Deep clean of Harrogate town centre begins ahead of shops re-opening

A deep clean of Harrogate town centre has begun as businesses and shops prepare to re-open their doors next week.

Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 11:45 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 11:48 am
A deep clean of Harrogate town centre gets underway - Pictured are the team from UK Nationwide Cleaning Services working in the market place and cross James Street area.

Appointed by Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District), a team from Yorkshire-based UK Nationwide Cleaning Services moved into Market Place and Cross James Street, for the first night of their operation.

The company’s four-year contract will see them power washing pavements and street furniture in the retail heart of the town, and each clean will take approximately two-weeks to complete.

Harrogate BID Interim manager Simon Kent said: “The deep clean of Harrogate town centre has been a long time coming, and I’m delighted that it has now got under way.

“In a recent survey by Harrogate BID, the majority of businesses who responded said they saw this as the number one priority.

“UK Nationwide Cleaning Services, whom we awarded the contract to, are experts in this line of cleaning, having worked successfully with BIDs across the UK, including a number in Yorkshire.”

The Government has given the go-ahead for all 'non-essential shops' to reopen from Monday, June 15.

Further information about the Harrogate BID is available from its website,

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