Clarke Chapman Achieves Five Star Rating For Rail Industry

Clarke Chapman Facilities Managements (FM) Rail Division has received the highest possible rating following a RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit.

RISQS is a third party rail industry audit programme which measures organisational and procedural success.

On receiving the award Colin Pagett Director & Business Manager said “receiving a five star rating under the scheme is a significant achievement for the company, demonstrating that our management systems meets the highest health, safety, operational and competence standards. Following on from our recent successes this is excellent news and it demonstrates to our clients and employees alike our commitment to be at the top of our game”

With customers’ requirements often changing quickly, facilities management providers must be quick to react. Clarke Chapman Facilities Managements can provide a range of skills to a wide range of industry that can be rapidly adapted to the requirements of any particular business or industry.

Clarke Chapman Facilities Management supports the UK railway industry


RISQS is the single entry point for suppliers to the rail industry. Buyers of products and services throughout the GB rail industry use RISQS as its supplier qualification service. It helps suppliers sell in to the GB rail industry by providing an open, fair and transparent way for them to be formally recognised as capable providers of products and services. RISQS support Network Rail, Transport for London, passenger and freight operating companies, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and many other buying organisations in the management of supply chain risk. The scheme embraces rail’s qualification arrangements previously known as Link-up. RISQS is industry-owned, sponsored by a board of representatives from across the rail industry. For further information visit

About Clarke Chapman

Clarke Chapman formerly Rolls Royce Materials Handling division (incorporating Stothert & Pitt, Cowans Sheldon and Wellman Booth) can trace their roots back well over a century. Today Clarke Chapman produces highly specialised handling equipment and support services for the nuclear, steel, rail and other industries. The group operates from strategic locations throughout the UK. Since 2000 the company has been a part of Langley Holdings PLC a diverse, UK based, global engineering group which employs over 4000 people worldwide and annual revenues approaching €1bn.

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