Sir Trevor McDonald officially opens environmental health firm’s new premises

Broadcasting legend Sir Trevor McDonald helped to officially open a Staffordshire company’s new premises.

Renowned news and documentary presenter Sir Trevor joined the Mayor of Lichfield, councillor Robert Yardley and Mayoress, councillor Jayne Marks during the special visit to Legionella and Fire Safety Services earlier this week.

The company – which provides legionella compliance and passive fire protection services across the UK – has recently relocated from Rugeley to a new premises in Britannia Way, Lichfield.

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The move comes after the 42-strong firm saw its revenue more than double between 2018 and 2020 from £1.1 million to £2.6 million.

Steve Morris, managing director of Legionella and Fire Safe Services, said: “It has been a remarkable journey. The success of the company is down to each and every one of the people in this building.”

Ahead of the grand opening, Sir Trevor told staff: “It is great to be in the company of people who are doing well. All the stories I seem to hear are about people who are struggling, have gone under or have found it extremely difficult throughout this period.

“It is a great, great pleasure to be here and I wish you every success in your future endeavours.”

Business Live – West Midlands