Welcome to Sussex Blast Cleaning

The Leading UK Blast Cleaning Company & Coating Specialist. Established Since 1990. We offer a broad range of on-site, mobile and in-house blast cleaning, preparation and finishing services for a wide area of commercial, industrial and domestic requirements including heritage restoration projects.


No job too large or too small

We have teams dedicated to all areas of blast cleaning
Small domestic work . . . to large operations such as The Cutty Sark restoration project

We offer a complete service from cleaning to the latest coating systems.

From cleaning to coating

Steam Cleaning From Sussex Blast

Clean moss and grime from brickwork, stone, wood, concrete and tiles with the DOFF steam cleaning system



Factory Work

Local Shot Blasting Services

Some examples of work undertaken.
  • Property restoration
  • Car Body Shell Restoration
  • Timber restoration
  • Walls, fireplaces Inglenooks
  • Stone and Brickwork
  • Gates and railings
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironwork and steelwork
  • Yacht & Boat hulls
  • Stairways & Fire escapes
  • Fire damaged property
Large Scale Local Work
  • Windmills
  • Churches
  • Office blocks
  • Seafront Railings
  • Memorials
  • Steam Engines

Cutty Sark Restoration

Large Scale National Works

We manage and undertake many large scale national projects such as Industrial & Environmental Works, Heritage &Restoration and Storage Tanks / Refineries
Projects and clients have included

  • Cutty Sark Restoration
  • HMS Warrior Restoration • Dartford Barrier
  • Thames Water filtration plants
  • London Royal Parks – Lamp refurbishment
  • Calor Gas, Canvey Island
  • Total Guernsey
  • AkzoNobel Paint factory – Stowmarket

Surface Preparation & Coating

Our Factory

Our factory, based in Hailsham, provides a base and centre our our blasting and coating work. Our facilities include enclosed blast rooms, multiple spraying and coating booths along with a range of ovens for the drying and finishing process.

We work with individual components and batch production to specification or to a commercial finish. The factory works with both new components and old, but our surface preparation capabilities enable high quality coatings and surface finishes to achieve lasting results far beyond normal expectations.

AkzoNobel Paint Factory

AkzoNobel Paint Factory

Paint & Coating Systems

The painting process is a specialised area where Sussex Blast Cleaning have excelled over the last three decades. Coating systems will vary considerably, over a wide choice where paint finishes are required to meet demanding conditions. All our processes are monitored and inspected using independent regulators.

  • We provide the most advanced painting services and paint coating systems.
  • We can work to NORSOK specifications, provide inspection to ICORR and NACE level 3 and we are approved to supply BP, Chevron, TOTAL to name a few!

Dedicated car body restoration service

We have a dedicated vehicle body restoration service where we can blast body shells back to the bear metal. By using difference sorts of abrasive and grades, we ensure no damage done to body panels. Click here to read more

Supported by the world’s leading coating specialists

We are supported by the world’s leading coating specialists who provide qualified chemists for on- site backup around the world. They have industry recognised inspection certificates (ICORR and NACE) and working alongside them we offer a range of services that includes:

  • On-site Inspections
  • Corrosion Surveys
  • Advice on Specifications
  • Guidance on Methods of Application

Hot Zinc , Galvanising, Powder Coating, Metal Spraying, Spray Finishing, Airless Spraying, Electrostatic Painting.

  • Dartford Barrier

    Dartford Barrier

    In April 2011 Sussex Blast Cleaning have been contracted to restore the Dartford Barrier for the Environment Agency. Working with Civil Engineers, Birse , the project will cover approximately three months over the summer period.

  • Beachyhead Lighthouse Restoration

    Beachyhead Lighthouse Restoration

    We were asked to tender for the works by Trinity House which we won. After an aborted attempt on the 17th September due to sea conditions we started work on the 20th September. The work involved Ultra High Pressure Washing of the whole structure, removing all loose coatings and re-applying new coatings to all the metal work and the granite tower.

  • Petrochem Carless Refinery, Harwich

    Petrochem Carless Refinery, Harwich

    Since the first initial 12 running-in tanks, Sussex Blast Cleaning have blasted and painted many more for Petrochem, both internally including tank linings and externally. The company continues to service the customer’s ongoing requirements.

  • AkzoNobel Paint factory – Stowmarket

    AkzoNobel Paint factory – Stowmarket

    Early in 2010 the Company was invited to tender for the project to refurbish the ICI Dulux white paint factory at Stowmarket. It was the first major restoration project since the plant was built in the 1970's.

  • Cutty Sark Restoration

    Cutty Sark Restoration

    In May 2007, the fire on the Cutty Sark was seen as an opportunity for the Company to offer its services to restore the proud status of this unique British Heritage. The ship was undoubtedly in a sorry state and Sussex Blast Cleaning Limited made a proactive approach and presented their services.They were invited to complete trials for the restoration project, where it was able to demonstrate fully its high levels of competence and expertise. The contract was won to complete the restoration in November 2007 after competing against much larger and high profile companies.

  • Total Guernsey

    Total Guernsey

    Early in 2011 Sussex Blast Cleaning did restoration and coating applications to the Total storage and distribution facility in Guernsey.

  • Calor Gas – Canvey Island

    Calor Gas – Canvey Island

    The Sussex Blast Cleaning Staff, being ICAT trained and registered along with all other Health and Safety requirements for the site, were ideally suited to complete the assignment working alongside the Calor Gas Staff.

  • Thames Water

    Thames Water

    In 2005 Sussex Blast Cleaning was invited to work in and restore the water filtration plants with Thames Water.

  • HMS Warrior

    HMS Warrior

    In July 2010 HMS Warrior invited the Company to undergo coating trials for its long term restorations projects.