Ayrshire village relies on Electrolux

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Hansel Alliance, based at Hansel Village in Symington, Ayrshire, provides a range of social care services for people with disabilities, including supported employment. One of the supported employment projects in the village is the laundry which opened on its current site in 1993 and carries out washing for the 72 people on site and, in addition, handles commercial contracts for a variety of local businesses. The laundry is equipped with Electrolux Laundry Systems commercial equipment including washer extractors, tumble dryers, hydro extractors, roller ironer, steam shirt finisher and flatbed press. It has recently taken delivery of some new machines from the Generation 3000 High-Spin range ­ five W3240H washer extractors and an 1C3 3320 ironer. The machinery was purchased through Electrolux dealers William Wilkie of Glasgow. Hansel Alliance development manager Richard Wilkinson said seven full- and part-time supported employees worked in the laundry under the guidance and supervision of three staff membe

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