R Swain & Sons acquires Gatwick Plant; sees pre-tax profit boost


Strood, Rochester-based R Swain & Sons has delivered a boost to its special projects division with the acquisition of specialist plant and services firm Gatwick Plant. Based in Horley, Surrey, Gatwick Plant runs a 12-strong fleet of specialist vehicles including low loaders, rear-steer trailers, crane-equipped vehicles and abnormal load escorting vehicles. The family-owned firm, which serves the construction, airport and rail sectors and employs 30 staff, was acquired on 1 October for an undisclosed sum and will operate as a […]