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Exciting Times Ahead For Specialised Cleaning Services


Specialised Cleaning Services is looking forward to big things in 2014. The Preston-based company has moved to a new 3,000ft2


premises


in Ribbleton, which is more than three times the size of their previous site. They have also invested in over £100,000 worth of new specialist cleaning equipment and vans, as well as being caught in the midst of a recruitment drive to grow this family business even further.


Sarah Southworth, Founder and Owner of Specialised Cleaning Services, said: “My journey to self- employment was motivated by the need to have a flexible job to care for my two young boys, and started when I took on an ironing job for £3 an hour working from home. I would iron for up to 15 hours a day and when the opportunity arose to ‘buy the round’ for £100, I borrowed the money and bought it! The pivotal point came in 2008 when an opportunity to clean a


SYR Resilient Wipes The Floor With Competitors


SYR Resilient won the Lions' Lair competition, which took place at Facilities Management 2014. The company was one of three who braved the Lair to pitch its most innovative products in a bid to be announced ‘Best At Show’.


The expert panel of judges included: Bill Turner, Facilities Manager at Amey, Daniel Boulger, Head of Building and Contract Services at NEC Group and Justin Blaine, Sales Director at Swift Managed Services.


SYR won with the new Ultimate mopping system; part of the Scrubclean range, this system offers a number of benefits. It uses minimum levels of chemicals, so no residue is left on the floor to attract dirt while money is saved and pollution is cut. The mop also requires minimum moisture, so water doesn’t seep into seams and lift the floor. Furthermore, the microfibre head of the mop is cleaned at source, which means the user can


keep cleaning for longer, with a clean mophead and less laundering. The final function of the Ultimate is to dry the floor and this is done extremely quickly – a test area of 100m2


dried


in just one minute 33 seconds using the drying head, compared to 33 minutes when a rival mop was used. This is thanks to an innovative drainhead, which reduces the health and safety risk of a wet floor.


On winning the Lions’ Lair award, Steve Parry, Resilient Manager at SYR Resilient, commented: “Taking part in the Lions’ Lair was great fun and it is a great feature of the Facilities Management event. The Ultimate is an innovation designed for the cleaning industry which people have been crying out for; the cleaning industry has lacked the publicity so I am very pleased that SYR and the Ultimate have received this recognition from a panel of FM experts.”


SYR Resilient beat off strong competition from Manhattan Services and Mobileworxs.


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void property arose – that really was the turning point when Specialised Cleaning Services was born.


“Back then, I would never have dreamt that I could have turned a few ironing jobs and domestic cleaning jobs into the business I have today, and with both my sons now working for me as managers! 2014 is an exciting time for the entire business, as we can now take on much bigger


contracts and offer more specialist cleaning services to our existing customers than we could before.”


Specialised Cleaning Services provides void, trauma and crime scene cleaning services as well as pest control, rubbish removals, and ground care for businesses, councils and housing associations across the North West.


www.specialisedcleaningservices.co.uk


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