In a time when we have all become more aware, and rightly obsessed with cleaning, it’s reassuring to know the places we, and our family visit, are well sanatised and protected too. It’s particularly important that our places of work are also a safe, COVID 19 protected environment

Welsh Water is the sixth largest of the ten regulated water and sewerage companies in England and Wales. Responsible for providing over three million of us with a continuous, high quality supply of drinking water and for taking away, treating and properly disposing of the wastewater that is produced.

Ensuring their offices, treatment facilities and visitor centre sites across Wales and Herefordshire are protected is a high priority. Tasked with carrying out that role are South Wales A&R CLEANING SERVICES based in Bridgend.

The commercial cleaners have been awarded a multi-year contract with Welsh Water, one of Wales’ largest businesses.

Selected for their reputation within the industry, and for the innovative cleaning techniques they have been operating throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the award-winning firm will provide commercial cleaning services to fifty-two Welsh Water offices, water treatment facilities and visitor centre sites across Wales and Herefordshire.  

Rayner Davies is the Managing Director of A&R, she told us…..

“This is a major milestone for our business. Securing Welsh Water is a huge achievement during a global pandemic, and we are delighted to be working with a company that is both responsible and sustainable.” 

The contract incorporates cleaning, janitorial and hygiene services along with vital proactive and reactive COVID-19 hotspot cleaning. A&R will use its industry leading bio-misting technology to provide additional infection and viral control during the pandemic to help protect Welsh Water’s three and a half thousand staff. 

Ashley Davies is the Finance Director for A&R. He told us….

“We are extremely excited to be working with such a prestigious Welsh brand. This contract will see us grow into the next stage of our business and give us a platform to showcases our core values: a family business that provides personalised cleaning solutions whilst maintaining the highest professional standards.”

Ashley & Rayner Davies

The contract, which equates to over four hundred and eighty-five thousand square foot of work and visitor space, is one of many recent contract wins for the Bridgend based business who are well on track to another record breaking year.

A&R Cleaning & Security Services started in 2010 by husband and wife team Ashley and Rayner, they provide a range of professional commercial services including Commercial cleaning, Janitorial and Washroom services, Consumables, Pest Control, Industrial cleaning and Security Services.

One of those services is something called Bio-misting a two-stage process that involves the cleaning of surfaces (removing debris and dirt from surfaces) first. Once all surfaces have been thoroughly cleaned using virucidal products, we then use our bio-misting (Also known as fogging) to spray a fine mist of biocidal disinfectant across multiple surfaces (including hard to reach areas).

Once the disinfectant has settled onto the surfaces, it immediately kills 99.9999% of any remaining bacteria and viruses (including COVID-19) and creates a barrier that becomes reactive to any form of moisture (even small particles) for several days. Giving clients, their employees and customers biosecurity.

To find out more about A&R and the work they do, go HERE.


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