One in ten homes in Cornwall is left empty

Nov 10

A new report has revealed that there are almost 30,000 homes left empty in Cornwall. One in ten homes is left vacant, this is 11.2% of the housing stock in the county. This will alarm the thousands of people of who are on housing waiting lists in Cornwall.

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Another deep clean and another glowing testimonial

Nov 08

Living alone and with mental health issues, it’s no wonder this tenant’s living conditions were left to deteriorate. 8971

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300 million odour receptors can’t be wrong

Oct 27

A request for us to provide a drug-detection dog unit demonstrates how no two days are the same at Clearway. Our client, a college, requested the sniffer dog to scout-out both the site and pupils in search of illegal substances and, in a single six-hour session, the

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Empty hotel burns again

Oct 16

Former Shedden Hall hotel, home to squatters and drug users, burns again. 8747

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Clearway Newsletter and the rest of the world

Oct 11

Vacant properties are not confined only to the UK and the many problems associated with them are the same everywhere. Illegal occupation, vandalism, theft and willful damage occur everywhere the temptation of an empty property exists. 8722

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Thousands of pounds worth of Lead stolen from Shrewsbury Church

Oct 04

St Mary’s church, Shrewsbury, was hit by thieves twice in the space of 4 months during 2017. First in July, when 250ft² of lead was stolen from the roof of the church and again in September, 150ft². 8686

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Clearway Supports Oasis Academy

Oct 03

Oasis Academy Shirley Park’s Long Lane campus have been appealing for supporters to help raise money for the nursery’s new play area. The old play area left the children bringing muck into the classroom constantly. 8420

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It may be Britain’s Cheapest house … but it still needs securing

Sep 05

Clearway have recently secured the cheapest house in Britain which is available to buy for just £5,000. 8450

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You may be closer to Japanese Knotweed than you think…

Aug 14

Japanese knotweed is one of the most invasive and destructive plants in the UK. Originally brought over here in the nineteenth century, it was imported to Britain to help hide, or possibly even stabilise, railway embankments. 8196

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BSIA re-elects Gideon Reichental

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

Aug 03

For the third consecutive year, Gideon Reichental, Commercial Sales Manager at Clearway Services, has been elected as BSIA Chairman of Vacant Property Protection. 8090

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A sad case of being unable to cope

Aug 02

When a local authority tenant was found to be living in squalid conditions, Clearway was called-in at very short notice to clean an entire house from top to bottom. 8838

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School’s out for Summer!

Jul 20

Summer is finally here and school holidays are upon us but what does that mean for schools? 7870

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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. 7841

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Brighton ravers prevented!

Jul 03

What would be the perfect building for a rave? A vacant one. 7826

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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. 7738

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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. 7707

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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. 7497

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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

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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. 7757

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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. 7682

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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.

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Clearway launches a new website

Launch of our new website

Feb 05

In January 2017, we launched our brand new, refreshed website. 7676

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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.

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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. 7763

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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. 7480

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