Balmoral Tanks acquires majority share in legionella compliance firm

Balmoral Tanks' new facility in Yorkshire
Balmoral Tanks' new facility in Yorkshire

Balmoral Tanks has clinched a majority share in a UK legionella compliance and water treatment company.

The investment in Water Environmental Treatment (WET), based in Tamworth, Staffordshire, will fast-track Balmoral Tanks’ move into the sector. The figure was not disclosed.

Balmoral will retain the current management and 25-strong workforce.

WET, founded in 1992, operates throughout the UK and provides legionella sampling and risk assessments, water hygiene monitoring services, tank cleaning and remedial.

It currently provides services to 2,000 sites for blue chip organisations including NHS trusts, county councils, schools, care homes, housing associations and property management companies.

Balmoral Tanks, part of Aberdeen-based Balmoral Group Holdings, provides liquid storage and treatment products including epoxy coated and concrete tanks and has installations on major projects spanning Europe, North and South America, the Middle and Far East.

The company’s new £10m purpose designed factory in South Yorkshire opened in January 2018 and houses a state-of-the-art epoxy coating line and in-line shot blasting as well as the latest laser cutting technology and fabrication facilities.