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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 […]

Further recognition for SCS in Women in Business Awards


Specialised Cleaning Services has been named in the shortlist under the ‘Best Business’ category in the 2016 Lancashire Women in Business Awards. The firm was nominated by a client/colleague and the winner is determined on a voting basis. Voting will continue throughout October and the winner announced at a gala dinner on Friday 25th November at the Park Hotel in Charnock Richard. Sarah Southworth, Managing […]

A Sensitive Touch

A family affair

Read more about SCS’s involvement in trauma cleaning in Top trade mag, ‘Cleaning Matters, and the challenges faced by the team operating in this sensitive area of work… 

SCS MD Shortlisted in National Housing Awards


SCS Managing Director, Sarah Southworth, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Women in Housing award under the Best Consultant category. A national event, the awards attracted an impressive 250 plus nominations across 10 award categories. Winners will be revealed on Thursday 3 November at an awards ceremony hosted by Liz Green, a multi award winning radio presenter and producer at BBC Leeds, and special guest […]

SCS launches Property MOT


SCS has launched yet another property service to support the needs of its growing customer base. Maintaining and managing a property to a decent standard can save customers time and money in the future. Many housing associations and landlords are taking this approach, appointing SCS to carry out regular ‘MOT’s’. As part of the MOT service, the SCS team inspect each property and address any […]

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