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About London Junk

London Junk was founded by university graduate Harsha Rathnayake, who started working in the junk removal sector in 2004 as a part time driver while he was studying Automotive Engineering at Kingston University. In 2007 he graduated as an Automotive Engineer and enrolled at the University of Sunderland to study for his MBA while he was still working as a part time driver for the junk removal company in and around London.

In August 2009 on completion of his MBA, he formed his own junk removal company naming it London Junk. Harsha has always been passionate about helping others and the idea of setting up this company was to help both commercial and residential clients to get rid of any kind of waste that is too large to fit in their regular bins.

London junk provides a fully comprehensive service so that our customers don’t have to lift a finger. All they have to do is point out what needs to be removed and our friendly, uniformed two man teams will do all the loading and complete each and every job to a very neat and tidy standard by sweeping up the area. Our staff are well trained and well experienced.

How we work!

London Junk Owner by truck

Over the years London junk has grown rapidly and today we are London’s fastest growing junk removal company. Our aim is to provide our customers with a superior service and to dispose of all the rubbish ethically and responsibly. We are proud to say that we are currently recycling more than 70% of the rubbish we collect and items that are in good condition are often donated to charities. We have over 7 years experience in the waste removal industry.

London Junk can clear any kind of waste including commercial waste, garden waste, residential waste and builders waste. We have built our reputation over the years by helping thousands of customers, providing them with a reliable and professional waste disposal service. With fully fitted vehicles and experienced staff, the service is designed to be cost effective too.

Our goal is to become UK’s largest junk removal company by providing excellent service and value for all our clients.

Our Clients

London Junk has an expanding network of clients, located in and around London, including pubs, health clubs, city council, housing associations, estate agents and private clients. We are proud to have offered our service over the years to our many commercial clients, including:

  • University College London
  • Partridges of Sloane Square
  • Hestia Housing and Support
  • Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
  • Catholic Truth Society
  • Kensington and Chelsea Family Services
  • London Residential Management
  • Local Government Information Unit
  • Southern Thermal Fire & Safety Ltd
  • The National Trust
  • YHA St Pancras
  • Eaton Square Schools Group
  • Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
  • The Eton Collection Hotel Group

Health and Safety

London Junk Ltd is committed to providing a safe environment for employees and others within its premises and area of activities by minimising the risk of any potential hazard which could cause personal injury,affect occupational hazard, damage to its properties and safety of the property of the clients and its contractors.

Strategies to achieve the objectives are to

  • Comply with the relevant Health, Safety and Environmental regulations.
  • Ensure that the Company has an effective Health and Safety Management system which covers good safety practices.
  • Review the Safety Management System periodically to check its effectiveness for continuous improvement and address any non-conformity.
  • Provide training to communicate information on Health, Fire and Safety to all its employees and for protection of the environment as the first priority in every operation.
  • Adopt better practices in Safety by simply training its employees to follow the “ABC” rule (Always Be Careful) on safety.

Health and Safety Supervisor

Our Health and Safety supervisor has qualified with the CSCS Platinum Manager/Supervisor Health and Safety qualification which is equal to CIEH Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace. Registration No: 2492527

Waste carrier License

London Junk is a licensed waste carrier of the Environment Agency. Registration no. is CBDU79861

Environmental Vision

We believe that what we do today will affect what will happen tomorrow. Thus we can make a difference together for future generations by focusing on responsible environmental practices today.

We are committed to protecting the environment by improving and constantly monitoring our performance. That is a top priority at London Junk.

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We are fully insured to carry out our tasks. Our Business insurance policy no. is 550.035.770 and the insurance company is AXA Insurance UK Plc. Insured period is 02-08-2016 to 01-08-2017. Details of the cover are as follows:

Insurance ClauseLimit of indemnity
1: Employers Liability£10,000,000Any one claim
2: Public Liability£1,000,000Any one claim