Sectors // Education

Expert Laundry Solutions

At Gillman’s we recognise that the requirments of educational institutions, Be it a prep school, college or university extend beyong adacemics

Our Commitment to a Better Tomorrow

When it comes to education, we appreciate that we have a responsibility to not only provide the appropriate machines, but also for the manner in which we handle our time on site. Our engineers are advanced DBS checked and as with any job, conduct their works safely and responsibly.

Schools/Colleges etc have a wide variety of requirements. Boarding Schools may require complete laundry solutions for washing, drying and ironing along with automatic dosing if required to streamline wash results and reduce costs. We can not only supply and specify the appropriate equipment, but can also maintain and offer regular support within our purchase or rental packages, aftercare, and service agreements.

We have a range of equipment for use in special educational needs school environments that meet the Fluid Category (WRAS approval) required. Our engineers have a great deal of experience in the care environment and understand the extra measures that may be needed to ensure safety of the students.

In University Campuses we can assist with vending systems and maintenance on machinery to ensure that students are able to manage their laundry needs independently with well maintained machines and simple to use payment systems via AIRWALLET or Nayax payments.

In catering environments, we are able to supply dishwashing and refrigeration equipment. Our dishwashers range from undercounter to large passthrough/flight & rack machines which are capable of dealing with the aftermath of busy lunchtime feasts.

FAQs for the Education Sector

What Commercial Laundry Solutions Do Gillman's Offer in the Education Sector?

At Gillman’s Commercial, we provide a comprehensive selection of commercial and domestic washers, dryers, dishwashers, and detergents tailored specifically for the education sector. From equipping central laundries in independent schools to supplying washers and dryers for hairdressing faculties and sports complexes in LEA schools and colleges, we offer solutions to meet various needs. For universities, we specialize in student laundries with convenient payment options like Airwallet or Nayax.

Our team is dedicated to assisting with machine selection, installation, and ongoing service and maintenance for all our customers.

With safeguarding in mind it’s important we know who is on Our Sites, How Do You Work With This?

We don’t use subcontractors so all our staff are directly employed by Gillman’s, our engineers wear branded workwear and drive clearly branded Gillman’s vans, they are issued with photo ID’s and are DBS checked.

Can You Look After Our Laundry/Dishwashing Machines?

With over 55 years of experience in laundry there are few machines we have not worked on, so the answer is most probably yes.

We can offer numerous options around service and maintenance, why not contact us and we can send one of our team to your site and provide a no obligation quote for service and maintenance, we are partners for many of the leading brands so as long as parts are still available we can look after them.

I am a landlord with student properties, can you provide me an inhouse laundry with payment systems ?

Yes, We work with many student accommodation providers and the days of coin operated machines are probably coming to an end, more and more we are putting in contactless systems that are either pay for the laundry through an app or contactless systems using google or Apple pay, contact us and one of our team can discuss the options.

We need to review our current requirements but don’t know where to begin?

No Problem, Our experienced team deal with many schools and colleges and will be able review your current operation and make recommendations that are tried and tested and will bring real benefit to your site in terms of efficiencies in time and energy and also improving your environmental performance

We are an independent boarding school, how can you help us?

We are fortunate enough to work with many independent schools and in most cases that looks like a central laundry and smaller washers and dryers in the boarding houses , if the machines have not been changed for a while there is a compelling reason to look at new machines as the running costs on new machines with new technologies such as heat pump dryers, weighing wash loads to reduce water and energy consumption can make a big difference to the schools running costs and improving your schools green credentials demonstrably .

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