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Regent adds cleaning to security services at leading out-of-town retail site

The UK's leading out-of-town retail site, Fosse Shopping Park has appointed Regent Cleaning to provide cleaning and maintenance services to its 37-acre site near Leicester.

Security to the site, which draws 12 million visitors a year, is already being provided by Regent’s security services arm.

Fosse Shopping Centre

Adjoining the M1 motorway, Fosse Park hosts 40 stores, with many major retail brands including Marks & Spencer, Next, BHS and Currys as tenants.

All shops and food outlets, together with a communal eating area, are situated on the ground floor making access easier for shoppers. Free parking for over 2,500 cars helps makes this one of the most popular and successful retail parks in the country.

Regent security acquisition, Premier Security Services (PSS) won the security contract at Fosse Park in 2010.

Centre Director Cathy Murdoch commended the company’s service as the 'the best security provider we have ever had' citing added team support, better systems and procedures and a strong working relationship with the site’s retail tenants.

When the cleaning contract to Fosse Park came up for review this year (2011) Regent’s cleaning division was invited to tender and in April duly won the contract to clean the site’s public circulation areas, management suite, grounds and car park areas.

Regent Cleaning and Security offer the perfect bundled solution with focus on sharing best practice aims and objectives with staff and tenants. Comprehensive team briefing and equipment training for operators of scrubbers, burnishers, vacuum cleaners and driers working on the single level site form a core component in ensuring rigorous attention to process.

Regent fields three full-time cleaners and 19 shift staff to the food hall, management suite and car park while security is provided by two control room operatives monitoring CCTV to retail areas and car park, supporting eight guards patrolling and assisting tenant in-store personnel and members of the public.

Growing uptake of deployment of Regent services in the retail sector includes a further contract gain for the company in IKEA’s Gateshead outlet; Regent also cleans stores at Cardiff, Bristol, Croydon and Wembley.

http://www.fosseshoppingpark.co.uk/

www.regentcleaning.com

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Issued May 2011 by
petermuir public relations
Whiteleaf Business Centre, Buckingham Industrial Park, Buckingham MK18 1TF, UK
tel 00 44 (0) 1296 715228 Contact: Peter Muir peter@pmpr.co.uk
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About Regent Cleaning

Operating from 14 UK locations with over 4500 employees, ?30 million turnover Regent Cleaning is a major supplier of cleaning to private and public sector accounts in the commercial, leisure, healthcare and educational sectors. Founded in 1986, the company has grown by over 20% in the last year alone.

Recent gains include the expansion of Regent's provision to the Ministry of Justice's Courts, the NHS BT (National Blood Service) premises, and Matthew Boulton College. In 2008, Regent Cleaning expanded market share and extended geographical reach with the acquisition of Birmingham-based Exclusive Support Services, which also has offices in London, Harwich and Manchester. In 2010, it entered the Scotland cleaning market with the acquisition of Precise Cleaning Services, brining it a further four regional offices. Further information at www.regentcleaning.com

About Samsic Group

Founded in 1986, Rennes-based Samsic fields over 40,000 employees from 200 locations on behalf of more than 10,000 clients across Europe. The company also owns subsidiaries in Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal. Highly regarded for the quality of its service professionalism, Samsic has expanded from its core cleaning offer to undertake tasks ranging from security to recruitment and home domestic services on behalf of a wide customer base. Further information at www.samsic.fr

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