A&R Director, Chloe Stanford

Meet our Director – Chloe

Recently appointed a Director, Chloe has been part of the A&R Family for over seven years and has become a real success story for the company. Chloe is a very driven young talent who has been through a range of NVQ’s, and management training programmes, and accumulated extensive knowledge of our business and the soft services industry giving us a …

New Management Team at A&R Services

MBO at A&R Services sees co-founder and long-standing management take the reigns

Three directors, led by co-founder Ashley Davies, have completed the management buy-out of Bridgend-based A&R Services.  Ashley is joined by 25-year-old Chloe Stanford who first joined the company as an apprentice at the age of 18, and operations manager Dora Vasarhelyi. The deal was funded by the Development Bank of Wales with a loan and equity investment package from the …

A&R Staff Member Packing Food Hampers for Charity Appeal

The Welsh Business Feeding Local Charities in Need This Christmas

Bridgend-based Soft Services provider A&R Services is aiming to feed over 100 families this Christmas with the launch of their ‘Feed Families’ Christmas appeal. Aimed at helping households in need across the whole of Wales, the ‘Feed Families’ campaign will provide a festive food hamper to those who need it most during the holiday season. With the help of local …

A&R Operations Manager Appointment

Operations Manager Appointed at A&R Services

A&R Services has appointed Dora Vasarhelyi as Operations Manager and head of its team of Commercial Managers. The Soft Services provider which provides cleaning services such as security, and washroom & facilities management across the UK has made another senior appointment to support the company’s continued growth. Starting her journey with A&R as a cleaner, Dora has been with the …

A&R Team Celebrating Fast Growth 50 2021

A&R Services Announces Fifth Consecutive Year of Business Growth

Award-winning soft facilities provider, A&R Services has today announced their inclusion in the Fast Growth 50, for a record fifth consecutive year. The Fast Growth 50 has been around since 1999, identifying the fastest growing firms in Wales, Fast Growth 50 is a unique initiative that has firmly established itself as THE list of businesses that entrepreneurs across Wales aspire …

Welsh Businesses help local community gym to re-open

A Welsh gym, which was forced to close during the pandemic, has reopened after support from one of Wales’ largest not-for-profit organisations Welsh Water, and award-winning soft services provider A&R Services. Dowlais ABC, an amateur boxing club in Merthyr Tydfil has been providing a place for local enthusiasts to train for over 70 years, producing well over 100 ABA Champions. …

A&R Services Crowned Family Business of the Year

A&R Services were last night crowned winners of the Family Business of the Year 2021 for Wales. The soft services provider, covering Wales and the South West were announced amongst a line-up of leading family businesses from across the country. The announcement came following a virtual awards ceremony, hosted by the Family Business United and is the Bridgend-based firms’ first award win …

Monmouthshire Building Society

How are A&R helping to Support Monmouthshire Building Society?

We recently caught up with Mark Howell, Facilities Manager at Monmouthshire Building Society with a head office and branches positioned across South Wales, to find out how A&R Services have helped to support Mark and the team adapt to COVID restrictions and create a safe and secure environment for customers and staff alike. Problem As for many businesses throughout the …

A&R Services Wins Major Welsh Water Cleaning Contract

The South Wales commercial cleaners have been awarded a multi-year cleaning contract with one of Wales’ largest businesses. Selected for their reputation within the industry, and for the innovative cleaning techniques they have been operating throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the award-winning firm will provide commercial cleaning services to fifty-two Welsh Water offices, water treatment facilities, and visitor centre sites across …