Independent Cleaning Services (ICS) has been contracted to North Lincolnshire Schools Group, taking over the cleaning services for seven schools, both primary and secondary, across Crowle, Gainsborough, Winterton, Scawby, Hibaldstow, Brigg and Market Rasen.

With schools and academy trusts free to source their own cleaning services, ICS has established itself as a first-rate and cost-effective service for educational establishments over the last decade.

The East Yorkshire based firm, with its head office in Neptune Street, Hull, is employing 50+ staff on the contracts working under six of the ICS experienced senior management team.

Chris Turner, Managing Director for ICS, said: “We are delighted that our excellent track record has now secured us cleaning contracts with seven further schools. We constantly strive to deliver the very best service and work closely with the management of the schools to make sure our teams deliver exactly what their requirements are.

“It is clearly tantamount that educational establishments where children and young people are present are kept to high standards of cleanliness. Our teams work hard to deliver that and our track record in the education sector is strong.”

Ray Jeffrey, a Director at RPJ3 commented: “Following an advertised competitive tender for a 7 school group cleaning contract in Lincolnshire with 7 shortlist bidders getting to full tender stage, ICS is now the successful bidder and are poised to start their partnership with the schools.

“This was a fully deserved contract win. The attention to detail of the ICS team during the process was excellent and this led to credible and very well thought through solutions to the various challenges at each school.

“This attention to detail and professionalism has continued through contract mobilisation stage with additional initiatives being identified and offered before contract start. Manpower and resource put into the contract after award bodes superbly well for the future; we look forward to working with ICS on this vital school service.”

ICS has been operating cleaning services regionally and nationally for 20 plus years. Part of the SPS Group, ICS is principally involved in contract and commercial specialist cleaning services, schools, shopping centres and hygiene cleaning as well as janitorial and washroom supplies.