Apollo Wales: Cleaning up at award ceremonies, your home & business

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Apollo Wales are one of the leading Commercial Cleaning companies in the UK. Based in Cardiff, offering Commercial & Domestic Cleaning, operating across Cardiff, The Vale of Glamorgan, Wales & the UK specialising in Office, Retail & Home Cleaning Services.

Founded by Chris Birch and Jack Powell in 2014, offering services to commercial and domestic clients The business currently employs in excess of 200 staff (including subcontractors) and are currently seeking 5 more in Cardiff alone.

Originally from Ystrad Mynach and now living in the Vale of Glamorgan, Chris works as a part-time lecturer whilst also working for Apollo Wales. Cardiff-born Jack currently works part time for Apollo Wales while completing the final part of his degree.

Based in Cardiff Bay, Apollo Wales is a credit only operating company, which makes expansion a little slower but provides a more secure place to work for everyone. Jack and Chris have both previously been made redundant and decided to set up their own business to avoid this happening again.

Having been made redundant, Chris and Jack set up Apollo Wales after identifying a need for student house cleaning. The quick success and high quality standards meant that staff were very soon required as both partners were studying full-time degree courses at the time. Apollo Wales soon became a property maintenance company offering weekly cleaning services to homeowners and tenants in Cardiff.

Soon after, the business gained contracts with some of the UK’s biggest construction companies, offering exceptional post-build cleaning services. This led Apollo Wales to securing further contracts with companies such as Morrison’s, Asda, Tesco, Wilkinson, Barclays Bank and Schuh, amongst others. Recently, the business has been successful in securing work with IKEA and Capitol Cinema. Apart from these, Apollo Wales teams work throughout a number of independent Cardiff-based companies.

As a result, Apollo Wales expanded their operations nationwide and have staff working across the UK daily. Thanks to support from Business Wales, the business is now increasing their reach by growing its Southern Spain cleaning services and expanding into Dubai.

The business is very employee-focused, offering their staff incentives, progression packages, management training to NVQ standard, more than the minimum wage in pay and has a fantastic track record of quality.

Apollo Wales – Cardiff Business Awards 2017

Off the back of its employee-focused offering the company won ‘Employer of the year’ at the Cardiff Business Awards 2017, an event which saw 470 of Wales’ most prominent Business Owners attend City Hall, for an extravagant ceremony.

On winning the Award, Apollo Wales owners Chris and Jak commented that they were ‘incredibly pleased and can’t believe that we were chosen considering the competition was so strong across the Category.’

Apollo Wales offers its Staff incredible Benefits including Private Healthcare, Gym Membership, NVQ Accredited Training, a free uniform and much more besides.

The company is also nominated as 2017 Finalist in the Wales Start-up Awards as Green Start-up of the year, recognising start-ups developing products, processes or service that are resulting in significant environmental improvements.

Find out more about Apollo Wales at www.apollo.wales or call 02920 100 004.


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