Cordant Cleaning has had its contract renewed for the third time with London bus company, Metroline.
The new deal which is valued in excess of £3.5 million, has been more than doubled in its scope, to include an additional six locations, bringing the total to nine across North West and West London.
The terms of the contract will see Cordant Cleaning responsible for the cleaning, shunting and parking of over 750 buses every day, in addition to cleaning the nine bus garages, administration buildings and engineering premises. Additional responsibilities include re-fuelling, checking oil and fluid levels, and allocating each bus to its route number.
A team of over 150 full time staff work on the contract, all of which are directly employed by Cordant Cleaning providing a 24/7 service. with the majority working a 7pm-3am shift. In many cases the buses operate 20 hours a day so each receives a daily standard clean alongside a schedule of periodic deep cleans.
Chris Healey, vehicle presentation manager at Metroline, said:
“Every day we strive to meet our passengers’ expectations and a key part of this is through the provision of a clean and presentable vehicle. This means that our choice of cleaning partner is extremely important and we have enjoyed a long and successful working relationship with Cordant Cleaning.”
Guy Pakenham, MD at Cordant Cleaning, added:
“We now look after more than half of London‘s buses and have the knowledge and expertise to meet the challenges of these complex operations. Our ability to self deliver our solutions combined with our proven processes mean that we offer a truly compelling service for the transport industry.”
Cordant Cleaning began working with Metroline in 2007.