Ireland’s leading waste management and renewable energy business, Beauparc Group has
further developed their reach into the UK market with the acquisition of Leeds-based
waste and recycling business LSS Waste Management.
In a deal signed on the 9th September, Beauparc acquired LSS as part of its UK acquisition
strategy. The LSS business will compliment other UK businesses within the group but
namely Associated Waste Management, which joined the group in 2018.
LSS has served customers throughout West Yorkshire for over 36 years, providing them with
a total waste management solution. Situated from the south Leeds base, they supply skips,
mobile compaction and nationwide hire services to domestic and commercial customers
alike. With a workforce of circa 100, the facility is permitted to process 350,000 tonnes of
waste annually and has offtake arrangements for refuse derived fuel throughout the UK and
On signing the deal, Brian McCabe, Managing Director for Beauparc commented
“We are very pleased to conclude the acquisition of LSS as this adds to our growth strategy in
the UK and brings a greater level of scale and processing capabilities to the Group. It is our
intention to continue with what is already in place throughout LSS, and to build / develop this
business even further, ensuring the company continues to grow whilst still providing the
quality of service that customers have been used to. This acquisition is part of our strategic
growth plans for the UK”.
Nigel Woolford, founder of LSS commented, “LSS has served 2,000 customers throughout
West Yorkshire and will continue to trade under the distinguished ‘yellow’ brand that was
formed in 1984. We’re proud to have joined a group of likeminded companies that focus on
customer service, technology and constantly striving to deliver new recycling and renewable
The senior management team at LSS will remain with the business, providing customers with
an uninterrupted service.
Nigel Woolford will adopt a consultancy role and work alongside Beauparc’s operational
management structure, led by UK Operations & Logistics Director, Eamonn Hanley.
Beauparc’s UK operation now extends to six businesses; New Earth Solutions, Scotwaste, WSR
Recycling, AWM, Mid UK & LSS.
The LSS acquisition adds to a group processing capacity in excess of 3.0M tonnes annually,
with production of 400k tonnes of SRF and 400k tonnes of RDF annually with fuel supply
arrangements throughout the UK and Europe.