Initially trading as Silver Security, Sergio De Michele established the company supplying mostly intruder alarms and CCTV to local commercial and domestic market in and around Luton, Bedfordshire. It’S through his determination and entrepreneurship that has lead the company to its leading position today.
2003 – Humble Beginings
Sergio De Michele begin the business from a single room within The Mortgage Shop on Marsh Road, Luton. Then after a short period of time Silver (UK) Ltd was incorporated. With one other employee, Sergio balanced establishing the fledging company whilst completing the early morning shift for his previous employer.
Sergio spent a week at a local Cash & Carry demonstrating the new superior technology of hard drive video recorders compared to the existing time-lapse recording on tape, something that hadn’t as yet been introduced to the market by others.
2004 – On The Move
Having quickly outgrown that one room office, Silver Security re-located into Britannia House serviced offices in Luton.
In fact, as the business grew, they took on more offices within Britannia House. By now there were 5 full time employees as well as the company’s first apprentice.
2007 – Key Contracts Won
By 2007, the company was winning new business with bigger clients such as Budgens and Capital Dairies.
By now they needed their own premises and so having purchased a property in High Town, relocated for the next five years.
2013 – Expanding & Re-Branding
Will more and more key contracts being won and the continued growth of the commercial market as well as expansion into the fire safety, automation as well as other avenues of security, it was time of a change of name and branding.
So, Silver Group was established with divisions in Fire, Security and automation. This also coincided with the purchase of the premises on Eagle Centre Way.
2016 – The Next Phase
With the appointment of Commercial Director Mario Vaianella and then further additions to the service team, sales, marketing and administration staff, the significant investment into the company was beginning to reap the rewards and take Silver Group to the next level.
2018 – Bigger, Better & Brighter
Welcome to Argento House.
Growing from strength to strength continues, particularly with the smoke ventilation systems of which Silver Group is becoming renowned for as regional leaders.
Having outgrown the old premises, we relocated to the new highly appointed head office, just around the corner of the previous office and warehouse.
2020 – The Bigger Picture
2020 saw the acquisition of Silver Group by Kings Secure Technologies! We have become part of the growing KST group of companies, providing specialist solutions within the Fire & Security sector. Moving forward, we expect to combine our core strengths with Kings’ deep industry expertise in verticals like financial services, utilities, public sector and datacentres.
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Luton, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Harpenden and surrounding area.
Bedford, Biggleswade, Sandy and surrounding area.
Hatfield, Hitchin, St. Albans, Stevenage, Watford, Welwyn Garden City and surrounding area.
Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Buckingham, Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell, Slough and surrounding area.
Corby, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Wellingborough and surrounding area.