The Design Museum & Julius Rutherfoord feature on EC Television

Julius Rutherfoord featured in a prime spot on the European Cleaning Journal’s TV channel, EC Television (ECTV), discussing the unique challenges of cleaning London’s Design Museum. Our passionate approach to innovation, security and environmental sensitivity helped us to win this iconic contract for a world-class cultural venue.

The ECTV video features Julius Rutherfoord Operations Director Chris Parkes, and Brian Reeves, Head of Facilities from The Design Museum.

The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum of contemporary design and architecture, and reopened in a spectacular new location at the end of 2016. The museum chose Julius Rutherfoord as its specialist cleaning and soft FM services contractor for the unique Grade II* listed building in Kensington High Street, West London.

Battersea-based Julius Rutherfoord was identified as best suited to provide the standard of care required for this iconic building, which combines modern and historic elements. The contract cleaning team demonstrated a partnership approach, passion for the project, meticulous attention to detail, and flexibility in the delivery of services.

The contract incorporates a broad range of cleaning and facilities management services including front of house gallery and facilities cleaning, back of house office cleaning, security, waste management, grounds maintenance and window cleaning. Services provided by Julius Rutherfoord also include cleaning, provision of a logistics team and traffic marshals, full time porters and additional cleaning based around special events.

Begun in 1989, The Design Museum’s collection is an important record of the key designs that have shaped the modern world.

It tells the history of mass production, from the manufacturing innovations of the nineteenth century up to the digital revolution of the last few years. The collection spans all aspects of design including architecture, fashion, furniture, product and graphic design, digital media and transport.