1 March 2005
White Young Green is pleased to announce this further acquisition to strategically expand in the important skill area of waste management. Robert Long Consultancy Limited has offices in Hampshire, Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire. It has circa 40 staff and turns over in excess of £2.2m.
Robert Long Consultancy Limited was founded in 1984 by Robert Long and has become a -well reputed specialist environmental consultancy focusing on waste management (all aspects), minerals and land remediation projects primarily for clients including waste management contractors, mineral companies, land owners and local authorities. The company is also a market leader in advising local authorities on service procurement, particularly in the fields of refuse collection, recycling activities, Streetscene and other environmental services.
Doug Ford, WYG DirectoR, comments on the importance of the acquisition:-
“The continually developing regulatory changes at national and European level notably the EU Landfill Directive and recycling targets will force the provision of a new generation of waste facilities. This acquisition of Robert Long Consultancy Ltd offers WYG a team of highly motivated and highly skilled experts whose specialist skills and experience will add value by significantly strengthening WYG’s technical base and capacity; whilst further reinforcing the major benefits of our client focussed multi-disciplinary service delivery right across the Group.”