Founded over 50 years ago, HCS Cleaning Services provides cleaning services to the commercial and corporate sectors. The Bolton-based business uses specialist techniques such as abseiling and cradles to clean a wide-range of buildings including sports stadiums, hotels, and high-rise office blocks.
After Josh Hulstone, account director at HCS Cleaning Services made contact with the Business Growth Hub, adviser Jonathan Crabtree identified master classes for the firm to attend and linked the business to a network of key contacts and a purchasing consortium.
HCS Cleaning Services has since received an influx of commercial and corporate contract offers. The firm has secured ongoing work with the NHS and Premier Inn, in addition to two high profile city centre developments: No.1 Deansgate, the luxury apartment development, and XYZ Building, which is set to house multimillion-pound organisations and become one of Spinningfield’s landmark structures.
The firm also forecasts further growth, with turnover set to rise up to 90% in the next 12 months.
Scott Horan, operations director at HCS Cleaning Services, said:“As a result of the Hub’s practical advice and sound knowledge, we now operate under a robust marketing strategy and boosted digital presence, which has allowed us to grow sustainably and create and secure employment.
“We have gained a lot from this experience, especially in terms of engaging and developing our clientele online, and we have secured excellent contracts and drastically improved turnover as a result.”
Jonathan Crabtree, growth advisor at Business Growth Hub, said: “HCS’s flexibility of services and ability to take on large projects through its skilled workforce of trained abseilers gives the business an excellent base to expand in this niche sector.
"Working with the team to support the growth plan, from the initial diagnostic review through to identifying routes to market and delivery, has given HCS the tools to make sure more businesses, developers, and individuals are aware of their services.”
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