Our Sponsors

Julie Hillhouse


07831 232815

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Altro have been at the forefront of innovation for almost 100 years. Today, working closely with architects, end customers, engineers, designers and contractors around the world, our insight and expertise help them transform everyday spaces into environments that can improve the wellbeing of everyone that uses them.
And by consistently turning creative thinking into practical, real-world solutions – that maintain the highest standards of safety and durability – Altro have become synonymous with quality.

As a family-founded business, we have a strong sense of what we value and a way of thinking inspired by The Bauhaus– a balance of quality, form and design-led function – that puts people’s needs at the heart of everything we do. It’s a human-centred approach to designing for the demands of 21st century life.
It’s a history that means we value the bold, the brave and the new. From focusing on how the different sectors we serve need their spaces to perform, to the call for more environmentally sustainable materials, Altro are constantly challenging what is possible and seeking new ways of inspiring our customers and answering their biggest challenges.

With offices across Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we remain committed to developing solutions that stand the test of time.
We combine the best in contemporary style with the functionality required to improve the way we all live and work, wherever in the world that may be.

We are Altro.

Bernard Hill


0845 2707747

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Asckey Data Services Ltd

Asckey have been in the business of providing quality CAFM solutions for over 20 years. Our fmfirst® CAFM software suite is constantly evolving with invaluable input from NHS estates and cleaning managers. Functionality has been created using the very latest technological advances to support current industry requirements and NHS legislation. The fmfirst® cleaning audit management tool specifically supports; National Specifications for Cleanliness 2007, PAS 5748:2014, current Care Quality Commission guidelines and Standards for Better Health core standards compliance.

Our regular feedback groups, targeted training and in-house support team ensure that fmfirst® remains current and that users can quickly gain maximum value from their new system.

Asckey are proud to sponsor the AHCP and for the opportunity to support the organisations commitment to, “excellence and cost effectiveness” and to developing, “measurable standards of service, responsive to changing needs of clients” – in the professional Healthcare Cleaning sector.

Charles Heathcote



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Behrens Healthcare

At Behrens Healthcare (formerly known as Francis Price Contracts) we are a leading UK supplier of a wide range of products for use in the healthcare environment. With over 40 years’ experience working with the NHS and other leading healthcare institutions, we take pride in our reputation for excellence built on high quality products and outstanding service. As a division of Manchester’s oldest textile company, we have drawn upon our nearly 200 years of textile innovation to offer our expansive assortment of products for your hospital or trust, from uniform and soft furnishings to our disposable product range.

Products & Services: We supply Fabric Curtains & Disposable Curtains, Blinds, FR Fabrics, Cubicle & Window Tracking and Disposable Screens. Furthermore, we offer Bedding, Linen and Towels as well as Uniforms & Workwear. In addition to our stock supported range, we provide a Bespoke Garment Service and Bespoke Branding & Embroidery, where our design team will work closely with you to create your own unique healthcare look.

Colin Broadbent


07543 524871

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DECITEX ‘Smart textiles’ is a European Manufacturer at the heart of textile technology innovation that specializes in microfiber (mops&cloths) and advancement of quality improvement in hygiene standards and ergonomics.

DECITEX produces high performance textiles designed to optimise hygiene standards within critical environments, where hygiene is vital for surface safety and security of contamination control; from patient care to clean room manufacturing.
Decitex is an approved supplier to the NHS Supply Chain, Pharmaceutical and aerospace industries.


Paul Kavanagh


07967 694203

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Diversey provides a vital service. We believe cleaning and hygiene are life essentials. We’re pioneers of the future and creators of connection. Tireless in our pursuit of effective hygiene solutions. Determined to deliver efficient cleaning technologies.

We believe that our business is about people. We put humans first whether that be cleaner, employee or customer. We give our customers total confidence to enable their businesses to grow and thrive.

We believe life should be lived and dirt should be made. We don’t just protect the future. We save lives. We care. We take pride in what we do because we believe in life.

Emma Hesketh


07793 170580

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Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life.
The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature.

Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as Jobst, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately SEK 109bn (EUR 11.3bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Dan Morgan Smith


07837 532684

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Gama Healthcare

GAMA Healthcare are the market leader in infection prevention and control solutions. Their range of Clinell, Carell and Cleanall products combine innovative technology with ease of use, providing the professional healthcare industry with the most effective options available.

With an ethos of high quality products, verified science, cost effectiveness and extensive after sales support, GAMA Healthcare have established themselves as the premium choice for infection prevention professionals.


GOJO & Prodene Klint, together driving innovation

Combining GOJO Europe with Prodene Klint, we have bought together market leading brands, scientific and technological expertise in skin and surface hygiene and continued innovation to grow the hygiene category.

This gives our European business, three R&D centres of excellence and manufacturing facilities based in France, supporting a network of sales offices and distribution facilities in Milton Keynes, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon and Frankfurt. 


Jonathon Stead



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Hooper Services

We are specialists in Industrial Cleaning Equipment, Portable Appliance Testing and Domestic Appliances. We support our customers every step of the way, from initial contact through to machine repairs and servicing, we have been helping to make a difference for more than 27 years.

Our main objective is to save customers money without compromising on service and we will never knowingly be beaten on price. We care passionately about the NHS and truly believe that we can help to save you money, contact us today and see how we can help you!

Oliver Canty



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IC Solutions 24/7

IC Solutions 24/7 is a UK based company specializing in whole-room disinfection products and services, with an emphasis on hydrogen peroxide fogging and UVC treatment.

We are available 365 days a year, 24/7, offering the most competitive pricing in Europe



Mike Conroy



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Family run since 1964, KILLIS is forward thinking and continually strives to offer the latest in innovative cleaning equipment and solutions.

T L Killis are one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of cleaning equipment and supplies, importing from all over the world USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Holland & more we also distribute throughout the entire United Kingdom, Ireland & export to many european countries.

We supply all cleaning machinery from domestic vacuum cleaners right up to Industrial ride-on sweepers. We also supply thousands of hotels, schools, hospitals and restaurants with all their cleaning products such as chemicals & paper disposables offering the complete cleaning package!

Anne Platt


07801 045458

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Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional delivers innovative washroom solutions and hygiene products across the Healthcare industry. We support customers in hygiene and safety compliance whilst enhancing productivity and efficiencies for cleaning teams.

The combination of high quality products, purpose designed solutions and superior customer service enables Kimberly-Clark Professional to provide a personalised service to hospitals and healthcare establishments.


Jacqueline Johnstone


07583 141693

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Metsä Tissue

Metsä Tissue – part of Metsä Group, is the manufacturer of the Katrin range which includes paper towels, toilet rolls and a range of dispensers that are designed to be “Inclusive” – for all users, including children, the elderly and those who are visually impaired or have physical disabilities.



Tim Hubbard


07966 326480

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Micad is the #1 software application used in the NHS with over 150 NHS Trusts managing over 20 million square metres of space. We enable estate and property management professionals to make decisions, maximise ROI and support operations based on 100% accurate information.

Our platform takes precise CAD drawing information and translates it into accurate baseline data that can be used by all connected applications, from finance to asbestos software and soft facilities. Having acquired Pierce Management Services in 2015 Micad have rewritten the C4C suite of products into the new Micad4 Platform.


Mike Parker


0121 386 1722

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Minster Cleaning Services

Minster Cleaning Services is a leading supplier of office and commercial cleaning services throughout the UK. We take great care of thousands of organisations, large and small, across many sectors and has done so since 1982.

By choosing Minster you will receive a reliable, well-managed and high quality service tailored to your precise needs at a fair price. This leaves you free to focus on your core business activities, with peace of mind that your cleaning is in expert hands.


David Farmer


07931 752478

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The company was founded ​on a vision of producing and selling products of the highest quality worldwide and for more than a hundred years, Nilfisk has adapted to the changing needs of markets and customers with innovative products and solutions.
With a global sales force and proven sales channels, we have established strong and valuable customer relations and partnerships across the world and we strive to be at the forefront of technological advancement to drive future customer needs.
Today, Nilfisk offers an extensive range of premium cleaning products and a trusted aftermarket offering to the professional market.
Our main product lines are floorcare equipment, vacuum cleaners and high pressure washers and a wide range of domestic vacuum cleaners and high pressure washers to consumers worldwide.
The Nilfisk Group is headquartered in Denmark, and we have sales companies in more than 40 countries. Combined with a strong distributor network, Nilfisk markets and sells its products in over 100 countries in total. Our production facilities are located in Asia, Europe and the Americas.​

David Fletcher


07341 885003

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Northwood is a group of associated companies that provide the manufacturing, supply and transportation of away-from-home professional paper hygiene products. Northwood incorporates Northwood Recycling and Northwood Tissue for the manufacture & supply of raw material (‘parent’ reels), Northwood Hygiene Products for converting and supply of finished product and Northwood Logistics for distribution.

Continual investment in the latest production technology across our three manufacturing sites enables us to operate efficiently and react quickly to the requirements of our customers. At Northwood Hygiene Products Ltd our aim is to be the preferred supply chain partner for any organisation involved in the disposables, paper, and tissue industries. We are one of only a small handful of companies in the UK market that is fully vertically integrated. Northwood is involved at each point in the supply chain, from raw material supply, tissue and towel manufacturing, end user product converting and storage and transportation.

We have a number of market leading brands operating across the systems, wiping and commodities sectors, including Bay West, Leonardo, Essentials, Optimum Professional, Perform and Optimum ProWipers. We operate a strong environmental policy and our mission is to follow an ethical and ecological approach in every area of our business, from procurement and acquisition of our raw materials through to supply delivery to the end user.

Piers Conway-Hyde



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Numatic International Ltd

It’s certainly true to say that you never have to look far to find a Numatic product keeping all industries clean… right across the globe. Whether it be a hotel, home, hospital, kitchen or public transport Numatic provide a cleaning solution. We all demand ever increasing standards of cleanliness and hygiene, this is delivered by a simple formula found in all Numatic Products… Innovation, Quality and Price

Numatic continue to innovate across all product ranges. New “A” rated commercial energy saving vacuums provide “Greener” cleaning to all. The CRO Compact Ride-on scrubber dryer and HEPA vacuums are raising the standard in cleaning across the board.

All of our customers have different needs, that’s why we provide a service specifically catering to the Healthcare sector. Numatic are able to provide the complete package including wet or dry vacuums, floor care and janitorial trolleys.

David Williamson


07718 584133

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Rotowash make a range of floor cleaning machines that are used extensively on hard floors, safety floors, outdoor decking and carpets
Rotowash has a significant presence in both the private and public sectors with many hospitals, schools, care homes, hotels, vets & leisure clubs entrusting their cleaning regimes to our equipment

The system works exceptionally well on textured surfaces, such as slip resistant flooring, tiles, sports surfaces and carpets, and carries many endorsements from leading flooring manufacture.

Rotowash uses up to 90% less water and chemical than other systems, and because it is supremely portable, one machine can be used throughout the premises. With colour coded brushes one machine can be safely used in bathrooms, kitchens and general areas without fear of cross contamination.

On-site training is available free for the life of the machine, and our own service engineers are available to carry out on-site maintenance.

Bav Gangajalia



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Santinel has worked in the occupational health and safety sector for decades. Over time, the firm gained maturity and a wealth of expertise and varied services that meet the expectations of our customers.

The business thrives and continues to grow due to the contributions of men and women from various backgrounds who contribute to its development and offer the best consulting services and training.


Martin Turner



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Synbiotix has the most comprehensive Estates and Facilities platform available that includes a suite of “plug and play” modules that can be adapted to support the needs of the entire healthcare estate; including Domestic Monitoring, Dynamic Risk Assessments for Domestic Services and many more.

It’s a flexible platform that allows you to run and manage your healthcare estate in line with your requirements.



SYR has a long and proud history of working with the NHS, both through Supply Chain and with Trusts on an individual basis. Our colour-coded manual cleaning equipment is used in hospitals, care homes and clinics across the country.

Innovation is at the heart of SYR and our unique cleaning systems, many of which are patented, are carefully designed and specified to offer lifetime savings – top quality at the right price. We also provide on-site advice, training and continual support free of charge. 


Brian Klelund



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Tensid UK

It is now over 20 years since Brian Klelund established Tensid as a specialist supplier of the AGS© anti graffiti system, PROSOCO building cleaning products and Aquila pressure washing machines. This began a journey of innovation and Tensid UK is now Europe’s leading authority on the cleaning, restoration and protection of built surfaces.

To an ever-increasing degree, brick, concrete, pavement and stone masonry surfaces are a fundamental feature of our lives. All of these materials and surfaces require cleaning, protection and restoration.

Tensid UK meets this need by providing a highly comprehensive range of products and equipment to manage the care of all common (and some uncommon) man-made surfaces and building materials.

With over 20 years experience, the experts at Tensid UK can solve your surface care and restoration challenges.  You can be assured of outstanding technical support and customer service. Plus, we strive to ensure that, as far as possible, our products are safe for the environment, biodegradable and friendly for the user.

U Group Ltd

Through our nationwide distributor network, U Group is proud to bring you a comprehensive range of over 4000 bar, catering and janitorial products, all under one roof at our 150, 000 sq ft midlands manufacturing and distribution facility.

With over 35 years of manufacturing experience, our aim is to provide you, the customer, the very latest in product design and innovation, whilst providing a service which is second to none, at market leading prices.


Andrew Green


01793 716760

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Vikan’s award-winning ultramicrofibre system sets new industry standards with innovative, patented products for addressing everyday cleaning problems. Comprising of microfibre mops and cloths, plus Vikan’s comprehensive range of compact trolleys, which are easy to store and deliver outstanding productivity gains.

Used extensively in Contracting, Local Authority and Healthcare markets, Vikan EasyShine is recognised as the swiftest method for maintaining high-gloss surfaces and is now complemented by other one-box solutions for high-level dusting and floor cleaning.

Nicola Williams



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Already more than 45 years your professional partner in cleaning
Wecoline is one of the brands of Wecovi BV, an innovative family business that – ever since it started in 1971 – has been surprising the market with the very best cleaning materials.

Wecoline cleaning materials, specialized in:

• high quality micro fibre systems. Inventive cleaning systems that are based on the unique properties of micro fibers. With only a damp cloth and clean water you achieve a perfect hygienic result.

• superior single use cleaning materials. A range of Superior Single Use products specially developed for the professional cleaning industry. Cloths and mops, ready to use pre impregnated or dry, standard quality or microfiber.

• Wecoline by Americo full cycle floor pads. The world’s first pad with enhanced biodegradation. Floor pads made from 100% recycled PET plastic, water-based latex resins and now after use accelerated degradable by the special composition thousands of professional cleaners work every day with Wecoline cleaning materials.

And for a reason! As a cleaning business, it is your challenge to combine a shining result with a healthy return.
Wecoline produces and supplies materials that excel in price/quality ratio. To that, you can add comfort and solutions tailored to specific branches. Wecoline helps you to upgrade your quality and to do more in less time. For the power of a good cleaner is the power of Wecoline!