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TOMORROW’S CLEANING FEBRUARY 10
Case Study:
Respond Enforce
And Clean Team – East Devon
GRAFFITI CAN OFTEN RUIN A PUBLIC SPACE, WHILE BEING
EXTREMELY STUBBORN TO REMOVE. LUCKILY THE REACT
TEAM FOUND A SOLUTION WITH DEMON.
The District of East Devon is on the Devon The soluble blast media and
coast in the South West of England and has an pressure washing mean very
area of 314 square miles. It sits between the minimal clean up after
River Exe and outskirts of Exeter to the west, effective removal of the graffiti
Somerset (inland) and Dorset to the east and at and the system works well
the extremes, the District stretches 30 miles with either hot or cold water
east to west and 15 miles north to south. pressure washing giving the
The main towns are the coastal resorts of
contractor greater flexibility.
Exmouth, Devon’s largest town with a Steve Rippin, Head of
population of 34,000, Budleigh Salterton, StreetScene at East Devon
Sidmouth and Seaton. In the mainly rural was onsite to test out the new
inland area the settlements are Honiton, Ottery machine and explained how
St Mary, Axminster and Broadclyst and a new The REACT team first met Demon at the CIWM East Devon District Council are working within
community called Cranbrook is also planned in Trade Show in Paignton and soon had a the Framework of the Cleanliness National
the west of the district. successful demonstration on some problematic Indicator (NI195) which covers four elements
The StreetScene team, known as the REACT
areas of Graffiti in the Sidmouth area. They were of the local environment – litter, detritus,
(Respond Enforce And Clean Team) are based
impressed with both the capabilities of the graffiti and flyposting. The REACT team are all
in Sidmouth and have recently taken delivery of
graffiti removal equipment and the Typhoon very enthusiastic about the new equipment to
a brand new Typhoon Evolution Hot Water
Evolution as an industrial pressure washer for aid their roles in achieving high standards to
Pressure Washer along with an EMIS for Graffiti
other municipal cleaning options. keep the East Devon area a place to be proud
Removal from Demon International. The REACT The Typhoon Evolution Hot Water Pressure
to live and work in. As a team they very much
team are responsible for cleaning up litter, Washer is manufactured at Demon’s
feel that they have graffiti removal under
chewing gum and graffiti across the area Headquarters near Plymouth in Devon and is
control with any new occurrences being
alongside dealing with incidents of fly-tipping powered by a twin cylinder Isuzu engine
cleaned up quickly and effectively.
and abandoned vehicles and can become running at 2100rpm and features a custom built Demon have a comprehensive range of
involved in cases of anti-social behaviour. silencer, more commonly found fitted to cars equipment to tackle street cleansing in the UK
than industrial engines. The Evolution is also which suit all budgets and assists those who
focused on noise reduction to enable cleaning strive to eradicate this menace from society.
in the morning and evenings where traditional
For more information go to
models would create a noise nuisance. Demon
www.demon-pressure-washers.co.uk
understood from their clients that they needed a
machine which could be used in variety of
public places, from a busy shopping centre
mall on a Saturday morning to a cycle path in
the country and they designed accordingly.
The REACT Team are using the Evolution in
conjunction with the EMIS, a dispenser for
Armex Bicarbonate of soda blast media.
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