Brewery Cleaning Bristol

Bristol Brewers, like the proprietors of every other type of business, have created their own set of procedures for maintaining their equipment clean and in operating order. All surfaces must be free of physical (debris, allergens, chemicals) and microbiological (microorganisms) pollutants for cleaning to be regarded as effective. Validation entails verifying that the claimed cleaning technique and associated parameters achieve the desired cleaning level under specified conditions.

Brewery & Distillery Cleaning

Brewery Cleaning Specialists

There are three basic levels of cleaning that apply to breweries: 

  • Physically Clean – visually clean
  • Chemically Clean – clean to a standard where anything coming into contact with the surface suffers no chemical contamination.
  • Microbiologically Clean – clean and sterile so that there is no physical or microbiological contamination.
Each Bristol brewery has its own set of guidelines for how it should be utilised in a particular setting. Generally speaking, cleaning solutions with a caustic base are the most effective at removing organic deposits such as proteins, gums, yeast, sugars, and hop residues, whilst cleaning agents with an acidic base are the most effective at removing inorganic scale. Aluminum is corroded by cleansers including caustic soda and other chemicals, thus the building materials also matter.

QDC Qualifications

GBAC Star Biorisk Accreditation

Brewery Cleaning Vat

Brewery Cleaning Process

We’ve earned our stripes as one of Bristol’s leading industrial cleaning companies. We’ve done this through a long and committed journey for cleaning excellence. Here’s a quick summary of our cleaning process – from booking a site visit to the actual cleaning of your brewery.

Brewery Cleaning

Facilities that process, package, or store food must adhere to stringent hygiene standards to ensure the health and safety of both employees and customers. The abundance of microorganisms and fungal infections increases the likelihood of cross-contamination in the food processing industry.

Flour mills and powder processing facilities can gather hazardous quantities of dust and debris, including dirt and food particles. Depending on the circumstances, it may be a meat processing business infected with listeria or a food packaging company plagued by mold on the production line. We tailor our cleaning processes to the unique sanitary standards of each kitchen and manufacturing plant where food is prepared.

When we clean, we take care of a variety of tasks, including:

Among other things, we clean:

  • Baking & Bakery Equipment
  • Food Processing Cleaning Machines
  • Dairy & Meat Processing Equipment
  • Systems Food Processing Equipment
  • Food Processing Pumps 
  • Check Weighers and Vibratory Weighers
  • Vibratory Conveyors
  • Belt Conveyors
  • Product Accumulation Systems
  • Palletising & Depalletising Systems
  • Robotics
  • Silo, Vacuum, and Flume Systems
  • Graders and Sorters.
  • Extruding Machines
  • Depositors


Brewery Cleaning Pipes

Why Choose Us To Clean Your Brewery?

We’re a Bristol-based cleaning company with years of experience in industrial cleaning. In addition to ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 certifications, we also have ISSAGBAC accreditation. We have been cleaning up commercial and public areas for years, and we’re certified members of the National Academy of Crime Scene Cleaning (NACSC). Our viral disinfection cleaning for emergency vehicles makes use of cutting-edge methods including ultra-low-volume (ULV) fogging technology and ATP testing machines. We also have a group of experts in decontaminating biohazards, who focus on doing so in industrial facilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Industrial cleaning is a group term for the cleaning of light and heavy industrial facilities. Light industrial cleaning involves cleans of units typically under 120,000 square feet. These include manufacturing plants, small factories, and warehouses. Heavy industrial cleaning includes capital-intensive units such as power stations, shipyards, oil, gas, and chemical processing plants.
Typical examples of industrial cleaning include the cleaning of factory floors, pressure washing inside and outside walls, cleaning of partition walls, lighting, windows, and suspended clients.
The key difference between industrial and commercial cleaning is the sectors they relate to. Industrial cleaning involves the cleaning of light and heavy industrial plants, units, and machinery. Commercial cleaning relates to the cleaning of commercial premises (offices, restaurants, shopping centers, and commercial kitchens). Typically commercial cleans will involve different chemicals, processes, and scheduling to industrial cleans.
Industrial cleaning equipment includes hot water pressure machines and steam cleaners, industrial vacuum cleaners, heavy-duty pressure washers, floor scrubbers, and dries, floor sweepers, fogging equipment. Cleaning specialists are typically dressed in high visibility vests and helmets for the health and safety of staff and to meet industrial cleaning regulations. For more hazardous cleans such as chemical spills, cleaning specialists wear full hazmat suits.

Speak to Our Experts

If you would like further information about our services you can contact on the details provided below. 

Address: CICS (Specialised Cleaning) Limited, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU


Phone: +44 0333-323-0006

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