Skip to content

Window cleaning business expands into North East, creating 20 jobs

A window cleaning company has expanded into the North East as part of plans to increase its presence across the UK. is moving into Teesside, Durham, Sunderland, and Newcastle following the successful rollout of the business across Yorkshire, the North West and South East.

Several people have already been taken on while recruitment for additional roles is underway. It is expected that around 20 jobs will be created in the short term. founder and managing director Thornton Tasker said: “We have been planning our move into the North East market for some time now and have been working tirelessly to recruit the right people who share our ambitions to establish as the number one window cleaning company in the UK.

“The four directors we’ve appointed will be responsible for growing our brand in Teesside, Sunderland, County Durham and Newcastle and we are confident that they can mirror the success we’ve seen in other regions, where we are firmly established in both the residential and commercial markets.

“Our aim now is to grow around the country, and that’s something we’ll be working on over the next couple of years. We want everyone to know someone who uses one of our window cleaners.” was founded by Thornton Tasker in Leeds three years ago, but can trace its roots back to 1919, when the entrepreneur’s great grandfather started a window cleaning company in Otley in Yorkshire. Thornton, his grandfather, father and brother all followed in his footsteps, and today the business employs over 100 people across the country.

Paul Fawcett, who will manage the Teesside branch, said: “I am relishing the challenge of bringing to Teesside and the Tees Valley area. Their offer goes above and beyond simple window cleaning, it’s about restoring pride in our homes, our businesses, and our communities.

“Over the next few weeks, I’ll be working closely with the management team to recruit sales and window cleaning professionals who will work with me to begin the move into the Teesside market, with a particular focus on residential. I will also be looking for suitable premises from which to grow the business and its reputation.”

Pictured: Kevin Rich, Paul Fawcett and Chris Burton, who will manage Durham, Teesside and Newcastle areas respectively.

May 21, 2024

  • Business & Economy

Created by Kate Hewison