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London pest control company Cleankill buys up Bristol business

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Written by: Hannah Baker | Posted 10 December 2018 16:02

London pest control company Cleankill buys up Bristol business

A Croydon-based pest control company has bought up Bristol commercial and domestic pest control services firm Good Riddance Pest Control.

Cleankill completed the purchase of business last month.

Good Riddance was founded in 2002 and its owner, Howard Taffs, decided to sell the business as he was retiring. 

Howard said: “Within the industry, Cleankill is well-known as a company that looks after its staff and its customers.

"Like Good Riddance Pest Control, they believe in continuous staff development as a way to constantly improve and offer better customer service.

"They are the only English pest control company to have achieved the Investors in People Gold Standard and they regularly win awards for Best Employer, Best Customer Service and Best Staff Development and Training.

"When I wanted to find a company that would look after my customers and staff, Cleankill was the obvious choice.”

Cleankill was founded in 1995 and provides professional pest control services to customers in London and the South East.

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Operating from headquarters in Croydon, the company also has a second office in Seaford, East Sussex.

Cleankill’s managing director Paul Bates, pictured, said: “We were delighted when Howard contacted us. The last few years have seen exceptional growth for Cleankill and this has driven our expansion along the M4 corridor.

"The call from Howard came at just the right time. We were highly impressed by the professionalism of Howard and his team and knew instantly this was a company we could work with.

“It was clear we shared a lot of the same philosophies when it came to customer service and attitudes to staff, the community and the environment.

"We look forward to continuing to provide our new clients in and around Bristol with the same exceptional service they are used to, only now as part of the Cleankill family.”  

Good Riddance Pest Control will operate as a subsidiary of Cleankill (Environmental Services) Ltd.

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