ABOUT US

A family business, now with its fourth generation on board, Ideal has a history of innovation and setting the highest standards.

We deliver a wide portfolio of cleaning services throughout England and Wales and our dedicated team ensure that we provide a bespoke and fully managed service for and on behalf of our clients.

MEET THE TEAM

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The Directors

Philip Taylor

Philip Taylor C Biol MRSB

Chairman & Group Managing Director

Philip joined the company in 1989 to establish our Hygiene Division. He was appointed to the Board in 1994 and became Group Managing Director in December 2006. Philip took on the additional responsibilities of Chairman in November 2017.

Gary Benning

Director

Gary joined the company in 2005 as General Manager bringing with him a wealth of experience in the cleaning industry.

``As a family man I joined Ideal for their family ethics and their appreciation of family life``

Gary was appointed to the Board in November 2017

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Gavin Ingle

Finance Director

Gavin joined Ideal in 2005 and became Company Secretary in 2008. Gavin was appointed to the Board in November 2017

The Sales Team

Stephen Hibberd

Stephen Hibbard

Sales Manager

Stephen began his career in the mid-1980’s in the Security Industry in the City of London, gaining a broad base of experience across operational and support functions. Retuning to live in his native Derbyshire, Stephen joined Ideal in early 2007 and now, with over 30 years’ service industry experience, he heads up our Sales Department.
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Debbie Horton

Field Sales Executive

Debbie re-joined Ideal in 2017 to resume her role in field sales for the East Midlands region. With a back ground in both Human Resources Management and of course sales Debbie is adept at identifying customer’s needs and providing them with the best cleaning solution. Debbie is now our Field Sales representative for the whole of the Midlands and the Eastern counties.
Peter McCambridge

Peter McCambridge

Field Sales Executive

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, 16 of which at senior level, Peter joined Ideal in 2018. Based at our North of England regional office in Batley Peter’s role is to develop Ideal’s business in the North.
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Jordan Boultby

Telesales/Appointment Co-ordinator

Jordan joined Ideal’s Telesales team in 2014 to provide the Telesales function for our North of England region. Now she is our CRM database expert and is also co-ordinating appointments and site surveys for the East Midlands and the Eastern Counties regions.
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Carol Beaumont

Telesales/Appointment Co-ordinator

Carol has been part of the Ideal Head Office team since 2000 and has been the first point of contact with Ideal for many years in her role as our Receptionist. In 2017 Carol made the move into the Sales Department, performing the Telesales function and arranging appointments and site surveys for our West Midlands region.
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Sarah Coates

Telesales/Appointment Co-ordinator

Sarah joined Ideal in 2018, to work alongside Peter McCambridge, co-ordinating appointments and site surveys in the North of England.

Industrial Services Team

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Ken Robinson

General Manager Specialised Industrial Services

Another long serving member of the management team Ken joined Ideal in 1990 as the Hygiene Operations Manager. Since 1994 Ken has been the General Manager of our wide ranging Specialised Industrial Services division.
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Mark Dickinson

Assistant General Manager Specialised Industrial Services

Mark joined Ideal in July 2017. Mark comes to Ideal from the water hygiene and treatment service industry. A former sports man turned professional actor, peak performance coach and presenter who has adapted his performance and presentation skills over the years to become a successful business consultant, speaker and trainer, all skills that he hopes to continue to use in his new role with Ideal.

The Commercial Cleaning Team

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Chris Dring

Regional Manager East Midlands

A fourth generation member of the Company’s founding family, Chris has under gone a development programme that has allowed him to gain extensive and invaluable experience in the contract cleaning industry. Having worked as a cleaning operative and Area Supervisor, Chris spent several years as the main stay of our sales team, honing his surveying, presentation and customer facing skills. Armed with this experience Chris took on the role of Regional Manager in March 2016 and currently has management responsibility for all service delivery in our East Midlands Region.
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Jane Walsh

Regional Manager North

Jane re-joined the Company in 1997 as an Area Supervisor. Jane has gained a wealth of experience and has developed excellent management skills during her time with Ideal. Jane was appointed to her current role of Regional Manager in 2001. Jane currently has responsibility for the delivery of service to our cleaning customers across the North of England.
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Jim Burford

Regional Manager West Midlands

Joining Ideal Cleaning Services in late 2017, Jim brought with him a wealth of experience, gained in the Armed Forces and subsequently over 8 years as Area and Regional Operations Manager for large Soft FM Service providers. Extremely competent in Human Resources and Employment Law, TUPE and Health & Safety, Jim has a great deal of expertise in the successful delivery of Service Contracts. Jim has overall day to day responsibility for all contracts operated within our West Midlands Region.
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Chantel Fox

Branch Manager - South

Chantel has been with Ideal for almost a decade and has gained a great deal of experience with Ideal in the management, planning and service delivery of void and specialist cleans on a previous national contract for the MOD. Chantel now heads up operations from our Kent office with responsibility for service delivery in the South of England.
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Jason Boyd

Branch Manager Eastern Counties

Starting his career as a Cleaning Operative in early 1999 Jason’s abilities were quickly recognised and he was promoted to Area Supervisor in the same year. Jason’s organisational and people skills and his positive attitude have made him the main stay of our Eastern Counties operations, based out of our Peterborough office. Jason was promoted to Branch Manager in November 2017.

LOCATIONS

EAST MIDLANDS

Located in Nottingham, our Offices and Facilities at 351 Nuthall Road have been our home and the site of our Head Office since the 1940’s. Over the years additional land has been acquired and the buildings extended several times to now provide the following business centres and facilities:

Head Office: Sales, Central Accounts, Payroll, Help Desk, IT, Administration and HR Functions, National Accounts Help Desk and Administration.

Regional Office: East Midlands, Office and Commercial Cleaning Dept.

National Office: Specialised Industrial Services Division

Central Stores and (BMS) Janitorial Department

Central Garage for the maintenance of the Company’s car, commercial and specialist ‘Movac’ vacuum tanker fleet.

From this office we service contracts for: Queens Medical Centre, Lubrizol, MD Group, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce and Ove Arup

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LONDON & THE SOUTH

Regional Office: London & South Office and Commercial Cleaning Dept.

Situated on the Medway City Estate. Rochester with good links to the M25, M2 & M20 our Kent Offices are the base for our London and South operations.

From this office we service contracts for: Adecco Group Central London and Home Counties Branches, Advance Housing, NHS and 3aaa

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WEST MIDLANDS & WALES

Located in Sheldon, Birmingham, adjacent to Birmingham International Airport and close to the Motorway Network and interchange of the M6 and M42, our offices at 2581 Coventry Road are the local area offices for our West Midlands operations.

From this office we service contracts for: Birmingham City Council, The Gambling Commission, Castle Vale Community Housing, Adecco Group in Cardiff, Newport & Swasea

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THE NORTH

Located on the outskirts of Batley and close to the Motorway network, our offices at 762 Bradford Road, Batley are the local area offices for our Northern England operations.

From this office we service contracts for: Cristal Pigments (UK), Accent Group North East & Yorkshire, Chesterfield FC and the RSPB

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EASTERN COUNTIES

Located in Fengate, Peterborough, with good connections to the major road and Motorway networks, our offices at Unit 41, 2nd Drove Industrial Estate, Fengate, Peterborough are the local area offices for our Eastern Counties operations.

From this office we service contracts for: MD Group, Accent Group East, Sacrewell Farm, Snap on Tools and NHS

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