Tinnelly Surface Coating Removal


Name: Tinnelly Surface Coating Removal
Location: Rostrevor
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 57,300.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR


The purchase of a hire pressure washer machine to enhance services offered by a commercial cleaning business.


The applicant is Barry Tinnelly the owner of Tinnelly Surface Coating Removal. This business has traded as a Sole Trader since 2005. It is a mobile business however the owner runs the business from his family home in the village of Rostrevor in Co Down.

The business is an existing service business, which offers commercial scale cleaning to the public and private sector. The business offers effective and environmentally friendly cleaning techniques using a range of techniques.


Funded under Axis 3, through SOAR, the applicant purchased a high pressure washer machine which has the potential to recover and recycle the water/waste on site. The machine in question recycles 95% of water consumption which has huge benefits to the operator, the environment and the customer and is current not in use in NI.

The machine is a high pressure washer which has the facility to recover water and store for safe disposal later or/and recycle water to be reused on site. The machine has the potential to be used on a variety of locations, applications including:

  • Transport sector
  • Agricultural
  • Public sector
  • Commercial/trade


The machine collects the dirty water possibly with harmful chemicals from waste or cleaning agent, cleans the water, removing the harmful agent and reuses the cleaned water. The harmful agent can then be collected and disposed of in an appropriate matter instead of going down drains, public sewage or run off in land etc.