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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 […]

SCS awarded large scale property scale MOT contract

Building repair and web maintenance

Specialised Cleaning Services has been awarded a large scale ‘Property MOT’ contract by a housing association. Property MOT’s are one of the newest services to be incorporated into the SCS business, a concept that allows housing associations to manage their property proactively, dramatically reducing the the level of call outs as well as minimising escalating repair costs by managing the process in advance. The property […]

It’s a family affair!


Specialised Cleaning Services founder Sarah Southworth continues to strengthen its family ethos at the Preston based firm, promoting both of her sons to senior positions. Nathan and Luke Brennan have both worked with the firm for several years, beginning their careers within SCS ‘on the tool’s’, learning their trade under a site based operative position. Both have flourished within SCS, taking on or additional responsibilities […]

SCS Hit The Triple with ISO Accreditation


Specialised Cleaning Services has hit a treble score, securing ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 for both the group company and the recently formed asbestos removal business. Each of the quality management systems relate to a business’s performance, commitment to compliancy and operating to a certain standard. ISO 9001 focusses on a firm’s ability to provide products and services that meet the needs of customers whilst […]

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