Welcome to Southern Contracts, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of industrial laundry equipment, catering and commercial cleaning equipment for offshore, marine and onshore businesses, including but not limited to: Hotel and Leisure, Nursing Homes, Retirement homes, Local Authorities, NHS, Marinas, Holiday Parks.

Founded in 1964 to supply and maintain commercial special voltage floor care and commercial laundry equipment required by the shipping industry, we are a global supplier to the Marine and Off Shore Industries, with major customers including:

  • The Royal Navy
  • Carnival Cruises
  • Saga Shipping
  • Saga Cruises – Eco-friendly Lagoon® wet-cleaning system
  • Shell International Trading
  • Offshore Platforms

Southern Contracts has also expanded its business to become an established supplier of commercial washing machines to a range of industries located in the south of England that include leisure, nursing and care sectors. Today we supply our industrial laundry equipment to a wide range of public and private sector clients, including:

  • Industrial laundry equipment for Care Homes, Nursing Homes, Retirement Homes and Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Housing Associations
  • Schools
  • Local Authorities and the NHS

We pride ourselves on delivering the very best products and service to our customers. By stocking the leading manufacturers of commercial washing machines and industrial tumble dryers, cleaning and catering equipment, we offer independent and unbiased advice to ensure your purchase precisely meets your requirement and budget; our expert team of technical staff are on hand to ensure your business is supported through every aspect of your purchase, from initial advice on current government standards (i.e. infection control for commercial washing machines in care homes) covering all aspects of installation through to ongoing maintenance service and repair.

1964 Southern Contract is Founded

Southern Contracts was formed by Norman Elphinstone Sr. in 1964 and is now in its third generation of family ownership.

1969 Hotel and Care Sector

In 1969, the Company entered the Hotel and Care Sector market and since then has become well known for their expertise in supplying industrial laundry equipment, specifically commercial washing machines and industrial tumble dryers.

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