News & Updates

New & Updates

School’s out for Summer!

Jul 20
Summer is finally here and school holidays are upon us but what does that mean for schools? 
Clearway Services on the map

Clearway HQ can now be seen from space

Jul 14
The Clearway brand has continued to evolve and is recognised as being reliable and trustworthy, with extremely high value placed on both quality and customer service.

Brighton ravers prevented!

Jul 03
What would be the perfect building for a rave? A vacant one. There was talk, on social media, of a rave potentially going to happen in Brighton.

Travellers live a life of luxury for 24 hours – before Police storm the building

Jun 22
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.
Crime Scene Clean-ups

Inside the world of Crime and Trauma Scene clean-up

Jun 12
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

Japanese knotweed removal – time to act.

Jun 05
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

May 22
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.

Fly-tipping remains a major issue across the UK

Apr 22
For the 2015 / 2016 year, local authorities dealt with 936 thousand fly-tipping incidents, a 4% increase over 2014 / 2015 and is continuing to rise.
BSIA re-elects Gideon Reichental

Gideon Reichental is re-elected as BSIA Chairman of Vacant Property Protection

Apr 20
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.
Squatters take-over-guest-house

Squatters invade a vacant guest house

Mar 19
Terrace Guest House, a former hotel in Royal Terrace, Essex was taken-over by squatters whilst the building was being refurbished. They immediately put up signs within the property claiming they had the right to live there.

Clearway’s temporary alarm system is awarded the SSAIB seal of approval.

Feb 23
Clearway is delighted to have been awarded the SSAIB standard as a mark of excellence for its award-winning temporary alarm system.
Clearway launches a new website

Launch of our new website

Feb 05
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 dontaes to Foal Farm

Clearway sponsors Foal Farm Animal Rescue Centre

Jan 15
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.

When duty calls…

Nov 22
When an elderly pedestrian was struck by a speeding car at a sat of lights, one of our teams was quick to rush to his aid and provide assistance until the emergency services arrived.
Fly-tipping in 9 days

How much damage can fly-tippers do in nine days?

Sep 23
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.