Marine and offshore, Southern Contracts have over 45 years of experience

Installation of commercial laundry equipment

Producing a first class installation of commercial laundry equipment requires that the following factors to be given careful consideration:

  • Functional and capacity planning/optimisation
  • Space utilisation
  • Access routes
  • Services routing
  • Quality installation

Functional and capacity planning/optimization

wide variety of commecial equipment to choose from Whilst at first site it may seem simple, optimizing the equipment choices for current and future needs, requires experience and in depth knowledge of the products coupled with an ability to listen to you. Southern Contracts team of specifiers and installers have 45 years experience, which can be bought to bear to find the most cost effect solution to your laundry needs.

Space utilisation

Utilising small spaces is an area Southerns Contracts excels at There are always conflicting demands on the available space in any operation. Ensuring that your laundry footprint is designed to balance floor space, ergonomics, capital and installation costs, is an area where Southern Contract excels.

This photo shows a Southern Contracts engineer installing commercial laundry equipment on the P&O cruise ship Aurora.

Access routes

Delivering a large tumble drier to the Marriott Ensuring that the equipment can be brought into the space is also an area which should be planned. It's too late to find out that the chosen equipment doesn't fit through the door when your crane has closed the road! Fortunately the Southern Contracts installation engineer got this just right to allow a large tumble drier to be installed at the Highcliff Marriot.

Services routing

The routing and capacity of services is another vital part installation planning. Southern Contracts installation team have gas safe engineers, electricians, plumbers and ventilation experts. Ensuring that the correct support is always on hand.

Ducting and gas work in the Rivera Hotel. Southern Contracts engineers at work

Quality installation

A team of certified and qualified fitters are available for planning and installing your new commercial laundry equipment. And of course you will be reassured that they are registered and approved by the manufacturer.

We love a challenge, call us to discuss your installation needs no matter how difficult or taxing on Telephone: 44 (0)1202 422100

Southern Contracts experienceOur experience in supplying to the marine and offshore industry is second to none and we pride ourselves on delivering an expert global service to every customer we have worked with.

Southern Contracts established since 1964Established in 1964 by Norman Elphinstone Snr and still owned and managed by the Elphinstone family today, Southern Contracts’ long-term success is built on meeting and exceeding customer expectation.


Our experience in supplying to the marine and offshore industry is second to none and we pride ourselves on delivering an expert global service to every customer we have worked with.

We are a chosen Top UK Distributor for Electrolux Professional Laundry / Food Service.

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Established in 1964 by Norman Elphinstone Snr and still owned and managed by the Elphinstone family today, Southern Contracts’ long-term success is built on meeting and exceeding customer expectation.

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