Cleaning firm expands after clean sweep of new contract wins
Leyland-based Cleanall Services has secured a number of high-profile contracts and is expanding its offering with support from Yorkshire Bank.Alder Hey Hospital, Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield and Queen’s Square shopping centre, West Bromwich are among the company’s new customers.
Cleanall’s industrial and office cleaning teams have achieved more than 50% sales growth over the last financial year. To meet growing demand, the company hired 60 new staff and purchased 11 new vans to add to its existing fleet.The new staff will receive at least the UK Living Wage with Cleanall being one of only 1,700 UK businesses accredited as a Living Wage Employer.
This investment in the business’ growth was supported by a £1m funding package from Yorkshire Bank.As well as winning prestigious new contracts, the firm has diversified its business offering manned guarding and a security division to compliment its services in the distribution and accommodation sectors.
Ian Gilston, managing director at Cleanall, said: “We are starting to reap the rewards of being a customer-centric business, with our service reputation growing with every new contract.“We also pride ourselves on maintaining our company ethos and continuing to support our employees as we grow. That’s why we have committed to paying all of our staff the living wage.
“The funding that Yorkshire Bank has provided has allowed us to invest in the local economy by hiring new staff and purchasing new vans to add to our fleet." Sean Williams, head of Yorkshire Bank’s Regional Business and Private Banking Centre, said: “Cleanall have been customers of ours for a long time and it’s great to see them thriving through Ian’s entrepreneurial vision and his well defined growth strategy."