The UK cleaning and FM sector gathered in London last week for the 2020 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards. The event is the opportunity for FM companies, contract cleaners and in-house cleaning teams to showcase excellence and awards were presented to winners across 18 categories

Here’s a list of the winners:

  • Best Cleaned Premises, Healthcare Establishment with fewer than 250 beds: Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists for Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, Dublin
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Healthcare Establishment with more than 250 beds: ISS Facility Services – Healthcare for The Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Office areas below 100,000 square feet: Momentum Support for Google Valesco, Dublin
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Office areas between 100,000-300,000 square feet: ABM UK for TfL, 14 Pier Walk, London
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Office areas above 300,000 square feet sponsored by Tomorrow’s Cleaning: Principle Cleaning Services in partnership with CBRE at Google UK, London
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Large Education Establishment: VINCI Facilities for Bradfield School, Sheffield
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Small Education Establishment: FES FM Ltd for Oakley Campus, Dunfermline
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Shopping Mall under 1 million square feet sponsored by Truvox: County Square Shopping Centre, Ashford, Kent
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Shopping Mall over 1 million square feet sponsored by Truvox: ABM UK for The Centre, Livingston
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Manufacturing Facilities sponsored by K√§rcher: Andron Facilities Management for Technip FMC, Dunfermline
  • Best Cleaned Premises, Hospitality Award sponsored by the CHSA: Prime Clean Ltd for Spencer House, London
  • Environmental Awareness Award sponsored by Facilities Management Journal: Cleanology
  • Industry Training Award sponsored by BICSc: Principle Cleaning Services – SCHOLAR
  • Small Cleaning Company sponsored by Cleaning Matters. Joint winners: Cleanology; Maxim Facilities Management Ltd;
  • Best Innovation sponsored by InnuScience: Principle Cleaning Services and Google Drop Marking
  • Diversity Awareness Award: VINCI Facilities
  • Site Supervisor of the Year sponsored by the British Cleaning Council: Helena Costa, ABM UK, TfL, 14 Pier Walk, London
  • Cleaning Operative of the Year sponsored by Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies: John Watson, Momentum Support, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Dublin

Stan Atkins, ceo of theBritish Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) who oversaw the judging commented: “The quality of the entries in this edition of the Golden Service Awards was higher than ever before and while innovation and the environment lead the agenda, three other key words sum up the evolution of this industry: Respect; Diversity and Wellbeing.

“Respect – for cleaning operatives; Diversity – in employment and opportunity; and an exciting focus on wellbeing, staff welfare, and mental health.”