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Case Study: HMS Thameside

21st Apr 2021
Written by: phs Interclean


HMP Thameside is a Category B Men’s prison located in South-East London. The prison has 638 cells and can hold up to 1200 convicted and remand prisoners. HMP Thameside’s vision is to provide a safe and
respectful environment that works to reduce re-offending through constructive regimes.


It is vital that prisons provide safe and hygienic cells and facilities to ensure the welfare of prisoners. Research has found that a clean prison environment has a positive effect on prisoner mental health, which helps to reduce future reoffending rates. However, due to the confined nature of prisons, it is easy for infectious illnesses to spread fast.

HMP Thameside regularly deals with incidents, in cells and communal areas, that involve bodily fluid. It is vital that these contaminated areas are deep cleaned in a timely manner to ensure the safety of prisoners, employees, and visitors.

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The flexible and reliable service provided by phs Interclean ensures that HMP Deerbolt are guaranteed a fast reaction time to incidents requiring an emergency deep clean. Ongoing communication between the phs Account Manager and the Customer helps to ensure expectations are fully understood; resulting in full customer satisfaction.


HMP Thameside are being provided with an on-call 24/7 service. This means that once an incident is reported, the phs Interclean team will be on site as soon as possible and will work with the prison operations team to
ensure minimal disruption to day-to-day operations.

phs Interclean have responded quickly to, and successfully deep cleaned, several incidents for HMP Thameside over the past several years. This has included everything from overflowing toilet blockages to emergency blood clean-up.

All deep cleans involve a thorough clean and decontamination of areas in order to eliminate the risk of infection. phs Interclean prides itself on delivering flexibility to customers as we understand each situation has its own unique cleaning and sanitisation needs.

All phs Interclean operatives are fully CRB checked and have extensive experience working in prison environments.

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