Covid-19 Reopening

ACS are pleased to announce the re-opening of The Vault in line with government guidlines.

Where possible Digital meetings will still be the first option, but where this is not possible the showroom has been properly Covid-19 prepared. 

If you have shown any symptons or have been in contact with someone who is showing symptoms please phone in and re-arrange the appointment.  



12 April 2021

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Ray Atkinson  (Chairman)

Ray formed ACS in 1990, and has over 45 years’experience of working in the Commercial Moves and Furniture Installation industry.  Positions held include the following:

  • Rymans  – Operations Director for Warehouse & Logistics
  • Steelcase UK – Facilities & Operations Director
  • Bristow Design Systems – Head of Operations Director, UK

ACS has grown as a direct result of satisfying and keeping its customers.  Ray has personally been involved in many of the larger moves and installations completed by ACS including for example PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Unilever and Deloitte.

Phil Nelligan  (Managing & Finance Director)

Phil joined ACS in 2005.  He is a qualified Accountant and has worked in large corporate blue chip companies including Chevron Oil and British Telecom.

He brings commercial business acumen to ACS as well as a wealth of knowledge and understanding of what corporate clients/customers want from a service.

Dave Lefever  (Project Director)

Dave joined ACS in 1999.  His previous experience includes Accountancy and Works and Resource Planning Manager at the ACS Operations Centre.  He looks after many of our clients including:

Standard Chartered Bank, Insightful Environments, Zaha Hadid, Mace Macro 

Dave carries out all product Order Processing for all ACS clients and can create or update CAD drawings when required.

James Atkinson   (Project Director)

James is one of ACS's Senior Project Directors and has been with ACS since 1996.

As well as being the Director on several large installations and moves, such as:

  • KPMG Birmingham
  • PwC London & Regional offices
  • RFU Twickenham
  • Connoco
  • Johnson & Johnson

He has also held the position of Warehouse and Logistics Director

Alan Hanscombe(Project Director)

The longest serving employee of ACS has been with the company since 1992.

His previous roles included Project Management for Laing Management.

Some of the ACS clients he supports include:

  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • GAM

David McLaren (New Business Director)

David has over 20 years experiance within the industry and joined ACS in 2016 as our New Business Director.

To date he has bought in a number of new clients and has helped create our new Design and Build service.