and access to an extensive local distribution network."
Commenting on the announcement Simon Gough, founder of Terra Firma (Scotland) said: “Terra Firma joining with Sherriff Amenity is a really exciting prospect. The combination of both companies’ industry knowledge, experience and customer service ethos will form a strong, sustainable and service focused business model moving forward.”
Chris Clayton, Managing Director of Agrovista commented: “We are delighted to welcome Simon and his team from Terra Firma into Sherriff Amenity. The acquisition will strengthen the business in Scotland and provide synergies across the business which will ultimately benefit our customers. This combined with further product developments will generate exciting opportunities from the combined business”.
The new structure will retain all existing staff and the combined team will be led by Simon Gough.