News & Updates
New & Updates
Travellers live a life of luxury for 24 hours – before Police storm the building
Ocado’s £250million depot in Dartford, Kent, was invaded by more than a dozen caravans, helping themselves to showering facilities, towels, food and drink. Using a van, they pulled away a giant boulder that was blocking the warehouse entrance to gain access.
Inside the world of Crime and Trauma Scene clean-up
The police often deal with difficult crime and trauma scenes. They can include murder, suicide, undiscovered deaths, accidents and terrorism which usually leave behind: human blood, bodily fluids & tissue, chemicals and infestations from maggots and flies. Dangerous items, such as weapons and drug-related paraphernalia, are frequently left at the scene to clear too.
Japanese knotweed removal – time to act.
Whilst the rumours that Japanese knotweed can grow through solid concrete foundations or break into underground water pipes are untrue, it is an extremely aggressive plant, growing at the rate of 1 meter every three weeks during its growing season.
Care Homes are continuing to close
The care home industry is in crisis. Since 2010, more than 380 have been declared insolvent and Care Homes continue to close at a steady rate. According to the Care Quality Commission, five hundred care homes have closed in the capital in the past decade. Almost 2,000 care homes in England have closed over the past 6 years, with providers claiming that this is due to the living wage and gap in funding for care.
Gideon Reichental is re-elected as BSIA Chairman of Vacant Property Protection
The Vacant Property Protection section of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) was formed in April 2015. At its first meeting, Gideon Reichental, Commercial Sales Manager at Clearway Services, was elected Chairman.
Clearway’s temporary alarm system is awarded the SSAIB seal of approval.
Clearway is delighted to have been awarded the SSAIB standard as a mark of excellence for its award-winning temporary alarm system.
Launch of our new website
In January 2017, we launched our brand new, refreshed website. With a great focus on helping our customers understand how we can help them, our new website now provides the full range of services covering vacant property security, property services and temporary CCTV solutions.
Clearway sponsors Foal Farm Animal Rescue Centre
Foal Farm is a non-government funded animal sanctuary which rehomes many animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens. As part of the main project to refurbish the kennels they redesigned the main dog run to provide a more stimulating environment.
How much damage can fly-tippers do in nine days?
Hundreds of tonnes of rubbish were dumped by fly-tippers at a disused business park in south London in just nine days. Vandals broke-in to every single building, mindlessly vandalising the property and ripping-out cables and other metals to sell as scrap metal.