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Cleankill Pest Control has announced it will be one of the main sponsors at this year’s Seahaven Business Awards. The Seahaven Business Awards recognise businesses in the Seahaven area (BN9, BN25 and BN10 postcodes) that have excelled in the last 12 months. Categories include Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Best Environmental Business, Best Customer Service, Best New Business, Best Eatery, and there is also the President’s Award for Best Health, Wellbeing and Beauty Business.
Following the purchase of Bristol-based Good Riddance Pest Control at the end of 2018, Cleankill is pleased to announce it has now completed the acquisition of Pest Control Bucks and Bird Control Sussex. Both purchases follow the retirement of the current owners: Gerard and Joanne Ashcroft at Pest Control Bucks and John Butler at Bird Control Sussex.
Toasting completion
Croydon-based Cleankill completed the purchase of Good Riddance Pest Control on 30th November 2018. Founded in 2002 by Howard Taffs, Good Riddance Pest Control provides commercial and domestic pest control services in and around Bristol, Bath and Weston-Super-Mare. Mr Taffs approached Cleankill when he decided to retire. Commenting on the decision, he said:
Croydon Business Excellence Awards
Cleankill Pest Control was named Croydon’s ‘Best Employer’ at the 2018 Croydon Business Excellence Awards. In addition, the company was also Commended in the category for ‘Best SME’ Commenting on the award, Managing Director Paul Bates said: “We are extremely pleased to have been recognied as a great employer. When Cleankill was setup it was with an ethos of being a good, proactive place to work that provides excellent customer service. To have this acknowledged at the Croydon Business Excellence Awards means a lot to us.
Wasps nest
Cleankill is warning people not to tackle wasp nests this year as the dry weather has resulted in extra-large nests and more wasps surviving than usual. Cleankill received a record number of call-outs for wasp problems in London and the South-east during July, and August is set to be busy as well. Last year, because of the wet weather, there were fewer calls than usual.
Cleankill helps Scout Group
Cleankill Pest Control stepped in to help the local 11th Purley Scout Group after a van hire company informed them at the last minute that they could no longer supply one of the vans required for the annual Scout Camp.
Chris Davis being interviewed
Following the discovery in Eastbourne of a very large colony of Invasive garden ants – also sometimes called ‘electric ants’ or ‘Asian super ants’; Cleankill Pest Control experts are concerned that the colony will spread further if action isn’t taken.
J. Cook (RSPB)
Cleankill Pest Control’s Training, Quality and Technical Manager Chris Davis attended the recent opening of the RSPB’s new hide and education centre at Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve.
London Marathon 2018
Cleankill Technician Chris Summers is celebrating after completing the 2018 London Marathon and helping to raise more than £4,000 for two charities.
Facilities Show
Cleankill Pest Control is pleased to announce it will once again be exhibiting at the Facilities Show, 19-20 June at Excel London.