About 981

981 Cleaning are a corporate cleaning company working in London and the surrounding areas. We deliver exceptional cleaning standards and customer service at a cost-effective price.


Why choose 981?

We’re proud of what we do and our delighted customers agree.  Passionate about our standards of service, the ethos of our company is based upon the core values of respect, reliability, value for money and professionalism.  We care about our clients and put them at the heart of everything we do. If you’re not 100% satisfied with the work carried out by us, we will repeat it. We also guarantee that your cleaning will be done on time and to a high standard.

We always aim to ensure that our competitive prices reflect good value for money whilst never compromising on the service we deliver. Our friendly team of cleaners wear a uniform, speak English and have all been trained in the 981 methods of working. Their work is continually monitored to ensure they meet the required standards.

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Who are our clients?

981 Cleaning has a wide variety of clients from large corporate companies such as McDonald’s through to office buildings, restaurants, hotels, yoga studios, schools and more.  Whichever service they make use of, our customers repeatedly leave us with great reviews.  See some examples of our customer feedback and find out about some of the solutions we provide our clients in our ‘Clients’ section.


Our cleaners

Our cleaners are trained in accordance with BICSc (The British Institute of Cleaning Science) standards and are supervised when necessary. Andrei, the Director, makes frequent spot checks to ensure that all work being carried out is of a suitably high standard and in line with customer expectations.

Our cleaners will arrive at your premises in full 981 Cleaning uniform and you have the reassurance that they have all been fully DBS checked. They also undertake regular training, completing modules on Health and Safety as and when necessary to ensure that they keep both themselves and the client safe.


About 981 Cleaning

981 Cleaning provide all round cleaning services for a wide range of commercial properties, including offices, shops, estate management, sports and leisure facilities and  building site clean-ups. We work across London and the surrounding areas including Middlesex, Berkshire and Surrey.

All of our cleaners are DBS checked and trained to the BICSc standards of cleaning. We pride ourselves on the high level of service we provide and always ensure that our customers are happy. The Director, Andrei Poenaru, and his supervisors make frequent spot checks to ensure that the level of cleaning provided is always of the highest standard.

We are happy to provide a regular cleaning service or one-off requests. Please see our services page for more details on what services we may be able to offer your business.

We will provide the professional equipment needed for the job (at extra cost) which ensures that the cleaning is of a suitable standard. Should you wish to provide your own cleaning materials, we can discuss this, but the products provided must be able to enable us to meet our high professional standards.

981 Cleaning have recently invested in a software product called SmartTask which means that, according to the client’s wishes, we can ask our cleaners to check in and out of various areas of their premises using an app on their phone. This provides the client with the reassurance that all the agreed areas of the building are being cleaned and information on how long is being spent in each area.

981 Cleaning Services treat their cleaners with respect, understanding that they are their most valuable asset. They are paid above the minimum wage and provided with any necessary training in order to complete their work efficiently and effectively. 

981 Cleaning are very aware of the impact of certain cleaning products on the environment. They always try to source their goods with this in mind and where possible will use environmentally friendly products.

Our Clients

981 Cleaning have worked with a wide variety of commercial clients in different settings in London during the past 10 years including offices, communal areas, builders, sports facilities, restaurants, shops, schools, and embassies. Our flexibility and high standards of cleaning and customer service mean that clients return year after year. We are happy to provide a regular cleaning service with a schedule to suit the customer, or one -off ad hoc services such as carpet cleaning or deep cleans. Here at 981 Cleaning we put our clients first and we pride ourselves on ensuring that we maintain a positive relationship with every one of them. Emails or phone calls are responded to promptly and usually within 24 hours. Please take a look at the 981 Cleaning gallery to see some photos of the types of work we have undertaken in the past. Alternatively, if there is a specific service you require, visit the service page, and see both photographic and video examples of our work and more information on what we do.    

What our clients say about us 

  “Prior to hiring 981 Cleaning, we would change window cleaners every 1 or 2 months. But the 981-team delighted us with their service and quality of work” Manager, McDonald’s ______________   “Our four-storey apartment block has used 981 Cleaning for the past five years for regular weekly cleans and an annual deep clean. We have been very satisfied with their efficient and responsive service; and their competitive rates. They are always ready to listen to feedback and to take on occasional additional tasks. We very willingly recommend their service”. Regards, Simon.  (Resident Director of an HML Group communal block) ______________   981 have provided exceptional cleaning pre & post COVID. Their skills are unique, consistent and by far the best we have experienced in London. Customer Service is always so prompt, genuine and friendly and they have accommodated to our ever changing needs. Their cleaning methods are thorough and can completely rely on them for a spotless touch. Their reaction to COVID measures have been so thorough and trust them completely! Couldn’t recommend more.   Jessica Moss, Office Co-ordinator, H & H Group, Aircraft Factory, Hammersmith ______________   “Clients want to relax and enjoy their time at Kula and they can in a clean and safe environment, thanks to 981 Cleaning.” Kula Yoga Wellbeing Ltd ______________   We have used the cleaning services provided by Andrei and his team at 981 for almost all of the 5 years we have been at the Light Bulb and have been very impressed with the efficient and effective service we have received. On the basis of our experiences we would certainly recommend them.  Roger, Managing Director – Scirra Limited, Lightbulb Building, Wandsworth ______________   “I highly recommend 981 cleaning services, they have delivered a quality, reliable, professional and personable service from the beginning. They have always taken extra care to furnish our needs and gone out the way to make sure they can help with even the most difficult cleaning requirement. It’s also nice to see the Managing Director making personal calls carrying out checks which makes me know we are in good hands – this has been especially so during the Pandemic when our needs have been much greater”  Victoria Payne, Head of Business Owner Support & Product Centres, Forever Living Products UK Ltd ______________   The standards of cleaning we expect are applied to all the premises in which we work so whatever type of commercial premises in London it is that you need to have cleaned, get in touch today for a quote.

The 981 Formula


Principles of service

1. Trustworthy
2. Cost-effective
3. Consistent
4. Customer-oriented
5. Detail-focused
6. Approachable
7. Professional
8. Pro-active
9. Reliable

8 Steps of Cleaning

Steps of Cleaning

1. Arrive promptly with all necessary cleaning equipment
2. Assess the site and check all equipment
3. Follow Health and Safety procedures
4. Prepare the area to be cleaned
5. Complete all cleaning tasks
6. Replace any moved objects
7. Put cleaning materials away
8. Complete final location check!

1 Objective


To create the 981 Difference by placing high cleaning standards and exceptional customer service at the heart of what we do.