UK Sundecks Acquired By Omar Group

UK Sundecks is delighted to announce they have been acquired by Omar Group. Omar Group, is the UK’s leading manufacturer of park homes and luxury lodges.

Over the past eight years UK Sundecks has earnt a reputation as the UK’s best quality and most reliable supplier and installer of PVCu decking and the business has gone from strength to strength under the leadership of father and son management team Dave and Jake Randle. No luxury lodge looks complete without high quality decking with a galvanzied steel subframe and anti-slip PVCu deck boards supplied by UK Sundecks, which is much more hardwearing and suitable than other types of decking, especially in the UK’s variable weather.

In recent years Omar Group has increasingly seen itself as a solutions provider to the park home and luxury lodge marketplace and an increasing number of customers asking for turnkey solutions. With an already strong brand portfolio which includes Omar Park & Leisure Homes, Wessex Unique Lodges & Park Homes, Omar Park Development Services, Omar Refurbishment Services and Boutique Lodges – Holidays by Omar, the acquisition of UK Sundecks enables the group to provide an even more comprehensive offering which now also includes PVCu decking, skirting and steps.

Investment in the business from Omar Group and Rutland Partners will allow the business to step-up to the next level, taking on decking contracts for large-scale sites. The investment will also give Dave Randle the opportunity to ease back towards retirement.

Jake Randle will continue to lead the business as Managing Director in the mid-term, however, having been Managing Director for the past six years, the Omar Group board recognises that in the fullness of time, when the business is fully transitioned and a suitable successor identified, Jake will want to move on to the next stage in his career.

UK Sundecks Managing Director Jake Randle commented: “The investment and backing from Omar Group and Rutland Partners will give us the opportunity to grow the business much more quickly; we already have some great new decking contracts agreed for 2019! I’m also pleased that my father, who has taught me so much, will be able to start to ease into retirement. I look forward to working closely with Dean Westmoreland and Graeme Craig at Omar Group as well as David Waldrop at Rutland Partners, I’m sure there will be more for me to learn in the coming months leading an autonomous business as part of a group of companies.”

Dean Westmoreland, Omar Group Chairman commented: “What Dave and Jake have achieved over the last eight years is outstanding. From nothing they have built the UK’s premier decking company with the highest reputation for quality and service. Our park customers are increasingly asking for the finished package – lodge, siting, decking, hot-tub and cleaned ready for the lodge to be handed over for sale or to let. Having a decking company as part of our brand portfolio will clearly help! Jake Randle will continue to run UK Sundecks independently as Managing Director and we are confident that we will grow sales via Omar Group’s well-established channels of distribution.