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20th May 2016

Bio-P Cap

The Bio-P is our unique environmentally-friendly bacterial dispensing system, which cleans and deodorises the urinal trap while also preventing the build-up of uric-scale and solids that cause blockages. Supplied in an attractive dome cover and using a specially designed ‘spear’ to lock it into the trap, which can be conveniently fitted to almost every urinal without the need alter existing urinals or pipework, even those that have been adapted to accept other urinal sleeve systems which have then been removed, leaving an open hole.
The Bio-P dome cover has holes on the top to allow urine and water to wash over the Bio Block and take the pleasant citrus fragrance biological chemical which is slowly released into the urinal trap and pipes, cleaning and deodorising constantly. The rim is designed to prevent chewing-gum or other detritus entering the trap and causing blockages.
The Bio-P does not contain any harmful or dangerous chemicals, which makes the product particularly suitable for use in schools and public buildings such as hotels, pubs and restaurants. The units can be recycled after use, or replenished with a new Bio Block.
Installing a urinal water manager alongside the Bio-P delivers significant water savings of up to 80% by reducing the frequency of flushing required to four times a day, thus reducing water consumption which also reduces your company’s carbon footprint.
Use Bio-P in conjunction with Blu Away washroom cleaner and odour neutraliser, which is specially formulated to clean and maintain odour-free washroom environments to eradicate organic staining, odours and uric scale from contaminated washroom surfaces.


We are offering one free 750ml bottle per customer when you place an order for the Bio-P system.



16th May 2016

Dyson V Hand Dryer

South West Hygiene are proud to announce that we are working closely with Dyson to offer The Dyson Airblade V hand dryer Concentrated Airblade™ technology to our customers.

The Dyson Airblade V hand dryer is 60% smaller than the original but just as powerful, drying hands quickly and hygienically in just 10-12 seconds. Dyson simulated hundreds of drying techniques to perfect the angle of drying and both hands are dried separately by a V-shaped blade of air. With its HEPA filtered air, slim 10cm in depth profile, and long lasting potential, this unit is suitable for most locations and comes in a choice of sprayed satin nickel or white casings made from an extremely tough ABS polycarbonate. 

The running cost of the Dyson Airblade V hand dryer is an average of just £43.00 a year. That’s up to 69% less than other hand dryers, and up to 97% less than paper towels (see calculations).  The Dyson Airblade hand dryers are also the only one certified by the Carbon Trust.

The Dyson Airblade V hand dryer has a lower environmental impact than other hand drying methods. It produces 3.5g of CO2 per dry – up to 77% less than other hand dryers and up to 75% less than paper towels. (see calculations).  The Dyson Airblade hand dryers are also the only one certified hygienic to the NSF Protocol P335.


11th March 2015

2015 Virgin London Marathon Sponsorship

South West Hygiene has made a donation to Stephen Gabbutt from Independent European Certification Ltd in support of his efforts to raise money for charity Climb.
Climb is the National Information and Advice Centre for Metabolic Diseases and is the only charity in the UK to provide advice, information and support to children, young adults, families and professionals affected by metabolic diseases. Climb also funds research into these devastating diseases. 
Stephen is taking part in the 2015 Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 26th April 2015 and hoping to run 26.2 miles which is a tough challenge, so he has prepared for this with months and months of training, but this is nothing compared to the pain and suffering the children and parents, and their families all go through in living with these often debilitating, and sometimes degenerative conditions. 
If you would also like to support Stephen in his efforts then please click on the following link


Text on your mobile phone to SGLM99 with your donation of e.g. £2, £5 or £10 to 70070
Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor him: Climb gets your money faster and, if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure that a Gift Aid supplement is added to your donation. 
logo          Climb - Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases



1st March 2015

Certificate of Thanks

South West Hygiene has been awarded a certificate of thanks from Trevanion House Holidays.

Trevanion House Holidays has been providing supported holidays for adults with learning disabilities since 1991.  Along with high levels of support in both care and guests' wellbeing, they offer fantastic opportunities for guests to go out on trips in a group to access the delightful sights and heritage that Cornwall has to offer. All of there holidays are catered to the needs of the individual and offer something for everyone.

Last year the staff and owners of Trevanion House Holidays were so impressed by the service level we provided to them they wanted to award us the certificate.


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27th November 2014

Helping those in Need

Users of the Echo Centre, Liskeard are looking forward to using the latest technology having been donated two Ipads from South West Hygiene.
Echo is a resource for adults with a physical disability serving South East Cornwall.  The small staff team and band of dedicated volunteers work closely together with the users of Echo to raise confidence and self-esteem through physical and mental stimulation. The aim is to promote independence, provide a carer break and encourage those who attend to lead a fulfilled life.
The touch screen devices will enable people with limited dexterity to be able to access the internet, use applications that will aid speech and language, take photos and much more. Paul Davies the Managing Director of South West Hygiene is full of praise for the Echo Centre saying ‘It is a really great place which allows individuals to continue to lead a fun and active life despite their disability’.

Linley Puckey Centre Manager receiving one of the Ipads from Paul Davies Managing Director of South West Hygiene


12th May 2014


Since SW Hygiene opened in 1995, customer referrals and recommendations have made a major contribution to our continued expansion to 4000 customers, and the company becoming the largest independent washroom company in the South West. We are therefore delighted to be able to show our appreciation by giving "a little something back" to our customers who have gone out of their way to recommend our company.

We have now teamed up with Red Letter Days to introduce a tiered referral scheme to customers who introduce new business to SW Hygiene. This means if you refer a neighbouring business, customer, supplier, etc, to us, and we successfully acquire them as customers, Red Letter Days will be sending you a lifestyle gift or treat to enjoy!

Download the form at and enjoy the rewards...

Red Letter Days


4th March 2014

4,000th customer for local family firm

Liskeard based South West Hygiene is celebrating after securing the Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth operated by Care UK Ltd. as its landmark 4,000th customer.

The Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre opened in 2005 in a stunning, purpose-built centre in north Plymouth. As well as on-site X-ray facilities, MRI scanner and ultrasound equipment, the centre also has two operating theatres and a physiotherapy department providing joint replacement and orthopaedic procedures to the people of Devon and Cornwall. 

South West Hygiene supplies businesses with a comprehensive range of washroom hygiene management systems, and has just secured this milestone customer figure to consolidate its position as the largest independent washroom services company in the south west.

Company Directors Margaret and Brian Sampson who launched the company as BTE Services Ltd. in 1993 added, "we are absolutely delighted to have secured such a prestigious client as our 4,000th customer. As each year has passed we have seen an increase in demand for our services through word of mouth and recommendation, helping us to grow a strong and loyal client base”.

“Improving the level of hygiene for visitors and employees and reducing the environmental impact in terms of water and electricity consumption reflects positively in terms of your company’s values and its compliance with health and safety legislation, and also improves the bottom line”.

4000th Customer

(photograph of Caz Bourner, Sales Manager and Paul Davies, Managing Director of SW Hygiene, presenting Scott Kerrison, Facilities Manager of Care UK with a bottle of champagne to celebrate becoming their 4000th customer).

Margaret added, "from the outset we have focused firmly on providing our clients with a range of services and products that have suited their particular needs - whether a large company or a sole trader, every business can benefit from our customised services." All of our operatives have enhanced DBS Clearance (formerly CRB) and although we are based in Cornwall, our fantastic dedicated service teams cover the south and south west regions from Penzance to Reading”.


3rd March 2014

South West Hygiene achieves double recognition success

Family owned South West Hygiene is celebrating the double achievement of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 re-recognition. 

ISO Team

Photograph enclosed: Robert Meldrum of Cornwall based Quality Aspects, presenting the certificates to Jan Wilton, Company Secretary and Paul Davies, MD of SW Hygiene.

This process of continuous improvement in terms of quality and environmental management systems, coupled with the firm’s commitment to excellence in customer service, has resulted in South West Hygiene doubling its customer base throughout the South West over the past six years, despite the effects of the recession.

South West Hygiene services businesses with a comprehensive range of discrete washroom hygiene management services, tailored to their business needs and designed to meet their customer’s duty of care and environmental obligations. The Liskeard based firm has over 4000 customers and is the largest independent washroom services company in the South West.

Frank Gabbutt, Certification Manager, Independent European Certification Ltd. commenting on the company's re-recognition added, "South West Hygiene has been certificated for several years to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 respectively, the international standards for quality and environmental managements systems. In that time the company has proactively used these systems to continuously enhance the quality of service to the customer, whilst also successfully managing and minimising the impact on the environment of the infrastructure and processes that are required to ensure the consistent excellence of service that is synonymous with the South West Hygiene brand".

Company Directors Margaret and Brian Sampson who launched the company as BTE Services Ltd. in 1993 added, “our underpinning strategy is to improve the level of hygiene for our clients’ visitors and employees whilst reducing the environmental impact in terms of water and electricity consumption. This reflects positively in terms of both our own and our clients company values, often resulting in a reduction in utility costs and improved profitability, whilst enhancing the customer experience”.



12th February 2014

Pasture Luxurious Skincare

South West Hygiene now supplies a premium range of cleansers, washes and lotions, which takes skin and hair care back to nature. Completely paraben-free and containing far higher levels of natural ingredients than most mainstream products, pamper your customers or staffs skin and hair with the care they deserve. Rich in vitamins and infused with the natural essences of noni fruit, olive kernel, ginger and sweet orange, Pasture nourishes, rejuvenates and refreshes like nothing else. Designed and made in the UK.

Neem Tree – Handwash

Refresh your hands with this uplifting Margosa and Sweet Orange Oil infusion. More caring and hydrating than soap, the natural anti-bacterial essential oil formula cleanses while protecting the skin's moisture balance. Margosa from the Indian Neem Tree is a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial extract that helps to improve the skin's barrier function and prevent dryness. Sweet Orange Oil naturally eliminates odours and is a rich source of vitamins which help rejuvenate the skin & keep it healthy.

Indian Mulberry - Hand Lotion

Healing Hand Lotion with extract of Pacific Island Noni-Fruit. Indulge your hands with this deliciously refreshing hand hydrator infused with aromatic Noni Fruit. Whisper-light but richly moisturising, the lotion is non-greasy, easily absorbed and leaves the skin smooth, soft and protected. Noni Fruit, (Indian Mulberry) from the Pacific Islands is a naturally uplifting anti-oxidant. It improves elasticity and smoothness of the skin, has a light aroma, a refreshing sensation and has been used for over 2000 years in Toik medicine by Pacific Islanders.

Olive Kernel – Hairwash

Nourishing Hairwash with Keratin proteins and minerals. A cleansing and revitalising wash infused with Olive Kernel extract, Keratin proteins and Chlorine neutralisers to give hair body and gloss whilst helping to heal and protect the scalp. Olive Kernels contain the Olive Trees' natural reserve of essential life components. These include protein, fibre, minerals, enzymes, vitamins and anti-oxidants which help support the hair's natural defence system to maintain good body and skin fitness.

Chinese Ginger - Bath and Shower

Revitalising Bath and Shower with toning and stimulating Root Ginger is the perfect start to the day. Chinese Ginger Root helps boost circulation and revitalises the energy banks. Ginger naturally stimulates microcirculation and has a warming anti-inflammatory effect that tone and invigorates tired skin to leave it feeling refreshed and alive.



June 10th 2013

Addition to fleet

South West Hygiene are proud to announce that we have taken delivery of another addition to the fleet, a Nissan NV 200 which have been uniquely branded to ensure our brand remains easily recognisable throughout the South West.

The make-over comes as part of ongoing development plans for the company, who have been operating in the South West for over twenty years. It’s important to us to develop to keep ahead of an ever changing and competitive industry, and so created a new design that reflected our core values; professionalism, stability and quality, as well as establishing a modern up-to-date image.

We have already received a number of positive comments from customers which proves that the van is already being noticed on the roads.

8th October 2012


We have an ongoing commitment to maintaining the standards contained in ISO14001 that requires we continuously monitor our environmental management system to improve efficiency and manage our carbon resources more effectively. In accordance with this policy we have updated our accounts database so that in future invoices and statements will be automatically generated and despatched by email.

Many of our customers already have this facility and we are now completing the final stages to enable this to be applied in general. Could you therefore please provide us with your preferred email address for your accounts department to receive these documents electronically in future?

You can supply this information on one of three ways:-

1 Email your preferred address to

2 Call us on 01579 348999 and we will update our records with the information you give us.

An additional benefit is that in an industry facing increasing cost on all fronts sending invoices and statements by email will allow us significantly reduce our postal spend, thus allowing us to offset this saving against other unavoidable price increases imposed on us and enable us to continue to provide the cost effective service that you have come to expect.


11 March 2011

South West Hygiene are proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.
ISO 9001 applies to the processes that create and control the products and services we supply and prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of our customers are met.
ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that is designed to address the delicate balance between maintaining profitability and reducing environmental impact and shows we have put in place and are committed to an effective environmental management system.  Click the image for the full size certificate.

ISO 9001 CertificateISO 14001 Certificate

9 February 2011

The South West Hygiene Blade Hand Dryer dries hands quickly and efficiently using bi-directional air jets.

See details of The South West Hygiene Blade Hand Dryer


South West Hygiene Hand Dryer

20 January 2011

The Ultraflow high speed hand dryer is avaialble in white only.

See details of the Ultraflow Hand Dryer

Ultraflow Hair Dryer

12 January 2011

The Velocity Hand Dryer range is now available - high speed engery saving and robust

See more information on Velocity Hand Dryers

Velocity Hand Dryer

8 September 2010

South West Hygiene introduces the HyScent - A ground-breaking odour control and air freshening device.

See full details of the HyScent Air Freshener


21 April 2008

South West Hygiene is proud to announce becoming the official distributor in the South West for the Veltia Hand dryer.

A fast drying economical hand dryer within a stylish design, the South West Hygiene Veltia Hand dryer offers reduced drying times and improved running costs.

Veltia Hand Dryer
  • Hand drying time around 10 – 15 Seconds
  • Fast drying without hot air
  • Energy consumption is reduced compared to standard hand dryers
  • Available in various colours including White, Cherry, Red, Green, Black, Blue & Aluminium Available Colours
Hand Dryer Operation

Efficient and Stylish

The South West Hygiene Veltia hand dryer uses the latest technology and offers energy efficiency along with a stylish design.

Veltia Washroom

Energy Saving

All you do is place your hands into the top of the hand dryer and a strong blast of air will efficiently & hygienically dry your hands.

Atlantic BlueWithout the need for a heating element energy consumption is reduced. An infrared sensor detects when hands are placed in the unit; After approximately 10 - 15 seconds your hands are dry, and then the dryer automatically switches off after 25 seconds.

Hygienic and WasteFree

Air microstreams at high speed, with more than 300 air nozzles it dry hands quickly and efficiently.

Water is captured in a tank within the unit, leaving washrooms hygienic and clean.

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18 April 2008

South West Hygiene is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Fearnley as the new Area Sales Manager for the Hampshire and Bournemouth area. Anna has many years of experience in the washroom Industry and is looking forward to expanding SWH customer base in Hampshire.

If you wish to contact Anna you can phone her on 07738 800173 or email her at




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