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Full House for SCS


SCS Facility Services is taking yet another step forward in its ongoing expansion plans, and is now able to offer a full range of gas services directly. The firm is now Gas Safe registered and has added yet more skilled tradesmen to its growing team. Experienced gas compliance manger and former British Gas engineer Pete Lamb, will head the new division having worked in the […]

Demands step up as word of mouth spreads

External Cleaning

This year’s latest service launch, external cleaning, continues to grow and expand, enjoying praise and positive feedback from private and commercial customers. The external cleaning provision includes window cleaning, uPVC cleaning and power washing services, working with customers in and around the Lancashire area. Using a purified water fed pole system, the team is able to reach heights of 45 foot, carrying out cleaning works […]

A Little or a lot!!

Building repair and web maintenance

The new property MOT service from SCS Facility Services is seeing huge demand from housing association clients. Under the scheme, each individual property is reviewed in partnership with the client and works identified proactively, the concept ensuring works aren’t carried out reactively or under emergency conditions. SCS Site Manager Andy describes the process: “Following an independent review by the housing association inspector, we are presented […]

SCS appointment supports ambitious expansion plans

pete lamb

SCS Facility Services has appointed Peter Lamb as Business Development Manager to support and help drive the firms exciting expansion plans. The specialist facilities services firm, now in its tenth year, has diversified and strengthened its service range becoming a one stop shop property services provider. With solid foundations in place, SCS is now looking to consolidate its position within the North West as the […]

SCS clean up with ten years in business


SCS Facilities Services is celebrating a decade in business as the firm continues to consolidate its presence, diversifying and strengthening its service range, across the North West. What started as a one-woman cleaning business launched by single mum, Sarah Southworth, has grown to become a multi-million pound operation, directly employing over 40 staff and now covering a full spectrum of property services. Sarah commented: “It’s […]

Learning from within

The apprentice hard at work

Daniel Braham has joined the growing SCS Facility Services team as trainee operative, as part of the firms commitment to support local young people, offering training and employment opportunities. Daniel will take on a junior role, working alongside experienced trades people and learning a variety of trades including joinery, plastering and plumbing, whilst completing his NVQ in plastering at a nearby college. With some experience […]

SCS cleans up Liverpool

Sarah Southworth cleaning up Liverpool

SCS Facility Services has launched a new office in Liverpool, offering facilities management and specialist cleaning services to social landlords and private businesses across Merseyside. Led by industry expert, Sarah Southworth, the firm deliver a range of property-based services from full void replacement and property MOT’s to trauma cleaning (where a death or serious incident has taken place) to needle sweeps, environmental cleaning, pest control […]

SCS Take Business To Another Level


SCS (formerly Specialised Cleaning Services) has announced its decision to rebrand in a bid to reflect the changing nature and direction of the growing business becoming, ‘SCS Facility Services’. The firm, which launched originally as a specialist cleaning business, has diversified its service range through the years, offering more bolt on products to customers operating largely within the social housing sector. Following a recent large […]


Window's being cleaned

SCS’s move last year into the external cleaning market has been met with huge success with the firm securing a range of contracts in both the private residential and commercial markets. SCS offers a full domestic and commercial external window cleaning and power washing service. Using a water fed pole system, the team is able to reach heights of 45 foot, carrying out cleaning works […]

SCS Celebrate Outstanding Year


Specialised Cleaning Services (SCS) is celebrating a year of considerable growth, diversification and expansion. Staying true to its long terms business strategy, the business has continued to evolve launching new specialist services, whilst making the bold move of acquiring an external cleaning company. Expansion has been supported by a series of appointments, recruiting new team embers to facilitate the planned growth. Sarah Soutworth, Managing Director […]

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